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Swollen Palate Of Mouth
I have had painful swollen area in the upper palate of my mouth. I have been to the dentist today and he is not sure what it is, HELP! ?
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For 4 months, I have had intermittent swelling of my soft palate (it doesn't look swollen, but appears to be sinking lower in my mouth). What is it?
? ?Epiglotitis: Please consult ENT specialist at the earliest. The description you have given is not clear. My concern is you should not have a serious problem like epiglotitis missef out. All the best ! ...Read more
My hard palate intensely hurts and is swollen on both sides. It slightly relaxes when i dont move my mouth but when i eat or drink anything it KILLS!!
Swollen Palate: More information is needed to give a reasonable opinion. I would suggest a visit to your dentist to make a more complete and through diagnosis. ...Read more
See your doctor: You should see a doctor or dentist for an evaluation. Is could be from a number of things so only a by a medical professional actually examining you would be the only way a proper diagnosis can occur and subsequently treatment options to alleviate your symptoms. ...Read more
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 more
Is it normal for the gum area on top of a tori on palate to become pink and a little swollen after burning roof of mouth? How long until gum goes down
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
My 17 year old son woke up with a mouth pain, thought it was a toothache. Dentist said swollen palate. refer to Endodontist. What could cause this?
Tooth Infection: Endodontists are dentists who specialize in saving teeth, and have at least 2-3 years of advanced training in root canals. They are experts at diagnosing tooth pain-swelling and use advanced special equipment to treat patients efficiently and comfortably. ...Read more
Red spots on the roof of my mouth (hard palate) and tender to touch. It feels smooth and swollen where the spots are.
See your dentist: Red spots on the roof of the mouth may be due to many reasons like bacterial infection, viral infection, vitamin deficiencies or allergies. Gargle with warm salt water 3 X per day to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort. However, if the symptoms persist more than 7-10 days please visit your dentist. ...Read more
Swelling on the roof/palate of my mouth and migraine i ran/walked a 10k 3/17/12 after i finished i got an apple and a water as i took a bite of the apple i noticed the roof of my mouth was very tender, today 3/19/12 the roof/palate is still swollen in two
This : This could have multiple causes, some dental related. Any medical professional you will see would want to rule out dental causation first, as this is most common for your symptoms. Therefore i suggest you start with your dentist. Congrats on your 10k. ...Read more
Severe decayed to molar.Extreme pain in my sinus and swollen soft tissue of palate.I can't eat.Dr appoiment is in 10 days i can't stand it untill then.
I scratched my tonsils and soft palate while eating a tortilla chip. Tonsils are slightly swollen with a thin streak of white. Is this normal healing?
Are there minor salivary glands in the anterior hard palate? I have a swollen area that fluctuates in size. Jabbed with toothbrush before lump. Scared
Yes: And this is almost certainly secretion retained in one such gland. ...Read more
I have painful palate at the front, have impacted wisdom teeth, and swollen cheek. What should I do?
Painful palate and impacted wisdom teeth probably not associated. Swollen cheek and problematic wisdom teeth can be associated, but swelling can have another cause.
Only way to find out what's wrong and therefore what rx is indicated is to go for examination before problems get out of hand. Call your dentist, now, today. ...Read more
Yesterday i did a transesof. Echocard.Even though today my throat hurts, feel it a little swollen and the palate to one side of the tongue too.Normal?
TEE: It is normal to have some mild throat irritation after such a procedure. If it persists or worsens you should be evaluated by your doc. ...Read more
White spots on palatine tonsils, painful ear, swollen back of 1/2 my tongue (or lingual tonsil). Red spots on soft palate last week. In pain. What cou?
Swollen tonsils & bumps, discolored hard palate(looks bruised) small bumps on back of throat. What could it be?
Sore throat. : Please tell your parents, and go to the doctor for evaluation. I wish you the best! ...Read more
Swollen tonsils & bumps, discolored hard palate(bruise like), bumps in back of throat. No pain or discomfort. What could it be?
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I have a cracked tongue, a very sore, red throat and tongue, a white coated hard palate and cheeks, and my r tonsil is swollen and has a hole help!
I have round raised ulcers/bumps with little red heads which swell on my mouth palate?They are only painfull when they swell?
Although its: Difficult to say for sure, this sounds like inflamed accessory salivary glands. You need to have your dentist or an oral surgeon look at these bumps and explain them. A biopsy may be indicated, but don't fret. See about this soon. ...Read more
An inflamed palate could be a sign of many things, most of which are not a worry.
Believe it or not, the largest reason i see inflamed palates is a pizza burn. Eating hot pizza, the cheese burns the roof of the mouth and can be quite painful for a few days. If it persists, see a dmd/dds. ...Read more
Food dye?: The only thing that i could think of causing this is dye from food or liquids or some object that she placed in her mouth. Does that ring a bell? If not or it last more than a day, have her seen by a dentist or physician. ...Read more
Could be viral infec:
Mouth lining(roof and throat/tongue) are prone to viral infections(sometimes called Canker sores). They often produce shallow ulcers which take 2-3 weeks to heal spontaneously. Usually there is no treatment required.
So give it another 7-10 days. if it does not settle down then you need to go see your doctor for a medical check up. You may need antibiotics. ...Read more