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Past few days, my tongue has been white and sore and roof of mouth near my throat has a few bumps and are also sore. What could my problem be?

Past few days, my tongue has been white and sore and roof of mouth near my throat has a few bumps and are also sore. What could my problem be?

Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). Little ulcers on the throat could be viral, such as Hand Foot Mouth disease. ...Read more

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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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

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

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What should I do for a mouth sore on roof of mouth?

What should I do for a mouth sore on roof of mouth?

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 more

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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?

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?

Sore on palate: An enlarging swelling on the palate can be caused from a abscessed tooth. Your should visit your dentist for evaluation and x-ray to determine the origin of the swelling. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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What causes sore spot on roof of mouth?

What causes sore spot on roof of mouth?

Lots: Scratch, burn, viral or bacterial infection, neoplasm, and lots of other reasons. Please see your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could sore bumps on roof of mouth be?

Herpetic Infection: It could be an oral herpes infection which is the most common reason for "bumps on the roof of the mouth". This infection is characterized by the presence of sore little blisters that may coalesce into a painful large ulceration. This infection typically affects one side of the roof of the mouth only. It usually last for 10 to 14 days. There are some prescription antivirals that you can take. ...Read more

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Roof of mouth sore when i rub it with my tongue, Nothing else seems to be wrong with it. I did not eat anything hot.

Roof of mouth sore when i rub it with my tongue, Nothing else seems to be wrong with it. I did not eat anything hot.

See a dentist: If the roof of mouth sore and you do not know what could be the cause, it would be best if you visited a dentist for clinical exam in order to find out the cause, diagnosis and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Red patchy soreness on gums and roof of mouth what is it?

Red patchy soreness on gums and roof of mouth what is it?

Red soreness : There are a dozen reasons for your symptoms and only a dr can diagnose that with his own eyes! is it possible you burned your mouth with hot pizza, etc? You could rinse and gargle with regular 3% hydrogen peroxide until you can get in to see the dr. ...Read more

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I have red sore spots on gums and roof of mouth?

I have red  sore spots on gums and roof of mouth?

Red sore spots: Have it examined by your own dentist. It could be quite a number of things- viral, from smoking, irritation, or a host of other possibilities. We can't determine that over the internet. It's like posting a question, "I have a pain in my stomach." ...Read more

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I have a red sore patch on the roof of mouth. Hurts to drink or eat.?

I have a red sore patch on the roof of mouth. Hurts to drink or eat.?

"Pizza Palate": Pizza or other hot foods and liquids also can burn the roof of your mouth. If the soreness persist beyond one week, call your dentist. ...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?

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

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Sore inside mouth tingling roof of mouth and tingling toungue, what to do?

Sore inside mouth tingling roof of mouth and tingling toungue, what to do?

See oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon to get this evaluated. Then he can treat this or refer you to another specialist. ...Read more

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Sore back roof of mouth looks almost like a rash what could this be? Thanks

Sore back roof of mouth  looks almost like a rash what could this be? Thanks

Sore roof of mouth: What you describe could be from many things including but not limited to irritation from smoking, common cold, viral infection, allergy, and the list goes on. If no other symptoms see if it goes away within 2 weeks or see your own dentist for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Painless bump in roof of mouth and sore throat?

Painless bump in roof of mouth and sore throat?

May not be related: These 2 symptoms may or may not be related. Sore throat may be flu or any upper respiratory tract infection. Could be from trauma. Virus or bacteria. Who knows? The bump? How long has it been there? Could be a natural bony growth. Could be a cyst. Could be a number of things. Please see an md or a dds in person for further answers. ...Read more

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Sore throat and roof of mouth cough for 4 weeks?

Sore throat and roof of mouth cough for 4 weeks?

Sore Throat: If the roof of your mouth and throat have been sore for a month they need to be checked. The typical healing time for most things is about 2 weeks. Either a dentist or physician would be a good starting place with the physician being your first choice. ...Read more

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Sore throat and red & swollen on roof of mouth?

Sore throat and red & swollen on roof of mouth?

Internet diagnosis x: How long have you had that? any other symptoms? Very common complaints which cannot be diagnosed over the internet. Could be a common cold or 100 other things. Please wait it out and see if it goes away or consult your own primary care physician. ...Read more

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Sore inside mouth, tingling roof of mouth and tingling tongue. What do they indicate?

Sore inside mouth, tingling roof of mouth and tingling tongue. What do they indicate?

Herpes: Herpes outbreak/cold sores will often start as a tingling sensation before the lesions appear. Herpes simplex is the virus that causes cold sores and mouth lesions. Other types of herpes virus cause other things like shingles and chicken pox or sexually transmitted disease. Herpes lives in nerve tracts, breaking out when resistence is down. It's why there is a tingling before the lesion shows. ...Read more

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Sore inside mouth tingling roof of mouth and tingling tongue. What does this indicate?

Sore inside mouth tingling roof of mouth and tingling tongue. What does this indicate?

See a dentist: See a dentist. Not possible to give you an answer here without clinical examination and xrays. ...Read more

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Palate (Definition)

The palate is the anatomical description of the roof of the mouth. It separated into two parts: the hard palate (more forward) and the soft palate (which is closer to the throat), it separates the mouth ...Read more