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What causes the roof of your mouth to itch?

What causes the roof of your mouth to itch?

Fungal infection?: Or allergy to something you ate or drank? If it persists and you can't figure it out, see your dentist to try to determine the cause. ...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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The roof of my mouth, the soft part in the back. Itches and irritates me every morning. Maybe in the evening. It's getting annoying now. Why?

The roof of my mouth, the soft part in the back. Itches and irritates me every morning. Maybe in the evening. It's getting annoying now. Why?

Mouth breathing: There are some researchers who believe that mouth breathing and associated hyperventilation causes or exacerbates asthma, high blood pressure, heart disease, and many other medical problems. Dentists are the first to identify the symptoms of mouth breathing. Rec.: see your dentist for consultation, treatment or referral. ...Read more

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The skin around my mouth itches and the roof of my mouth itches why ?

The skin around my mouth itches and the roof of my mouth itches why ?

Irritated : These areas may be irritated from food exposure. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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The inside of my mouth itches so bad and i rubbed my tounge on the roof of my mouth. so now my gums are swollen and the corners of my mouth itches.

The inside of my mouth itches so bad and i rubbed my tounge on the roof of my mouth. so now my gums are swollen and the corners of my mouth itches.

Perhaps: Perhaps an allergic response to food/Meds/supplements. Can be caused by smoking. Could be viral, bacterial, or fungal infection. Call your Dentist for an immediate examination. If throat swells or airway becomes compromised call 911 or have someone rush you to ER. ...Read more

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Taste a metallic taste on roof of mouth. Nipple itches. Sexually active. What can this be?

Taste a metallic taste on roof of mouth. Nipple itches. Sexually active. What can this be?

3 things: They are most likely not related. Allergies or sinus infections can cause a metallic taste. Some women have inverted nipples (if new, than get them evaluated), And use BC and condoms to protect against STI's and pregnancy (unless you want to be pregnant). Good luck. ...Read more

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Runny nose headache swollen tonsils cough Post.nasal drip roof of mouth itches mucus comes up when I cough. Allergies or sickness? And what cld I take

Runny nose headache swollen tonsils cough Post.nasal drip roof of mouth itches mucus comes up when I cough. Allergies or sickness? And what cld I take

Both possible: Do you have a fever? Any sick contacts. Do you have hx of allergies? Do you take any meds for these symptoms. This sounds like it is most likely allergies. I would start by trying an OTC antihistamine like Claritin or Zyrtec. Consider flonase nasal spray if no improvement with antihistamine alone ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itch is also known as Itching. Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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