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Cold sore on top lip and inside nostril, sore gums and roof of mouth?

Cold sore on top lip and inside nostril, sore gums and roof of mouth?

An outbreak. : Sounds like you have an outbreak of cold sores. They do come in numbers sometimes and the best thing do is go to your dentist or md and get a script for acyclovir. If you are prone to these outbreaks or even singular sores..Then have some of that drug on hand at all times. ...Read more

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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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Red patchy soreness on gums and roof of mouth what is it?

Red patchy soreness on gums and roof of mouth what is it?

Red soreness : There are a dozen reasons for your symptoms and only a dr can diagnose that with his own eyes! is it possible you burned your mouth with hot pizza, etc? You could rinse and gargle with regular 3% hydrogen peroxide until you can get in to see the dr. ...Read more

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I have red sore spots on gums and roof of mouth?

I have red  sore spots on gums and roof of mouth?

Red sore spots: Have it examined by your own dentist. It could be quite a number of things- viral, from smoking, irritation, or a host of other possibilities. We can't determine that over the internet. It's like posting a question, "I have a pain in my stomach." ...Read more

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The roof of my mouth is incredibly sore. It feels like a tooth is trying to break in the gum/pallette. Its sore when i try to eat or drink. help!!!!!!

The roof of my mouth is incredibly sore. It feels like a tooth is trying to break in the gum/pallette. Its sore when i try to eat or drink. help!!!!!!

Maybe it is!: But without knowing your age or being able to see you, it is impossible to tell. The best advice anyone can give you is to call a local dentist for an appointment to determine the cause of your discomfort and what can be done to treat the problem. ...Read more

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Tiny red bumps on the roof of my mouth & gums are sore. What is going on?

Tiny red bumps on the roof of my mouth & gums are sore. What is going on?

See Dentist now: You may have primary herpetic gingivostomatitis, or trenchmouth. This can be very painful, destructive, and smelly. You usually will feel run down and often feverish. Happens frequently around exam time for students, or other greatly stressful times. See your dentist for evaluation. Hopefully something less, but go now an find out. You can be feeling better with treatment. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Does throwing up make the gums on the roof of your mouth sore or swollen?

Does throwing up make the gums on the roof of your mouth sore or swollen?

Probably not: Rinse your mouth out with water after vomiting. If you have a persistent problem see your physician for your vomiting. See a periodontist about your gums. ...Read more

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I have very red sore gums (on the upper gum not next to teeth) and along the back side of my tongue and back roof of my mouth looks red patchy spots.

I have very red sore gums (on the upper gum not next to teeth) and along the back side of my tongue and back roof of my mouth looks red patchy spots.

Can't see: Can't see your problem without doing direct examination. Generally, any bleeding, swelling, or as in your case pain, should be immediately investigated. Please call your Dentist for an appointment. Additionally, if you smoke, quit. If you're a heavy drinker, quit. Both can damage oral tissues. ...Read more

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The roof of my mouth and my throat are sore and I have a blister on my gums towards the back. What could it be? I'm not sexually active. Worried.

The roof of my mouth and my throat are sore and I have a blister on my gums towards the back. What could it be? I'm not sexually active. Worried.

Likely viral : Many viral infections may do this including hsv, which is common. These are usually self-limiting. Some times we find no cause and they still go away on their own. Reaction to certain medications or new foods should be considered. Rarely can this be a herald sign for a more serious underlying or for a systemic infection. See your doctor for a close up exam. ...Read more

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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more


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