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Smooth Red Patch On Hard Palate
A red spot appeared on my hard palate literally overnight. It's been 4 days but it's still there and not fading. Not painful and perfectly smooth?
Get it checked: It's probably nothing major but anything that is appears in the mouth that is red should be checked by a dentist or oral surgeon if it doesn't get better within a few days. Best wishes. ...Read more
Recurring oral thrush nyatatin cures it then it just returns hard palate worste affected really bad in morning scrape away red patches underneath.?
Small bumps and lumps hard palate no size grow in a year or more torus? Cancer? Gum colored rough patches on jaw no red or white. Dentist soon. Help23age
Ask: Ask your Dentist after he/she has examined you for a knowledgeable answer. Upper jaw torus is usually singular and in midline. You have to be examined to be diagnosed, but odds are that your lesions are not cancerous. ...Read more
My hard palate is a little yellow and I've had cold symptoms for about a week. (not tasting, stuffed up, etc.) some small red patches on roof of mouth?
Mouth eruption: Your symptoms seem viral in nature, and the patches may be a specific type. Upper respiratory illnesses such as sinus infection can present similarly with nasal stuffiness and diminished taste. Bacterial infection such as strep throat is not usually a palatal disease. However, mononucleosis is always a concern for a range of symptoms and can be tested for. An exam is in order if you don't improve. ...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
White hard palate yellow soft palate white, red nobs on palate and further in, swallowed back of the tounge white patches jaw to ear pain no pain swal?
Maybe thrush (fungus): The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. Causes of tongue that looks patchy include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). ...Read more
Hello. I have a hard red bump and redness around it, slightly painful on my hard palate. I did eat something hot on Saturday. What coukd it be?
Could be burn: Did this lesion occur after eating the hot food? If so, give it a few days to heal. See your dentist if it does not heal. ...Read more
What can I do to treat swollen, red, painful hard palate that's been hurting for over a week? Should I avoid food? Can I put calendula ointment on it?
I'm experience pain where my hard palate is at and I think it my be swollen too. I'm 18 and freaking out because it is red and cut up how do I treat it?
Hard palate is yellow and purple, soft palate changes from red to yellow occasionally. One tonsil enlarges. Anything possibly wrong?
This can't be diagnosed without a clinical and visual examination.
Make an appointment to see your dentist, an oral surgeon, or an ENT specialist. ...Read more
28 male smoker raised bumps on hard palate tiny red dots in rough texture appearance red and white pigments any ideas. Not sore or painfull?
Nicotine Stomatitis: All tissues will respond to repeated attacks by mounting a defense. Smoking exposes the mouth to heat, the chemicals and the vapors of burning tobacco & can cause changes in the appearance. These changes can indicate the beginnings of oral cancer or be completely benign. Only a dentist can tell for sure and may reccommend a biopsy of the area to be certain so you need to have it checked right away. ...Read more
Half of molar #14 is gray. Hard painless bump on hard palate above tooth. No pain in tooth. Not red or ulcerated. Bump hurts if you press hard. : (?
Abcess?: The gray discoloration could certainly be a large cavity. The lump on your palate could certainly be an abcess asthma result of the cavity. You can easily have an abscessed tooth that died without sensitivity. You need to have an examination and an xray of that tooth from your dentist. ...Read more
I had oralSex lately, now there are red&yellow sores on my soft palate & bigger sores back of my tongue somehow on pharynx, hard palate is gettin yellow?
You should see MD: You shold see your MD to make sure you haven't contacted an infection. Especially if you are having pain now. ...Read more
I have a non painful red spot on the hard palate of the roof of my mouth. Could this be caused by trauma? Or something more serious
Yes it could.: So, obviously we would need to get it examined asap. Without a photograph, it is impossible to give you any information that is relevant to you. Good luck! ...Read more
My soft palate is yellow and I have a red bruise on the hard palate of my mouth which were red dots yesterday and look like tiny holes today?
See dentist: Did you burn your mouth or eat too much spicy or sour food? New toothpaste or mouthwash? Are you sick with a fever or sore throat? See your dentist or doc & get it checked. Unless you recently burnt your mouth with hot food or drink, or if you have been eating too much of a spicy or hot food, or changed mouthwash or toothpaste. Then stop doing it & give it 3 days to heal. See doc then if needed ...Read more
I have two red hard bumps one my hard palate. They are sore to touch and are painful when I swallow or apply pressure. I'll add I had a cold a week ag?
Thermal burn: Probably not related to the cold you had. Did you accidentally eat some hot soup when you had your cold and possibly burn the roof of your mouth? Or were you sucking on lozenges during that time? If the lesions don't heal in 3 weeks, see a doctor or dentist for further evaluation ...Read more
My mouth is painful, when I chew i'll be biting the wall of my mouth and also red spot on the hard palate just behind front teeth. What could this be?
Red angry rash on hard palate not sore slightly raised bleb with red dots in male 28 smoker non drinker. Any ideas numerous upper broken teeth.
I have two raised, red and sore bumps on my hard palate. It hurts to swallow, and I didn't burn my mouth recently?
Please see physician: You need to see a physician for proper diagnosis. Is it new? Or is it always there? Is it hard? You may have cold sores in mouth, need to be examined ...Read more
I have red spots at the very front of my soft palate, a cold, and a bad sore throat. What's going on? My hard palate is white
Sore throat: It is likely you have an infection in your throat. Viral infection will typically resolve on its own. Bacterial infections, however, (ie: strep), will require antibiotics in order to resolve. I recommend you consult with your doctor in order to make the correct diagnosis and initiate appropriate treatment. ...Read more
The hard palate at the back of my mouth is red and hurts and it hurts quite a bit as I swallow and it passes midway down my throat. Strep negative?
Cold symptoms, red spots high on my soft palate with a slight yellowing, sore throat, white hard palate, not fuzzy. Help?
Stabbing pain at top/back of throat when swallowing food (not as bad w/liquid). red hard palate. Sensitivity inside upper lip. Almost 5 days now?
Pain on swallowing: Most likely viral URI. Can try salt gargle. Or if you can find it gum with aspirin in it. ...Read more
Had blood in spit. Hard palate spotted red, but my throat/chest has been irritated off and on for more than a month. Also have brkn tooth and GERD.?
I have a scrape on my hard palate but I have some white/ yellowish patches around, should I worry about it. I'm already going for 3 days like that.
We cannot answer this without seeing the wound and information about what caused it.
If it does not heal in 5-7 days, have it examined by your dentist. ...Read more
I am a 25 year old female, I have a dry dark recurrent patch on the upper lip as well as some itching on the hard palate, what could it be? Thankyou
Guess: No way to guess without a physical examination. Please schedule an appointment wit your Dentist for an examination. There are oh so many things that can cause dry spots and swelling, and they may or may not be associated with each other. Please call your Dentist. ...Read more
Teeth cleaning last week was ok but now noticed bump on left side, near center ridge of hard palate w my tongue. Concerned? No lesions or patches.
Exam: If this is new, if it has just become noticeable since your check-up, you must return to your Dentist for an examination. Please call now to make an appointment. ...Read more