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Swollen Vein On Roof Of Mouth
See dentist: Do you have a bump in the roof of your mouth? This may be normal. A lot of people have a 'torus' or bump of bone that they've had forever, but one day it gets injured or bruised and painful and then it draws their attention to it. If this hasn't gone away in 10 days, please see someone. ...Read more
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
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
Headbutted in the mouth by toddler last week. Didn't hurt right away. Hurts now, slightly loose, roof of mouth swollen. Reg. Appt in 2 wks. Ok to wait?
Toothache: You need to call your dentist to see you ASAP. Good luck ...Read more
Not enough info.: Unfortunately your question doesn't really contain enough information to tell what is going on. This could be anything from a serious bacterial infection, to a virus, a burn or an allergic reaction. You need to have this evaluated by a dentist or a medical doctor Monday morning. If the swelling gets worse overnight then go to a hospital emergency room. ...Read more
I have a red swollen vein under my tongue that sticks out a little bit. Any ideas on what can help?
See a doctor: Not sure what that could be with the information given. I would recommend you see a dentist or medical doctor. ...Read more
I have a weird vertical swollen vein like thing below the head of my penis, I've noticed its worsened and gotten more swollen after masturbating?
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
See a periodontist: You need to see a periodontist they specialize in these kind of problems. Please don't let it go as it can cause a lot of damage if left untreated. ...Read more
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Burned roof of mouth a few days ago now it still is sore and tissue is swollen could be infected how can I heal it faster?
Without further: Additional injury, the burn should resolve in 10-14 days since the accident, probably another week for you. Sorry, no miracle treatments are available to speed that healing process. Avoid spicy foods and use bland toothpaste. Ask your dentist about a prescription rinse that can help soothe the area while it heals. Good luck! ...Read more
Vaginal lip on left side feels like a hard swollen vein and itches bad I want to rub it between my fingers to get relief then it hurts is this bad?
Varicose vein?: You will need to see a doctor for an exam to determine the cause. It sounds like it might be a varicose vein though. People think of these as only happening on the legs. The labia is actually a common spot for them. See a doctor and try not to mash on it. ...Read more
Hi, so my tongue feels sore, sandy, swollen and bumpy, white/grey color, roof of mouth feels swollen. I have been around a lot of sawdust lately too?
Protection needed: If this environment is going to continue to be yours, you NEED to get and use a mask of sufficient rating to protect your mucus membranes. It's essential! Check online or at a library or Dr's office for advice on one. Also if good cleansing w/ water, non-alcohol mouthwash and rest doesn't fix it in a day, see a Dr or go to ER. You might be allergic. Be careful! ...Read more
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
Dental exam: Cannot determine what problem is without exam. See dentist or oral surgeon ASAP. ...Read more
Why I get pain swollen vein on my left side of my head. It hurts as you touch. I massage it it hurts too much?
My bf had a large swollen vein on the side of his head, it went away after a couple of hours, this is at least the 2nd time this has happened.
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
Hi have a lump on my head behind my ear and also a purple area higher up with a swollen vein running through it?
It depends: Thanks for asking! Your question is difficult to answer based on the information you gave. If this is new and concerning, I would consider having a physician evaluate you to better understand what your problem is and if there is anything that needs to be done. ...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
Swollen patch on the roof of mouth near wisdom tooth. Not in any pain. It bleeds quite a lot every so often. I floss & use mouthwash but no joy.?
Probably abscessed: Sounds like the wisdom tooth is abscessed and draining through the path of least resistance, which in this case is the roof of your mouth. When a tooth abscesses, that means that decay has entered the pulp and the bacteria are producing nasty pus that is draining out of the root end of your tooth. Please see your dentist asap to get this tooth extracted. ...Read more
Possible: I recommend you to get an appointment to see your primary care doctor soon for evaluation. ...Read more
Cancer sore: Nobody knows the actual cause of these annoying lesions. They are often brought on by stress, including underlying infection. It is probable that you have a virus causing upper respiratory tract inflammation in your tonsil and nose and probably have a sore throat as well. These should clear up in about 8 to 10 days. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
My left tonsil has been swollen now for a good 3-4 months. No pain or white spots. Roof of mouth is yellow/cream.
Swollen tonsil: Consider having a physical examination by a board certified otolaryngologist ...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
What can be done for untreated 'lichen planus' - the lining of my mouth is swollen and sore, and front of tongue is numb, same as roof of mouth- ali?
Lichen planus: Special gargles containing anesthetics and anti-inflammatory medication often help reduce symptoms. If this topical treatment is not helpful then a brief course of steroid pills will likely help. If this persists, make sure it gets a biopsy to rule out other causes. ...Read more
Very sudden sore, swollen throat, red dots on roof of mouth. Completely fine when I woke up this am. What could it be?
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Were the spots there last night and went away or did the sores come up this afternoon? Either case warrants a peek from a dentist. You may have a sudden onset virus, allergic reaction to a food or petechiae (sometimes painful red dots on the roof of your mouth from trauma). As always if you can't breathe or swallow 911. I hope they feel better soon! ...Read more
Help. Roof of mouth is yellow spotted and red blood lines. Tonsils swollen. Runny nose. Cough. Ben going on 3 weeks.?
Sinus infection: Not sure about the roof of the mouth issues, but a runny nose that you have had for three weeks is likely a sinus infection. The drainage then is coming down your throat and causing inflammation of your tonsils. You should see your PCP or an ENT to check you for a possible sinus infection. ...Read more
VASCULITIS flare causing petechiae (legs & roof of mouth). Have new very thick purple veins under tongue/floor of mouth. That also part of flare? Thnx
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