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Roof Of My Mouth Is Sore And Swollen
TRY: Gargling with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). ...Read more
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
Red spots on the roof of my mouth (hard palate) and tender to touch. It feels smooth and swollen where the spots are.
See your dentist: Red spots on the roof of the mouth may be due to many reasons like bacterial infection, viral infection, vitamin deficiencies or allergies. Gargle with warm salt water 3 X per day to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort. However, if the symptoms persist more than 7-10 days please visit your dentist. ...Read more
Swelling on the roof/palate of my mouth and migraine I ran/walked a 10k 3/17/12 after I finished I got an apple and a water as I took a bite of the apple I noticed the roof of my mouth was very tender, today 3/19/12 the roof/palate is still swollen in two
This: This could have multiple causes, some dental related. Any medical professional you will see would want to rule out dental causation first, as this is most common for your symptoms. Therefore I suggest you start with your dentist. Congrats on your 10k. ...Read more
My wisdom teeth are coming out and my mouth is sore and swollen. What are some ways to alleviate the symptoms and what can I do?
Tips for pain: Apply an ice pack to the side of your face for twenty minutes. If no relief, try moist heat. Take an over the counter pain medicine such as ibuprophen or tylenol (acetaminophen). Drink cold drinks or slushees. Try spraying sore throat spray on the tender tissue. If no relief in two days, see your denitst as you may need to have these teeth extracted. ...Read more
The whole back of the roof of my mouth is sore and my feces are green. Could I be coming down with something? Or trying to fight something off?
DUH: You don't have to be a mental giant to come up with the same conclusions you did. Carry this a bit further, are you getting over anything? If not then the logic would be that you are coming down with something. ...Read more
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
The inside roof of my mouth is sore and irritated. I have been using mouthwash but it hasn't helped. Its been sore for a couple weeks but is getting worse. There are no sores, but it feels a little warm. I thought it was just irritation. Do I see a doctor
The inside roof of my mouth is sore and irritated. I have been using mouthwash but hasn't helped. Do I see a Doctor or Dentist Its been sore for a couple weeks but is getting worse. There are no sores but it feels a little warm. I thought it was just irri
Agreed, discontinue the mouthwash. Do you recall of burning the roof of your mouth with something like pizza? Do you smoke?
In general any sores that do not resolve in about 10 days warrant seeing a professional to see what is going on. I am not sure if the mouthwash is making it worse or if something else is going on. ...Read more
I was around someone that has atypical measles. I have a sore throat, the roof of my mouth is sore, and a sore by hinge of jaw. Should I worry?
Get checked out: Some of your symptoms are common to upper respiratory viral illnesses, and I am unclear about the "sore, " whether this is on the skin or in the deeper tissue. Either way, with the increase in measles outbreaks, a positive exposure, and some associated symptoms, it is advisable that you see your doc to look into this further. Take care of yourself! Good luck! ...Read more
Sore mouth: If the jaw is enlarged it could be osteomyelitis. ...Read more
Please help, when I swallow my tongue hits my mouth beyond normal force (roof of mouth is sore it's that hard). Also my upper lip or muscles around that area hit my upper jaw really hard at same time when swallowing. What could be the cause of this?
See oral surgeon: Hard to say without exam. See oral surgeon. ...Read more
Possible: Viral infection. See dentist or PCP for diagnosis. ...Read more
Maybe strep, flu, etc.: Nose and throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc... It can be difficult to tell what the cause is. If symptoms only last 1-2 days, it was likely allergies, irritation, or a mild cold. Doctors have rapid 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start antibiotics "right away", which means within the first 3 days of strep symptoms. ...Read more
Right neck lymph node swollen over night, roof of my mouth is white and I have sore lips and mouth, could it be lymphoma?
I have sore throat and I woke up with the roof of my mouth swollen close to were my sore throat is. Is this something I should be worry about?
Red raw sore on the roof of my mouth. Swollen red bumps on back of tongue and back sides of tongue and white spots on tonsils.
About a week ago I had body aches and a sore throat with cough, it has progressively gotten worse and today the roof of my mouth is swollen?
Get 2 a Dr: You need to have this checked out. No panic needed, but should be looked at. Congratulations, you have tried to fight this off on your own longer than 90% of most people out there. Your doctor should be able to help with symptoms as well. ...Read more
Roof of my mouth is yellow with tiny red spots back of throat is red. Not pain or soreness no swollen lymph nodes what can this be?
I've been having a sore throat runny nose the roof of my mouth feels swollen 2 bumps in the back of my tongue went away a day ago what's going on?
Influenza: You have the flu! Check out CDC. Gov site for more info. Its all over the USA. Vet a nose swab done to confirm it. Drink lot of fluids and take rest. ...Read more
I have swollen gums, painful teeth, sore throat, whitish- yellowish stuff on the roof of my mouth, and swollen lymph glands. Any idea what it might be?
Could be: Could be any of a number of viral, bacterial, or fungal problems. Please call your dentist for examination. ...Read more
Back sides of hard palate on roof of mouth are swollen and sensitive. Any ideas what it could be?
See your doctor: You should see a doctor or dentist for an evaluation. Is could be from a number of things so only a by a medical professional actually examining you would be the only way a proper diagnosis can occur and subsequently treatment options to alleviate your symptoms. ...Read more
My left soft palate is really sore and swollen. It only hurts on my left side of mouth and has been like this for 3 days. What could this be?
Virus: You probably have some viral infection. Common to attack one side of head. It can effect the whole side of head, ears, throat, etc. You may have some lesions that you cannot see. You need to be seen by dentist or physician to properly diagnosis and treat problem. ...Read more
Is it normal for the gum area on top of a tori on palate to become pink and a little swollen after burning roof of mouth? How long until gum goes down
Burned roof of mouth a few days ago now it still is sore and tissue is swollen could be infected how can I heal it faster?
Without further: Additional injury, the burn should resolve in 10-14 days since the accident, probably another week for you. Sorry, no miracle treatments are available to speed that healing process. Avoid spicy foods and use bland toothpaste. Ask your dentist about a prescription rinse that can help soothe the area while it heals. Good luck! ...Read more
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