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Do sinus problems cause bump on roof of mouth?

Do sinus problems cause bump on roof of mouth?

Not really: Is the bump hard or soft? If soft, it may be an infection from a non-vital tooth. If hard, it may be a torus. Either way, it needs to be examined to determine the cause and to have it treated, if necessary. See a local dentist for a consultation. ...Read more

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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Had a pimple-like bump on roof of mouth for a month. Popped 2 weeks ago but it is now coming back, though not painful. What is this?

Had a pimple-like bump on roof of mouth for a month. Popped 2 weeks ago but it is now coming back, though not painful. What is this?

Gum fistula: Is a sign that there is chronic painless infection and your body is draining it out. Unlike some other types of infection, a chronic gum abscess will not get better on its own. See your dentist for definitive diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause bump on roof of mouth?

Not likely: The sinus is an open space and when infected should not show any signs of swelling within your mouth. The upper molar teeth all have one root that extends onto your palate (roof of your mouth). If one of these teeth has an advanced abscess, swelling can result. Coincidentally, this same abscess can expand and involve the sinus, so there can be a link but it starts with the tooth. ...Read more

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1 day after all night long sex pelvic area was red and had a few random bumps. It looks irritated. 5 days after 1 bright red bump on roof of mouth?

1 day after all night long sex pelvic area was red and had a few random bumps. It looks irritated. 5 days after 1 bright red bump on roof of mouth?

It coudl be irritati: You are correct that this might be related to prolonged activity. The pelvic bumps and those on the roof of the mouth could be trauma also. Another concern is infection. This is something to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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I had the flu the past week but I can't get rid of this cough! Sometimes it's dry sometimes mucus! Now I have hard bump on roof of mouth!

I had the flu the past week but I can't get rid of this cough! Sometimes it's dry sometimes mucus! Now I have hard bump on roof of mouth!

Oral raised lesion: Try warm salt water rinses 4-6 times a day for 3 days. Also try sucking on sour candy a few times a day for 3 days. If not better have you dentist look at it. Possibly a blocked duct related to your earlier sickness. ...Read more

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Tiny bumps on roof of mouth normal?

Tiny bumps on roof of mouth normal?

See a dentist: You should see a dentist and have the tiny bumps looked at. ...Read more

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What are these small, colorless painles bumps on the roof of mouth?

What are these small, colorless painles bumps on the roof of mouth?

See dentist: Very hard to diagnose your condition without looking at it. Are the bumps hard or soft? How long do you have them? Have they changed size? All these questions help determine what you have. ...Read more

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Hard bump with softer bump in front of it on roof of mouth. What could it be?

Anatomical structure: Incisive papilla (soft) and torus palatinus (hard bony protrusion on the palate). If concerned, see a dentist to rule out pathology. ...Read more

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What could sore bumps on roof of mouth be?

Herpetic Infection: It could be an oral herpes infection which is the most common reason for "bumps on the roof of the mouth". This infection is characterized by the presence of sore little blisters that may coalesce into a painful large ulceration. This infection typically affects one side of the roof of the mouth only. It usually last for 10 to 14 days. There are some prescription antivirals that you can take. ...Read more

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Out of nowhere 2 bumps on roof of mouth. When I slide my tongue on it it feels like a black and blue (that pain)?

Out of nowhere 2 bumps on roof of mouth. When I slide my tongue on it it feels like a black and blue (that pain)?

Could be: Could be burn, scratch, ulcer, neoplasm, etc. Has to be visualized to be identified, after which appropriate care can be prescribed. Please see an Oral lesion expert, your Dentist. ...Read more

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What are red bumps in roof of mouth?

Need exam: I can't tell you what the red bumps are. There are several things that can cause this. Some causes can be infection, allergy, virus. You need to see a dentist for an exam, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Little bumps on roof of mouth, burning sensation, uncomfortable?

Little bumps on roof of mouth, burning sensation, uncomfortable?

Virus: Probably virus causing outbreak. No cure just take care of symptoms. Mild soft diet. Take Advil for pain and inflammation. You can rinse with numbing solution (Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and xylocaine) to cope with sores. Will go away within 10-14 days from start to finish. See dentist. ...Read more

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Woke up to a little red bump on the roof of my mouth (palate). What's this sound like?

Swollen palate: Sometimes a swelling can come from an infected tooth or gum it can be a draining fistula, it can be a cyst it can be a growth
have your periodontist or dentist evaluate the area. ...Read more

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I have red patches with some white bumps on roof of mouth. Irritated when I swallow. When my young touches it is when it hurts.?

APTHOUS ULCERS: Possible canker sores from stress or too much acid in system. It is a virus that lasts about 10 days and hurts for about 4 days. Rinse with hydrogen peroxide or apply a Benzocaine ointment. ...Read more

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Feels like small bumps on soft area in roof of mouth, discloration on gums, gums are a little irritated I do have gum recess ion have had for years, swollen lymph on left side only. I'm scared?

Feels like small bumps on soft area in roof of mouth, discloration on gums, gums are a little irritated I do have gum recess ion have had for years, swollen lymph on left side only. I'm scared?

See Dentist ASAP: See your Dentist as soon as you can for examination, diagnosis and treatment. The swollen node could be from many things, not necessarily related to the mouth conditions. Gum tissue coloration varies and may be something more noticeable due to the recession or a calculus buildup. Palatal bumps could be from a number of things, as well. See the Dentist and get this resolved so you can not worry. ...Read more

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Persistent reoccurring sometimes painful mouth ulcer/bump located at inner roof of mouth?

Persistent reoccurring sometimes painful mouth ulcer/bump located at inner roof of mouth?

Many reasons: Have an examination with a dentist. Someone with oral medicine experience would be a good bet. ...Read more

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Bright red back of mouth, small bumps, hurts to swallow. Also, roof of mouth has a yellowish tint.

Bright red back of mouth, small bumps, hurts to swallow. Also, roof of mouth has a yellowish tint.

Throat: Sounds like you have an infection. You need to have a culture done to make sure its not bacterial ...Read more

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Tongue having white coating and some area having tiny red bumps. What is it? Roof of mouth is little yellowish. Don't smoke and drink.

Tongue having white coating and some area having tiny red bumps. What is it? Roof of mouth is little yellowish. Don't smoke and drink.

Watch for infection.: It could be only an irritation due to something that you ate or drank. Or just a lack of proper hygiene. Make sure you brush your tongue and teeth after eating. Watch for sweets and milk. Rinse with salty water with a drop of peroxide. If hurts, see a dentist or physician. ...Read more

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Large red bumps on back of tongue. Can feel them touching roof of mouth when mouth is closed. Feels like an ulcer is forming. Cause?

Large red bumps on back of tongue. Can feel them touching roof of mouth when mouth is closed. Feels like an ulcer is forming. Cause?

Tough question: "Red bumps' is not a diagnosis. A professional has to actually examine you to determine the cause of the red bumps, and then advise you as to treatment. See you General Dentist or an Oral Surgeon to begin the diagnostic process. ...Read more

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Spot on dry lips peels every other day, corners have pinkish in wrinkles now an itchy bump. Unseeable bumps in roof of mouth come and go.

Spot on dry lips peels every other day, corners have pinkish in wrinkles now an itchy bump. Unseeable bumps in roof of mouth come and go.

Consult: This requires a one on one clinical exam by a dentist for evaluation and treatment (if necessary). Please schedule an appointment. ...Read more

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Once every two months I get a white bump on the exact same spot in roof of mouth. Sometimes it itches, sometimes sore. Away in about 1-2 weeks. Idea?

Roof of Mouth: I suggest this area be a examined by your dentist or an oral surgeon, preferably during the time you have the bump. ...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