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What causes roof of mouth lacerations and bleeding?

What causes roof of mouth lacerations and bleeding?

Not normal: It could be a few things from pizza burns to some form of pathology. If it does not go away within a week or two, I would suggest a visit to a dentist or oral pathologist. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Red dots and minor bleedings in roof of mouth. Not a smoker/drinker. No Sob/fever etc. I am freaking out! HELP?!

Red dots and minor bleedings in roof of mouth. Not a smoker/drinker. No Sob/fever etc. I am freaking out! HELP?!

See a doctor: This needs to be professionally evaluated and this can only be done by a doctor examining you and perhaps obtaining some further testing. Go and get this taken care of soon. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Do I have hiv/aids spicy food made roof of mouth raw/sore, but no bleeding. French kissed guy once barely tongue?

Do I have hiv/aids spicy food made roof of mouth raw/sore, but no bleeding. French kissed guy once barely tongue?

Hiv: HIV is transmitted through sex and blood but generally not through saliva. However, if you are sexually active and unsure of the history of any of the partners you've had sex with, please see a physician to have testing for all std's including hiv. ...Read more

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Itchy red bumps on roof of mouth close to throat....and excessive bleeding gums...what could this be??

Itchy red bumps on roof of mouth close to throat....and excessive bleeding gums...what could this be??

Fungal Infection?: The differential diagnosis on this is fairly limited. Most commonly a fungal infection/ allergy can be the culprit. However, it could be something more difficult, such as a herpetic infection, or exotic like pemphigus. I would recommend a trip to your Dentist for visual examination and possible medication/treatment. ...Read more

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My 13 year old daughter had bleeding from the roof of her mouth yesterday. Was told it looked like it was"sweating blood. " What could cause this?

My 13 year old daughter had bleeding from the roof of her mouth yesterday. Was told it looked like it was"sweating blood. " What could cause this?

Bleeding: This sounds like it was caused by trauma, like something rubbing on the hard palate. The bleeding should stop by itself but if it persists please see a doctor
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Can sinusitis cause sores to roof of mouth?

Can sinusitis cause sores to roof of mouth?

Yes.: But it would be better if a ct scan of maxilla is taken, if you are suspicious of sinus pathoses. ...Read more

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What are the two tiny holes on the roof on my mouth/ palate called/ caused by? They are simetrical and I've had them all my life.

What are the two tiny holes on the roof on my mouth/ palate called/ caused by? They are simetrical and I've had them all my life.

Fovea Palatinae: They appear as small depressed points at the junction between the soft and hard palate just off off the midline and are the ductal openings and recipients of distributaries of ducts of the surrounding clusters of mucous glands. ...Read more

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Periodic sharp pains in roof of mouth (hard palette). Could this be caused by frequent clinching/grinding or a sign of something more serious?

Periodic sharp pains in roof of mouth (hard palette). Could this be caused by frequent clinching/grinding or a sign of something more serious?

Not grinding: Pain in the hard palate is not from grinding. Have your dental professional take a look when you are experiencing the pain for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes sore spot on roof of mouth?

What causes sore spot on roof of mouth?

Lots: Scratch, burn, viral or bacterial infection, neoplasm, and lots of other reasons. Please see your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Siwhat can cause sinus pain near roof of mouth?

Siwhat can cause sinus pain near roof of mouth?

A couple of things: Allergies, illness, trauma or possibly an infected tooth. There may be other causes as well. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Causes of redness on roof of mouth??? And appropriate treatment for it??

Causes of redness on roof of mouth??? And appropriate treatment for it??

Depends: Treatment depends on the cause and I regret that it is not feasible to discern the cause without examining you. Did you burn/scald the roof of your mouth? You may wish to wait it out. If it is not better in a couple of weeks, please consult a doctor in-person. ...Read more

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Do sinus problems cause bump on roof of mouth?

Do sinus problems cause bump on roof of mouth?

Not really: Is the bump hard or soft? If soft, it may be an infection from a non-vital tooth. If hard, it may be a torus. Either way, it needs to be examined to determine the cause and to have it treated, if necessary. See a local dentist for a consultation. ...Read more

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Gums on roof of mouth peel when eating hard food, slight pain, cause?

Gums on roof of mouth peel when eating hard food, slight pain, cause?

Abrasion: The hard food may be causing some abrasion or irritation to the palatal tissues, which can be thin in some patients, especially if there is a palatal torus (bony growth in the roof of the palate). ...Read more

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Can top wisdom teeth cause pain in roof of mouth?

Can top wisdom teeth cause pain in roof of mouth?

If infected: Infected or impacted wisdom teeth can cause pain in the roof of the mouth. See your dentist. ...Read more

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What causes blood blister on roof of mouth and how long to heal?

What causes blood blister on roof of mouth and how long to heal?

Cause?: The most likely cause would be some irritation, perhaps from eating a hard or sharp piece of food, or accidental abrasion while brushing your teeth. However, without actually being able to see you clinically, we can't give you an accurate diagnosis. It should be gone in about one week. If it lasts more than two weeks, make sure you have it diagnosed by your dentist! ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause roof of mouth on hard palate to be white?

Can post nasal drip cause roof of mouth on hard palate to be white?

Post nasal drip: Possibly it could be from the mucus present from the post nasal drip. If it lasts for more than a week I would have your dentist take a look at it. It could be a sign of something else. ...Read more

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Black spot on roof of mouth is it cancer? Could it be caused by vaping

Black spot on roof of mouth is it cancer? Could it be caused by vaping

Probably no, and yes: No way to tell without an examination. Go see your Dentist, or a specialist Oral Surgeon, for examination, differential diagnosis, and treatment plan. ...Read more

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What causes salviary glands on roof of mouth and gums to swell up? I get this with other allergies, can it be allergy induced?

What causes salviary glands on roof of mouth and gums to swell up? I get this with other allergies, can it be allergy induced?

See your dentist: Many salivary gland disorders have very similar symptoms. The main symptom of salivary gland disorders is irritated or swollen salivary glands. There are many tests that can diagnose salivary gland disorders. These tests help determine the cause of salivary gland symptoms. See your dentist for evaluation, diagnosis and possible referral to a specialist. ...Read more

Palate (Definition)

The palate is the anatomical description of the roof of the mouth. It separated into two parts: the hard palate (more forward) and the soft palate (which is closer to the throat), it separates the mouth ...Read more


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