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White Sore On Roof Of Mouth
My son was born with a white sore on the roof of his mouth and his 5 months old now is it bad I have been to the doctors but they made an appontment a moth away im worried
Children : Children can be born with a white or yellow cystic vesicle on the hard palate - also called the roof of the mouth. They are called "epstein's pearls." usually these resolve on their own within weeks after birth and they do not require treatment. Is the "sore" you are describing getting bigger? Looking infected or does your son have a fever? Is it affecting his eating? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, it is possible that the "sore" you are describing is not an epstein pearl and may need attention sooner than a month from now. ...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
Been there awhile?: If you have a sore on the roof of your mouth think back...Did you have something really hot (pizza is a good one) did you eat something sharp (tortilla chips), etc. If this sore is more than a week or 2 old...Go to the dentist and have it looked at. May be something you need to get biopsied and treated. So...Put you mind at ease and go! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Painful sore on roof of mouth. Near the back this morning was the size of a pin point 8 hours later its the size of a pea. Very painful! what is this?
I've had swollen lymph nodes for over year..Now my tounge and roof of mouth hurts..I have a sore on roof of mouth..My ears also hurt?
Active/swollen nodes: Aka lymphadenopathy, that have been symptomatic for a year suggest a chronic problem w infection or systemic issues. This is not normal. Get to your otolaryngologist or oral surgeon asap. Very important that you be examined and find the source of this long standing issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can acid reflux cause white toungue and the roof of mouth to be sore (almost like its going away) and under the toungue to be inflamed?
Once every two months I get a white bump on the exact same spot in roof of mouth. Sometimes it itches, sometimes sore. Away in about 1-2 weeks. Idea?
Roof of Mouth: i suggest this area be a examined by your dentist or an oral surgeon, preferably during the time you have the bump. ...Read more
-tested positive for strep 4 days ago
-white patches still on tonsils, throat is still sore
- roof of mouth is now white
Do i need to worry if i had a really bad sore throat then a headache the 3 white yellowish patches on roof of mouth & 1 under tongue?
Sore throat , red on the uvila and soft palet on the roof of mouth, tongue spots that turned into valleys, now white bumps on the back of tongue and ?
Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. Try to quit the tobacco use, good opportunity. If concerned, see your PCP after 6 days or so. ...Read more
I am no longer achy but still experiencing really bad painful sore throat with cough and no white on tonsils. Swollen roof of mouth and facial pressur?
Viral Syndrome: The group of symptoms you mentioned point to a viral infection. The early phase known as a viral prodrome can consist of body aches and a blah feeling. This can be followed by general cold symptoms, sore throat cough, a stuffy and or runny nose. Fluids and Acetaminophen or ibuprophen can help with the sore throat, and cough. These symptoms generally resolve in 2-5 days. If not better see your doc. ...Read more
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