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Tightening In The Roof Of The Mouth
See an Oral Surgeon: How long has this pain/burn been going on. With no trauma or pimple on the end of tongue reported a good detailed examination and history should be gotten. Make an appointment with an oral surgeon and solve this dilemma that must hinder both your speaking and eating since your tongue is so involved in these essential activities. Find out what is going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Possibly: However, probably more often it is felt at the area at the back of the mouth and just beyond that. ...Read more
See MD asap!: That's a very good question. The list is long. It warrants you seeing your primary care physician or a neurologist immediately. You shouldn't want merely a list of possibilities with guesses and answers over the internet. You should want an exact and accurate answer asap! that will require you seeing someone for an evaluation. ...Read more
A purpleish discolouration of the soft palate inside the top of the mouth behind the teeth. Some noticeable small mouth sores. What's your thoughts?
Palate discoloration: This can be several things. It depends on where on your palate the discoloration is and their relation to the mouth sores. What color the mouth sores are, how large they are, what is the color, etc. It is best to get this examined while they are prominent and easily seen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The airway: There are three major cartilage structures in the throat: the laryngeal or thyroid cartilage, the cricoid cartilage and the epiglottis. The epiglottis doesn't have any holes in it. In fact, when you swallow, it covers the larynx and protects the the airway, the "hole." The thyroid cartilage houses the voice box and includes the epiglottis. The cricoid is just below the larynx. ...Read more
What can cause infrequent pain on the underside of the jaw (not in the mouth, but under it),in the neck and in the side of the leg?
Unlikely: It's unlikely that biting the inside of the cheek would cause bruising that's visible from the outside. The mucosal lining of the mouth is actually very tough, and you'd have to bite through a very thick layer of mucosa to cause bleeding that'd be visible as a bruise from the outside. ...Read more
What are the two tiny holes on the roof on my mouth/ palate called/ caused by? They are simetrical and I've had them all my life.
Fovea Palatinae: They appear as small depressed points at the junction between the soft and hard palate just off off the midline and are the ductal openings and recipients of distributaries of ducts of the surrounding clusters of mucous glands. ...Read more
Back sides of hard palate on roof of mouth are swollen and sensitive. Any ideas what it could be?
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
A have one small black dot (1 mm in diameter) on the roof of my mouth (hard palate). It was not there yesterday morning, but it appeared yesterday eve?
Examination: Probably innocuous, but to b sure see your Dentist. ...Read more
Roof of mouth is yellow and I can feel little slits (not cuts) around the back of the hard palate. Any ideas what it might be?
See dentist: This is not a usual finding. Are you a smoker? See dentist asap for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Tiny red/pink bumps on roof of mouth on soft palate. These have been there for as long as I can remember but I just wonder if I should be worried ?
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
Saw familydoc in regards to white hard palate on roof of mouth. (In'm'shape) and asked abt leukoplakia He said dont worry and it's just bone?Possible?
Isn't "dental" issue pertaining only to the teeth? When one's palate or roof of mouth was injured during oral procedure, is it medical or dental issue?
Painless Creamy like film on roof of mouth on hard palate in m shape. So around teeth and in middle. Can't remove. Is it serious? Just saw it.
Need exam: Hard to say without exam. See oral surgeon for exam. ...Read more
I keep involuntarily sucking my mouth shut at night, tongue sticks to my palate real tight, mornings can't open fully.Tongue hurts+ tremor.What can it b?
Temporary Trismus: Temporary trismus is divided into intraarticular causes and extra-articular causes. Temporomandibular joint dysfunction represents the most common cause. I agree with others that a you should see a dentist to make sure you do not have an abscess which also represents a common cause. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having burning/rashes sensation on the roof of my mouth. Also i see red dots on the soft palate.Its on both hard and soft palate. Smoker?
Sinus infection: Yes your sinus infection can cause tightness of the roof of your mouth. ...Read more
I have a non painful red spot on the hard palate of the roof of my mouth. Could this be caused by trauma? Or something more serious
Yes it could. : So, obviously we would need to get it examined asap. Without a photograph, it is impossible to give you any information that is relevant to you. Good luck! ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When I swallow saliva, my tongue exerts pressure hard against my palate but the pressure is backwards, pushing the roof of my mouth backwards. normal?
Consider these...: Difficulty swallowing ("dysphagia") can be distinguished as a "transfer" problem (difficulty moving food from mouth to top of esophagus), "transit" problem (difficulty moving food down the esophagus), "spasm", gerd (due to sphincter problems), or obstructive (webs, rings, strictures, ulcer, tumor), & need to distinguish "globus," LPR. A GI doctor can assess motility &/or need 4 a Speech Therapist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My hard palate is a little yellow and i've had cold symptoms for about a week. (not tasting, stuffed up, etc.) some small red patches on roof of mouth?
Mouth eruption: Your symptoms seem viral in nature, and the patches may be a specific type. Upper respiratory illnesses such as sinus infection can present similarly with nasal stuffiness and diminished taste. Bacterial infection such as strep throat is not usually a palatal disease. However, mononucleosis is always a concern for a range of symptoms and can be tested for. An exam is in order if you don't improve. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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