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Can a sinus infection cause the soft palate to sting/burn?

Can a sinus infection cause the soft palate to sting/burn?

Burning palate: A viral infection can cause your soft palate to burn or sting. But so can many other things. If you are being treated for the sinus infections n talk to your treating doctor. If you are not being treated then you should see someone and get this looked at. See a dentist regarding your mouth and your primary care for the sinus infection. ...Read more

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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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My soft palate is black, should I be concerned?

My soft palate is black, should I be concerned?

Ofcourse.!: Are you a smoker? Have u had this issue for a long time? Is it painful, irritated, or has it changed color? All these questions are important issues. See a dentist/oral surgeon/periodontist. ...Read more

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How t0 cure itching soft palate?

How t0 cure itching soft palate?

Soft palate itching?: You may be allergic to something or coming down with a cold. There are other dental and medical conditions that may cause this. See your dentist for an evaluation if this continues. You can try rinsing with salt water but it would be better to have someone take a look regardless. It may vanish on its own and never come back. ...Read more

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Cause of inflammation of soft palate?

Cause of inflammation of soft palate?

Various: Could be allergies, soft tissue injury such as an abrasion, reaction to your medication. If it is short duration, likely a food allergy. If longer, could be side effect of medication. If just came on suddenly and getting better daily, it is likely an abrasion. Could be a fungal or viral infection. See your dentist or doctor for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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My soft palate is red and painful. What's wrong?

My soft palate is red and painful. What's wrong?

See a dentist: There are several things that can cause your palate to be red and painful and only an oral exam can answer this. It could be viral, allergies, vitamin deficiency, infection thrush, autoimmune disease, and others. See a dentist asap to find out. What. Is going on in your mouth. ...Read more

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I have inflammation of soft palate which is very painful?

I have inflammation of soft palate which is very painful?

Sore: See your ENT or oral surgeon. You may have a simple problem of snoring or something more ominous. ...Read more

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What to do if I have 2 small bumps on my soft palate, what is it?

What to do if I have 2 small bumps on my soft palate, what is it?

See a Dentist: I would advise you to have the bumps examined by any dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP), to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more

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The right side of my soft palate is inflammed. ....what is the cause?

See a doctor: There can be many contributing factors including allergies, sinus infections, tooth infections or mononucleosis, just to name a few. Treatments vary depending on the cause and a doctor’s visit is necessary. See a doctor for evaluation, tests and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Helo gud morning sir...What is the cause of soft palate swolen? What would do this case?

Helo gud morning sir...What is the cause of soft palate swolen? What would do this case?

Trauma: Not common for soft palate to be swollen. Trauma is the primary cause for that to happen. How long has it been swollen? Do you have trouble swallowing? If more than a day or 2 see your doctor or dentist. ...Read more

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My soft palate feels dry. I feel congested as well. I have been feeling do for the past 4 days.

My soft palate feels dry. I feel congested as well. I have been feeling do for the past 4 days.

Take decongestant: Congestion and dry palate can be common. Try taking a decongestant and increase fluid intake. If no improvement after a couple days, call physician. ...Read more

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I feel no pain but when I look in the mirror I see the right side of my soft palate inflammed.....what is this?

I feel no pain but when I look in the mirror I see the right side of my soft palate inflammed.....what is this?

Idiopathic Palate: I would advise you to have the "inflammation" examined by your doctor or ENT to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more

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My baby she 5 months she doesn't want to drink her formula and her soft palate is white is that normal? What can I do?

My baby she 5 months she doesn't want to drink her formula and her soft palate is white is that normal? What can I do?

She has thrush: Most likely your baby has yeast infection of the moth called thrush. It may be sore, and that is the reason why she does not want to suck a bottle because it hurts. Young infants such as yours quite often gets thrush because their immunity has not fully developed. Nystatin (mycostatin) suspension, or gentian violet would take care of the problem, but you need to take her to a doctor first. Th. ...Read more

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Beside soft palate right side I have a white spot in that area, around 3 CM, what should I do now? It is causing no problem.

See a dentist: The white spot on soft palate that does not go away in a week or two, you should see a doctor or dentist when convenient. ...Read more

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If your soft palate is very thick, say about 2 inches from top to bottom, can that cause breathing and gagging issues? How to fix it?

If your soft palate is very thick, say about 2 inches from top to bottom, can that cause breathing and gagging issues? How to fix it?

Possibly: If the back of your throat is crowded from a thick soft palate, large tongue, large tonsils or excessive neck fat you can have sleep apnea or other breathing problems. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the signs of soft palate cancer?

What are the signs of soft palate cancer?

Painful ulcer.: Oral cancers present with nonhealing ulcers that can be painful. These patients usually present at over 50 years of age. ...Read more

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Can the soft palate get inflamed?

Absolutely: Just like most other parts of your mouth and body. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: soft palate?

In the back: The soft palate is the back part of the palate that has the uvula (dangling thingamajig) and has no bone underneath it. It has muscles in it. ...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


Soft Palate (Definition)

The soft palate is the back part of the palate that has the uvula (dangling thingamajig) and has no bone underneath it. It ...Read more