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Soft Palate Soreness
I have long white areas on both side of soft palate. Sore throat. Candidiasis? I recently had a lichen keratosis.
Maybe, maybe not!: White patches in the mouth and throat can be thrush, or they can be due to strep, or other things, too. Since your throat is sore, get checked to be sure you don't have strep throat, which must be treated with an antibiotic to avoid the chance of severe long term complications. ...Read more
4 pinpoint small red dots on soft palate.Sore throat, and left tonsil is always swollen but not huge , right normal, could I have cancer, nonsmoker, ?
I have a white ulcer on my soft palate - slightly sore to swallow but no other symptoms - what could it be? Concerned about cancer! I'm 31 non smoker
Prob viral: This is most likely a viral etiology, but to be sure, if it does not disappear completely in the next ten days, then see your DR. It has to go away entirely. ...Read more
I think I have a soft palate canker sore in the back of my throat, it hard to put an ointment on it cause its so far back. How do it treat this?
Mouth rinse: Unfortunately there are no good remedies for canker sores and causes are often unknown. The best treatments are usually just to treat pain, not to cure the sore. My personal favorite is what most call magic mouthwash. It is 1/3 Benadryl (to reduce inflammation), 1/3 viscous Lidocaine (to reduce pain), and 1/3 maalox (to make it stick). You rinse and spit or swallow. Ask your dentist about it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I think I have a soft palate canker sore in the back of my throat, its extremely painful and it hard to eat food and it burns when i drink fluids. ?
Viral or bacterial: Common cause can be a break in the protective surface allowing normal mouth bacteria into the tissue. This is called aphthous ulcer. Another common cause is viral. Normal cold sore virus is herpes simplex. They hurt but should resolve in 7 to 10 days. Other types of infection are possible and should be ruled out with a detailed personal lifestyle and medical history by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My soft palate is really sore and i can tell the exact location of where it's sore by poking it but there's no canker sore. What is this?
My soft palate is really sore but there doesn't appear to be any canker or cold sores. It has been like this for 3 days. What could this be?
Many possibilities.: Palatal irritation can be caused by burns from to hot liquids or hot pizza & the like. Other causes are smoking, acidic foods such as citrus fruits, pineapple, etc. Stomach acids from bulemia & gerd is another possibility. Avoid these foods, rinse frequently with warm salt water and call your dentist if it is not better in 14 days! it could be something more serious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My soft palate is extremely sore, and i keep feeling like i need to blow my nose, but when i do, it's thick blood. What's wrong?
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