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Sore throat, swollen glands, swollen roof of mouth and under tongue and sores on tongue. What could it be?

Sore throat, swollen glands, swollen roof of mouth and under tongue and sores on tongue. What could it be?

Perhaps: Strep throat, mononucleosis, or other viruses. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. ...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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Painless bump in roof of mouth and sore throat?

Painless bump in roof of mouth and sore throat?

May not be related: These 2 symptoms may or may not be related. Sore throat may be flu or any upper respiratory tract infection. Could be from trauma. Virus or bacteria. Who knows? The bump? How long has it been there? Could be a natural bony growth. Could be a cyst. Could be a number of things. Please see an md or a dds in person for further answers. ...Read more

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What is a hard painless lump in roof of mouth and sore throat?

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What is a hard painless lump in roof of mouth and sore throat?

Are they related?: Is the hard painless lump related to a sore throat? You could have a hard painless lump on the roof of your mouth which is completely normal. It might be there for many years and you did not notice it. It is called tori. Check with a dentist about the lump and check with a physician for sore throat. If these two conditions are related, your physician should tell. ...Read more

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Why is the roof of my mouth swollen and hurting?

Hot pizza: Is it burned? Common reason for palate pain is burn from hot food. Without a clue, its just a guess. ...Read more

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Red bumps on roof of mouth and sore throat, is this from an sti?

Red bumps on roof of mouth and sore throat, is this from an sti?

See Doctor: If by sti you mean a sexually transmitted infection like syphilis the answer is yes. However there are other things than can cause red lesions and a sore throat. Consult a dentist and a physician as soon as possible especially if you suspect having a sexally transmitted infection, get tested for HIV infection also. Avoid all sexual contact until ok by doctor. ...Read more

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Cold sore on top lip and inside nostril, sore gums and roof of mouth?

Cold sore on top lip and inside nostril, sore gums and roof of mouth?

An outbreak. : Sounds like you have an outbreak of cold sores. They do come in numbers sometimes and the best thing do is go to your dentist or md and get a script for acyclovir. If you are prone to these outbreaks or even singular sores..Then have some of that drug on hand at all times. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and the roof of my mouth is red?

I have a sore throat and the roof of my mouth is red?

Strep Throat: You should consult your doctor as you may have strep infection in your throat and may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Sore inside mouth tingling roof of mouth and tingling tongue. What does this indicate?

Sore inside mouth tingling roof of mouth and tingling tongue. What does this indicate?

See a dentist: See a dentist. Not possible to give you an answer here without clinical examination and xrays. ...Read more

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My throat hurts and palate area on roof of mouth is yellow, what could this be?

My throat hurts and palate area on roof of mouth is yellow, what could this be?

Seasonal flu : is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. Try to quit the tobacco use, good opportunity. If concerned, see your PCP after 6 days or so. ...Read more

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What could cause a sore throat, swollen tongue, mouth sores, red bumps all over my tongue and the back of my throat and extreme fatigue besides strep.

What could cause a sore throat, swollen tongue, mouth sores, red bumps all over my tongue and the back of my throat and extreme fatigue besides strep.

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read more

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Off and on sore throat, burning tongue and roof of mouth. ?

Off and on sore throat, burning tongue and roof of mouth. ?

Side effects: Common side effect for many medications or your getting exposure to some chemical. ...Read more

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I have painful swelling on the roof of my mouth along with fever and sore throat, what is causing this?

I have painful swelling on the roof of my mouth along with fever and sore throat, what is causing this?

Burn/virus/autoimmun: It can often be due to a burn/hot food exposure, otherwise a viral infection/bacterial infection or autoimune process. Should be checked out by a qualified physician to make sure it is nothing that needs a biopsy or imaging like a growth. ...Read more

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Massive outbreak of cold sores on top lip and nostril. Sore tongue, sore gums and sore throat?

Massive outbreak of cold sores on top lip and nostril. Sore tongue, sore gums and sore throat?

First episode?: This sounds like primary herpes simplex gingivostomatitis. Untreated it may last 3 weeks but Acyclovir (zovirax) or valayclovir (valtrex) should lessen it substantially. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Help! what can cause dry mouth and tongue feeling raw and dry? Also roof of mouth is sore?

Side effects: Could be a side effects from certain meds. Like antibiotics, are you on any meds.? Also severe stress causes similar symptoms ...Read more

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Red patchy soreness on gums and roof of mouth what is it?

Red patchy soreness on gums and roof of mouth what is it?

Red soreness : There are a dozen reasons for your symptoms and only a dr can diagnose that with his own eyes! is it possible you burned your mouth with hot pizza, etc? You could rinse and gargle with regular 3% hydrogen peroxide until you can get in to see the dr. ...Read more

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Part of the roof of my mouth is sore and burning, with red spots. Is this serious?

Part of the roof of my mouth is sore and burning, with red spots. Is this serious?

Needs to be seen: These types of situations require a personal visual examination and evaluation. We can't know what you have and whether or not it's serious without seeing you. If you want to know what you have and what would be the appropriate treatment, if any, you will need to see a physician. ...Read more

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Roof of mouth is sore and producing excess saliva. Sore throat too. Any ideas anyone?

Roof of mouth is sore and producing excess saliva. Sore throat too. Any ideas anyone?

Lots of ideas: I have lost of ideas, but can't diagnose you over the internet. Viral? Allergies? Strep throat and 100 more possibilities. Your best bet is to see your physician for a definitive diagnosis and treatment if necessary. ...Read more

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Palate (Definition)

The roof of the mouth in vertebrates having a complete separation of the oral and nasal cavities and consisting of the hard palate ...Read more


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Sore Mouth (Definition)

Pain or soreness of the mouth. Persistent symptoms should be evaluated by ENT ...Read more