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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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Sore throat, red on the uvila and soft palet on the roof of mouth, tongue spots that turned into valleys, now white bumps on the back of tongue and?

Sore throat, red on the uvila and soft palet on the roof of mouth, tongue spots that turned into valleys, now white bumps on the back of tongue and?

Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. Try to quit the tobacco use, good opportunity. If concerned, see your PCP after 6 days or so. ...Read more

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Sore throat, swollen glands, swollen roof of mouth and under tongue and sores on tongue. What could it be?

Sore throat, swollen glands, swollen roof of mouth and under tongue and sores on tongue. What could it be?

Perhaps: Strep throat, mononucleosis, or other viruses. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. ...Read more

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Diagnosed acute pharyngitis, 12 days since, fever gone, sore throat gone. Still red spots roof of mouth, white tongue remain. Should I be concerned?

Diagnosed acute pharyngitis, 12 days since, fever gone, sore throat gone. Still red spots roof of mouth, white tongue remain. Should I be concerned?

No: Acute pharyngitis is usually a viral infection. I wonder if your PMD put you on an antibiotic. If so, the white tongue could be a fungal infection. Red spots on the palate still could be the viral infection that persists. Do not be concerned, but if the spots persist see either your doctor or a specialist in oral medicine. ...Read more

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Painless bump in roof of mouth and sore throat?

Painless bump in roof of mouth and sore throat?

May not be related: These 2 symptoms may or may not be related. Sore throat may be flu or any upper respiratory tract infection. Could be from trauma. Virus or bacteria. Who knows? The bump? How long has it been there? Could be a natural bony growth. Could be a cyst. Could be a number of things. Please see an md or a dds in person for further answers. ...Read more

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Sore throat and roof of mouth cough for 4 weeks?

Sore throat and roof of mouth cough for 4 weeks?

Sore Throat: If the roof of your mouth and throat have been sore for a month they need to be checked. The typical healing time for most things is about 2 weeks. Either a dentist or physician would be a good starting place with the physician being your first choice. ...Read more

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Sore throat and red & swollen on roof of mouth?

Sore throat and red & swollen on roof of mouth?

Internet diagnosis x: How long have you had that? Any other symptoms? Very common complaints which cannot be diagnosed over the internet. Could be a common cold or 100 other things. Please wait it out and see if it goes away or consult your own primary care physician. ...Read more

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What is a hard painless lump in roof of mouth and sore throat?

What is a hard painless lump in roof of mouth and sore throat?

Are they related?: Is the hard painless lump related to a sore throat?

You could have a hard painless lump on the roof of your mouth which is completely normal. It might be there for many years and you did not notice it. It is called tori.

Check with a dentist about the lump and check with a physician for sore throat. If these two conditions are related, your physician should tell. ...Read more

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Red bumps on roof of mouth and sore throat, is this from an sti?

Red bumps on roof of mouth and sore throat, is this from an sti?

See Doctor: If by sti you mean a sexually transmitted infection like syphilis the answer is yes. However there are other things than can cause red lesions and a sore throat. Consult a dentist and a physician as soon as possible especially if you suspect having a sexally transmitted infection, get tested for HIV infection also. Avoid all sexual contact until ok by doctor. ...Read more

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Roof of mouth is sore and producing excess saliva. Sore throat too. Any ideas anyone?

Roof of mouth is sore and producing excess saliva. Sore throat too. Any ideas anyone?

Lots of ideas: I have lost of ideas, but can't diagnose you over the internet. Viral? Allergies? Strep throat and 100 more possibilities. Your best bet is to see your physician for a definitive diagnosis and treatment if necessary. ...Read more

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I have red spots on roof of mouth to the back of throat and also severe sore throat any help?

I have red spots on roof of mouth to the back of throat and also severe sore throat any help?

Virus: Could be a secondary hermetic outbreak. Most people had the chicken pox as a child and have the herpes virus lying dormant in their system. A herpes outbreak in the mouth can look like little spots with a red ring around them. Give it a week to ten days and it may be gone. ...Read more

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Symptons are sore throat, sore glands and neck is sore and aching. I also have sore in roof of mouth. Been gargling with salt water & also peroxide?

Symptons are sore throat, sore glands and neck is sore and aching. I also have sore in roof of mouth. Been gargling with salt water & also peroxide?

See your doctor: Sore glands could be due to an infection in your mouth, sore neck don't know could be anything. You can not treat yourself gargling, you need to get proper diagnosis and treatment, call your dentist or your doctor or both. Please don't wait ...Read more

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Red dots on roof of mouth and sore throat and rash on arm?

Red dots on roof of mouth and sore throat and rash on arm?

Virus: Could be a secondary hermetic outbreak. Most people had the chicken pox as a child and have the herpes virus lying dormant in their system. A herpes outbreak in the mouth can look like little spots with a red ring around them. Give it a week to ten days and it may be gone. ...Read more

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What can cause a very sore throat and dozens of tiny pimples on roof of mouth/throat?

What can cause a very sore throat and dozens of tiny pimples on roof of mouth/throat?

Infection strep/Vira: The symptoms you described very sore throat and rash on the roof can be caused by Viral infection or srtep infection ...Read more

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I am no longer achy but still experiencing really bad painful sore throat with cough and no white on tonsils. Swollen roof of mouth and facial pressur?

I am no longer achy but still experiencing really bad painful sore throat with cough and no white on tonsils. Swollen roof of mouth and facial pressur?

Viral Syndrome: The group of symptoms you mentioned point to a viral infection. The early phase known as a viral prodrome can consist of body aches and a blah feeling. This can be followed by general cold symptoms, sore throat cough, a stuffy and or runny nose. Fluids and Acetaminophen or ibuprophen can help with the sore throat, and cough. These symptoms generally resolve in 2-5 days. If not better see your doc. ...Read more

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23y.o female. Roof of mouth itching conbined with very sore throat. Fever101.6. Ear pain and itching as well. Thoughts?

23y.o female. Roof of mouth itching conbined with very sore throat. Fever101.6. Ear pain and itching as well. Thoughts?

Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat)... or when she is an adult patient who also has a fever of 101.6. ...Read more

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I've got a lump/swallon gland on back of roof of mouth unsure what it can be? I've had sore throat from sinus drainage, now a dry cough\ itcy throat?

I've got a lump/swallon gland on back of roof of mouth unsure what it can be? I've had sore throat from sinus drainage, now a dry cough\ itcy throat?

Lymph node: This may well be an enlarged lymph node responding to the infection, but without seeing it this would only be a guess. The best thing for you to do is to let a doctor take a look at this and make sure it is not an abscess, a tumor, or something else severe. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello, I have sore raised red areas on roof of mouth, sore throat, a Cough more so morning & night, green phlegm. But no fever or anything else?

Hello, I have sore raised red areas on roof of mouth, sore throat, a Cough more so morning & night, green phlegm. But no fever or anything else?

Upper Respiratory: All of those are symptoms of an upper respiratory infection. Generally speaking this is viral and is treated with OTC medications for symptoms. If it persists past 10 days, you develop a fever over 101 or become short of breath then there may be involvement of your lungs. This usually clears on its own in 7-10 days. ...Read more

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Sore throat, white lumpy tonsils, red spots on the roof of mouth, nasty taste, with an abcess on the uvula, also some white spots, what's wrong with me?

Sore throat, white lumpy tonsils, red spots on the roof of mouth, nasty taste, with an abcess on the uvula, also some white spots, what's wrong with me?

Sore throat: Looking at what you describe you may have a bacteria infection of your throat. You should see your doctor or go into an urgent care to get a rapid test done to see if you need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Sore throat spots on roof of mouth headache coughing and tired aching joints but no fever now had since last sunday six days?

Sore throat spots on roof of mouth headache coughing and tired aching joints but no fever now had since last sunday six days?

Oral herpes: It sounds like you have an outbreak of cold sores - herpes simplex type 1. Outbreaks occur in times of stress, like when you have the flu. ...Read more

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Scared of std. Had sex nov 22. Sore throat but all tests negative. Just noticed painless mark on roof of mouth. Hot food burn or std?

Scared of std. Had sex nov 22. Sore throat but all tests negative. Just noticed painless mark on roof of mouth. Hot food burn or std?

STDs: If all of the tests are negative then you really do not need to be so concerned. A painless mark, is a bit ambiguous. Can you use a more descriptive word? I do not know of any std that would cause a painless lesion in the mouth. Some may wonder about herpes, but herpes is very painful and is a cluster of blisters. Syphilis can be a single lesion but it is very alarming looking. ...Read more

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Was kissing this guy last night alot, I woke up wit kind of sore throat. There are red spots on roof of mouth. Almost looks like viral infection? Am I ok

Was kissing this guy last night alot, I woke up wit kind of sore throat. There are red spots on roof of mouth. Almost looks like viral infection? Am I ok

Sores from kissing: Hello! Mono has an incubation period of 4-6 weeks so you kiss and get sick 1 and a half months later. This is unlikely to be MONO unless you kissed someone 6 weeks ago. You'd be sicker too. These are probably common herpes oral lesions. Don't kiss or have oral sex and they are VERY infectious for the next 10 days. Thanks ...Read more

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Sore throat with white gunk on my tonsils. Strep neg. Got a rocephin (ceftriaxone) shot and have been on ceflex for 4 days. Now have red spots on roof of mouth! Help?

Sore throat with white gunk on my tonsils. Strep neg. Got a rocephin (ceftriaxone) shot and have been on ceflex for 4 days. Now have red spots on roof of mouth! Help?

Pharyngitis: Difficult to understand why you were given a Rocephin (ceftriaxone) shot and placed on Keflex when your strep test was negative. One can have a horrendous looking throat due to just a viral infection, mononucleosis being the most notorious. If pain is improving, then consider waiting a bit longer as it may all sort itself out. Otherwise do follow-up with your doctor now to be re-evaluated. ...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


Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more