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Swollen Soft Palate
What is the best way to reduce the size of a swollen soft palate? I am on nasonex, (mometasone) but that doesn't seem to help all that much. Any other suggestion
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.
See your surgeon: The best person to answer your question is your surgeon since he knows your case. Everyone is different and healing can vary. Call the surgeon. ...Read more
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?
I noticed some light brown spots on my soft palate and i have a swollen right tonsil. I smoke once a week for 1.5 years (hookah). Should i be worried?
Yes: Smoking with a hookah can cause cancer. That said, what you're seeing may be anything from normal pigmentation to something quite serious. Please make an appointment to see your Dentist ASAP for an examination, hopefully to rule out anything serious. And please wean yourself off of any type of smoking habit unless you think the Surgeon General doesn't know what he's talking about. ...Read more
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?
My soft palate seems to have lowered or is swollen and is making me want to swallow all the time n feeling like I'm talking funny what could this be?
Be seen soon:
The Worst case scenario---cancer. Do not wait to be seen by dentist, oral surgeon, md, ent.
Could be something simple, but in that area, you have to be concerned about breathing complications. Write down any other symptoms, duration, history, medications. ...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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My husbands soft palate is swollen causing it to stick a make his throat feel like its closing he's waking up several times a night what could it be?
Sleep apnea?: Oftentimes during sleep we breathe with our mouths open which can dry out the oral tissues and make them "stick". Snoring can also contribute to this. I would recommend being tested for sleep apnea by a sleep specialist if this continues to be a problem. Also, a dental device can be fabricated to keep the airway open. ...Read more
You must see a physician
asap. It needs professional evaluation. In the meantime and i don't mean weeks, rinse and gargle with very warm water
with a pinch of table salt in it......4 times a day minimum. ...Read more
My soft palate in my throat is swollen and red. When I push on it yellow stuff comes out of two sores back there. What could this be from?
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?
4 pinpoint small red dots on soft palate. Sore throat, and left tonsil is always swollen but not huge, right normal, could I have cancer, nonsmoker,?
My mouth has a burning sensation in it, 4 red dots on soft palate, swollen left tonsil, sore throat- had sinus infection. Right tonsil normal, cancer?
No but: It's signs of massive infection in your throat and tonsils as well, you need meds, see a doctor right away. ...Read more
Soft palate itching?: You may be allergic to something or coming down with a cold. There are other dental and medical conditions that may cause this. See your dentist for an evaluation if this continues. You can try rinsing with salt water but it would be better to have someone take a look regardless. It may vanish on its own and never come back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Various: Could be allergies, soft tissue injury such as an abrasion, reaction to your medication. If it is short duration, likely a food allergy. If longer, could be side effect of medication. If just came on suddenly and getting better daily, it is likely an abrasion. Could be a fungal or viral infection. See your dentist or doctor for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a dentist: There are several things that can cause your palate to be red and painful and only an oral exam can answer this. It could be viral, allergies, vitamin deficiency, infection thrush, autoimmune disease, and others. See a dentist asap to find out. What. Is going on in your mouth. ...Read more
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