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Why is roof of my mouth blue?

Why is roof of my mouth blue?

Can't be sure: ..Without an exam but it is likely either a bruise if you have had any trauma recently in that area or a result of food/drink discoloration. I think these are the most likely causes but you really should be seen by a dentist for an exam to rule out more serious and less likely possibilities. ...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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What is the roof of my mouth white?

What is the roof of my mouth white?

Film: A mouth film can be caused by many possibilities including alcohol or toothpaste ingredients. Try avoiding alcohol based mouthwash and toothpaste with sodium lauryl sulphate to see if it improves. Also be sure to practice good oral hygiene. ...Read more

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What causes the roof of your mouth to itch?

What causes the roof of your mouth to itch?

Fungal infection?: Or allergy to something you ate or drank? If it persists and you can't figure it out, see your dentist to try to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What does the roof of your mouth look like?

What does the roof of your mouth look like?

Pink with ridges: A normal palate is pink, with firmly attached tissue. There are ridges called rugae towards the front that are alike a finger print and helps give stop points for your tongue during speech and swallowing. The back of your hard palate is smooth and transitions into the soft palate that vibrates during speech and lifts during swallowing. The uvula is the pink dangling tissue in the center back. ...Read more

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Please describe these 2 holes in the roof of my mouth?

Please describe these 2 holes in the roof of my mouth?

Good question?: You shouldn't have any holes in the roof of your mouth. Are you sure they are "holes". Have your dentist take a look. We have no way of seeing what you see. ...Read more

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Why does some of the roof of my mouth hurt and feel weird?

Why does some of the roof of my mouth hurt and feel weird?

Depends: Without more information, it's hard to be sure. Apthous ulcers may occur on the palate and are painful. These usually go away with no problem. Other infections, irritations (for example, by dentures) and some tumors may also be located here. If there is a lump, you should consider having it checked by your doctor or dentist. Chances are its nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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How can I itch the roof of my mouth? It's really irrating, help?

How can I itch the roof of my mouth? It's really irrating, help?

Many things.: There are anumber of reasons for itching. Have you changed your toothpaste or mouthwash recently? You may be having a reaction to one of them. Look at the products that you use in you mouth. An infection can cause itching. So can vitamin deficiencies and anumber of diseases. It is best to see you dentist and have this checked out. ...Read more

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Roof of my mouth turned white whenever I eat something it hurts?

Roof of my mouth turned white whenever I eat something it hurts?

Mouth pain: hello ~ this is either due to previous scald injury to roof of mouth from swallowing very hot, or even too spicey food (vindoo curry) or a viral or fungal infection of mouth ( herpes or coxsackie stomatatitis or candidiasis). In 1. cold fluid and food for 5 - 7 days, 2. see a doctor. 0.1% triamcinolone dental paste will help take pain away. thanks ...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