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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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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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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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For 2 wks.Feeling of lump in throat. Neck muscles sore in front and underneath chin. Swollen lymphnode behind jaw. No sore throat. What could this be?

For 2 wks.Feeling of lump in throat. Neck muscles sore in front and underneath chin. Swollen lymphnode behind jaw. No sore throat. What could this be?

Infection: URI, ENT infection, Oral /Dental Infection can cause LN swelling. Reflux can cause Lump like symptoms in the throat without sore throat Needs Examination for proer diagnosis ...Read more

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Huge Swollen lump inside left nostril, entire left nostril swollen, left lymph nodes painful swollen, left jaw and eye in pain, what could this be?

Huge Swollen lump inside left nostril, entire left nostril swollen, left lymph nodes painful swollen, left jaw and eye in pain, what could this be?

Nothing good!!: This could be a bad infection and it is in a very sensitive area that could spread and cause some real trouble so go see a doctor now. i wouldn't wait. ...Read more

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Sore hard lump in mouth, why?

Sore hard lump in mouth, why?

Can't diagnose with: available info. Consider dental or medical eval for accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Painful swollen lymph node (left side) groin 2 painful bumps, lumps, on vagina lip (left) and the entire left lip is swollen.?

Painful swollen lymph node (left side) groin 2 painful bumps,  lumps,  on vagina lip (left) and the entire left lip is swollen.?

See an OB/GYN: Can't diagnose this without a history, exam, and possible testing. You should be seen by a gynecologist or family doctor and evaluated. ...Read more

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Painful rash in mouth and throat?

Painful rash in mouth and throat?

Multiple causes: There are multiple causes of painful rash in the mouth and throat. Everything from viral illnesses to much worse. So, i would have it checked. ...Read more

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Very hard non moveable lump in parotid gland just next to bottom front of ear is it related to my swollen glands in neck and lump in front of throat?

Very hard non moveable lump in parotid gland just next to bottom front of ear is it related to my swollen glands in neck and lump in front of throat?

R/O LYMPHADENOPATHY : LYMPHADENOPATHY THAT PERSISTS LONGER THAN 8 WEEKS DEMANDS A FULL EVALUATION. You need an Exam& Labs. CT SCAN OF CHEST ABD & PELVIS. BX OF LYMPH NODE. If the pathology is not diagnostic you need a RADICAL LYMPH DISSECTION TO R/O LYMPHOMA VS METASTATIC PROCESS. SEEK PROMPT EVALUATION FROM YOUR INTERNIST AND A GENERAL SURGEON OR ENT Second opinion may be warranted ...Read more

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Red patch inside cheek in mouth. Not swollen or painful, just raw to the touch. Been there 2 months. Lump on neck beside throat. Oral cancer?!

Red patch inside cheek in mouth. Not swollen or painful, just raw to the touch. Been there 2 months. Lump on neck beside throat. Oral cancer?!

Almost unheard of: in a person of your age. However, infection is a real possibility. You have health insurance coverage. You should see your GP and have this checked out. Good luck! ...Read more

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2 lumps in mouth their far apart.1 inside tongue 1 in cheek upper molars my sore throat has went away but left side of neck feels swollen.Oral cancer?

2 lumps in mouth their far apart.1 inside tongue 1 in cheek upper molars my sore throat has went away but left side of neck feels swollen.Oral cancer?

Oral lesion: At 16 years old, it is highly doubtful that you have cancer. There can be some lesions which might need excision. See an ENT or oral surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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Sore swollen and throbbing gums. Small lumps in cheek at jaw line one on either side.

Sore swollen and throbbing gums. Small lumps in cheek at jaw line one on either side.

See your dentist: Swollen, throbbing gums and small lumps in cheek can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, advanced gum disease. Untreated gingivitis or tooth infection can lead to the bone graft loss and other health problems. See your dentist ASAP because the sooner you treat it the better the outcome. ...Read more

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Throat. Swollen, glands swollen on right side and uvulla swollen?

Throat. Swollen, glands swollen on right side and uvulla swollen?

It is likely virus i: Common clods from viruses are often the cause in which case it should settle down in 1 to 2 weeks. If it does not get better , seek medical attention as it can also be strept throat in which case you may need antibiotics in order to get well. ...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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Solid lump in my tongue and hurts near tip?

Solid lump in my tongue and hurts near tip?

See your dentist: You should see your dentist to rule out a more severe cause such as oral cancer. He will be able to recommend treatment if necessary. ...Read more

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Swollen lymphnodes painless above collarbone on left side of neck tender lymphnodes under jawbone in front of ear, fever 99-101.5,throat pain,fatigue?

Swollen lymphnodes painless above collarbone on left side of neck tender lymphnodes under jawbone in front of ear,  fever 99-101.5,throat pain,fatigue?

Lymphadenopathy: Lymphadenopathy or enlarged lymph nodes in adults should be evaluated, particularly if nodes are felt above the collar bone. Please see your doctor for evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My gum is swollen around my wisdom teeth, difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes and a slight headache.

My gum is swollen around my wisdom teeth, difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes and a slight headache.

Wisdom teeth: A common problem around wisdom teeth is an infection due to food or bacterial impaction under the gums, called pericorinitis. However, it is impossible to know for sure without a clinical exam and x-rays. Make an appointment with your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a painful Spot on my bottom left gum.my jaw and lymph nodes swollen. isnt like a blister,big swollen lump.mouth cancer? or wisdom teeth pain?:(

Dental abscess: Dental abscess infection may spread to the face, brain or neck. Direct spread from a dental source can account for up to 10% of brain abscesses. See your dentist for a preventive treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lump on the roof my mouth (hard palate), that is located evenly with the left side of my back teeth but over a little, painful.?

I have a swollen lump on the roof my mouth (hard palate), that is located evenly with the left side of my back teeth but over a little, painful.?

Palatal tori: It may be palatal tori, which is a normal overgrowth of bone on the roof of your mouth. Sometimes food or your toothbrush can scrap the tender tissue stretching over the tori causing pain. Rinse with warm salt water. You need to see a dentist to make sure you do not have a palatal abcess due to an infected tooth or less likely oral cancer. ...Read more

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My mom has a bump in her mouth on her gum it's not that it is swollen it's just a lump what can it be?

My mom has a bump in her mouth on her gum it's not that it is swollen it's just a lump what can it be?

Bump: Most likely an abscessed tooth especially if it is soft and she should see her dentist as soon as she can. If it is on the tongue side and it is hard it is most likely an overgrowth of bone and is not a problem. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lump under my lip by the side of my mouth. I am a virgin but have recently kissed my boyfriend what is this?

I have a swollen lump under my lip by the side of my mouth. I am a virgin but have recently kissed my boyfriend what is this?

Herpes Simplex: Probably you have hsv1 . See your doctor for a prescription med. Herpes simplex 1 or hsv 1 as oral herpes. It is different from genital herpes which is hsv 2 . . Medication can decrease the pain related to an outbreak and can shorten healing time. They can also decrease the number of outbreaks. Drugs including famvir, zovirax, and Valtrex (valacyclovir) are among the drugs used to treat hsv1. ...Read more

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For the llast few mouths my left hand thumbjoint as been painful swollen a lump on it and looks bruised when pressed I have had no accidents?

For the llast few mouths my left hand thumbjoint as been painful swollen a lump on it and looks bruised when pressed I have had no accidents?

Trigger finger: This sounds like early stages of developing a trigger thump if pain and mass are at the proximal thumb crease. A steroid injection would be indicated. ...Read more

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My tonsils are swollen and have yellow lumps and red that looks like cuts around them, and the roof of my mouth is yellow?

My tonsils are swollen and have yellow lumps and red that looks like cuts around them, and the roof of my mouth is yellow?

R/O CRYPT TRAPPING: Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured and a full panel of blood work. Also ENT CONSULT re tonsillectomy . The firm external sensation may be a secondary enlarged lymph node. ...Read more

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I wear a retainerThe roof of my mouth feels bruised & swollen. Feel a lump that moves with my tongue. There are small spaced red patches. ?

 I wear  a retainerThe roof of my mouth feels bruised & swollen. Feel a lump that moves with my tongue. There are small spaced red patches.  ?

Exam needed: A yeast infection is possible. It might just be irritation of the palate by the retainer. An exam will help sort it out. I'd avoid using the retainer until you get an exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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Day 6, 4impacted wisdom teeth removal. Still can't close mouth all the way due to little lumps @ the back of my mouth (swollen gum?). Is this normal?

Day 6, 4impacted wisdom teeth removal. Still can't close mouth all the way due to little lumps @ the back of my mouth (swollen gum?). Is this normal?

It is not normal: Wisdom teeth. It was a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling and infection following surgery is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery. After that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. Your symptoms could be a serous problem. See your dentist or an oral surgeon for post-op appointment and treatment. ...Read more

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Need help! I have had a swollen glands under my right ear by my jaw. Pain in my sinuses. Lumps on the roof of my mouth. Imflammed nostrals. 3yrs?

Need help! I have had a swollen glands under my right ear by my jaw.  Pain in my sinuses. Lumps on the roof of my mouth. Imflammed nostrals.  3yrs?

3 years?: Many of these are signs of inflammation/infection, but other causes cannot be ruled out without further information, history and direct examination. I am surprised that you have had them for three years...I would strongly recommend a visit to your family doc for a comprehensive history and physical exam and possibly some lab work-up. Also, perhaps a visit to the dentist.. ...Read more

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2 lumps in mouth their far apart.1 inside tongue 1 in cheek upper molars my sore throat has went away but left side of neck feels swollen.Oral cancer?

Oral lesion: At 16 years old, it is highly doubtful that you have cancer. There can be some lesions which might need excision. See an ENT or oral surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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Husband woke with swollen hard lump in bottom lip with two small holes in center what could this be?

Husband woke with swollen hard lump in bottom lip with two small holes in center what could this be?

Spider bite: This is the classic description of a spider bite. This will rapidly fade as the kinds of spiders that will chomp on you in bed are not highly toxic. Only if he somehow is highly allergic would this be a long term problem. ...Read more

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To day I have found a solid lump to the center left of my tongue and it really hurts its also swollen?

To day I have found a solid lump to the center left of my tongue and it really hurts its also swollen?

See DDS asap!: Pain and swelling are two good reasons to have it looked at right away! see a dentist asap for a diagnosis and appropriate treatment. If you have an infection, especially in or around your tongue, it can become serious, even life threatening very quickly. ...Read more

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Ive noticed a lump inside the middle of my tongue , a few taste buds look swollen just above it. its been there around 5 weeks now?

Ive noticed a lump inside the middle of my tongue , a few taste buds look swollen just above it. its been there around 5 weeks now?

Lump on tongue: This is impossible to answer with a clinical examination and additional information. That being said, any lesion or swelling that has been present in or around your mouth for longer than 7-10 days needs to be examined. Call your dentist or an oral surgeon for an examination appointment. ...Read more

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Little swollen under tongue. small lump on each side it seems. very tiny but painful. should I wait until monday or sooner to see doc. ?

Likely salivary duct: These are likely your salivary ducts under the tongue on each side of the strand of muscle that you see when you raise your tongue. If you have rough/sharp edges on your lower front teeth and have been sticking your tongue out over them, then this is probably the cause. Warm salt water soaks/rinses make help soothe the area. Monday is probably fine, but sooner if it gets worse. Good Luck. ...Read more