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Doctor insights on: White Vertical Line On Roof Of Mouth

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Can sinusitis cause sores to roof of mouth?

Can sinusitis cause sores to roof of mouth?

Yes.. : But it would be better if a ct scan of maxilla is taken, if you are suspicious of sinus pathoses. ...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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A small blister in upper roof of mouth, what to do?

A small blister in upper roof of mouth, what to do?

Try: gargling with warm salt water to decrease inflammation and any possible pain. ...Read more

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Bone on roof of mouth swollen and painful. What do I do?

Bone on roof of mouth swollen and painful. What do I do?

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

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I've got a protruding bone in roof of mouth, is this dangerous?

I've got a protruding bone in roof of mouth, is this dangerous?

Anatomical structure: It is a normal anatomy also called palatal tori, but sometimes they can get irritated or inflamed. If concerned see your dentist for examination. ...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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Tooth extraction and having pain on roof of mouth afterwards. Help?

Tooth extraction and having pain on roof of mouth afterwards. Help?

Infection: Could be infection from the extraction socket see your dentist for treatment ...Read more

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I'm concerned because I have swollen gums and inflamed roof of mouth?

I'm concerned because I have swollen gums and inflamed roof of mouth?

See a periodontist: You need to see a periodontist they specialize in these kind of problems. Please dont let it go as it can cause a lot of damage if left untreated. ...Read more

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Ulcers on roof of mouth?Antiviral for 6 months no relief!if not herpes what could it be?

Ulcers on roof of mouth?Antiviral for 6 months no relief!if not herpes what could it be?

Biopsy: I definitely agree that it needs to be re-evaluated. My rule of thumb is that an ulcer that does not resolve in 2weeks needs to be biopsied. There are several types of cancer that can show up on the roof of the mouth, so this needs to be addressed asap. I see that you are relatively close to my office mid you like, we can get you in before the weekend for the procedure. ...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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Taste buds on roof of mouth ?

Taste buds on roof of mouth ?

May locations!: Taste receptors or taste buds are generally located on your tongue, soft palate which is the top of your palate way in the back where it gets softer, and the papilla (small bumps) way back on your tongue. ...Read more

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Is herpes on roof of mouth common?

Is herpes on roof of mouth common?

Common: Herpes simplex virus - 1 (oral herpes) infections are common in the United States. About 68 % of the population are carriers of the virus. This infection is less common on the palate than on the lips. Once it happens, this infection tends to reoccur in the same place. This virus remains lodged and inactive (latent) in the relay houses (ganglion) of the nerve branches acting up two- three times/yr. ...Read more

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Tiny bumps on roof of mouth normal?

Tiny bumps on roof of mouth normal?

See a dentist: You should see a dentist and have the tiny bumps looked at. ...Read more

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What do do when you have an itchy capalate (roof of mouth) ?

What do do when you have an itchy capalate (roof of mouth) ?

Allergy?: You could have a food allergy or sensitivity to certain foods such as citrus or other types of spices. You should also check the toothpaste and mouth rinses you might be using. Do you smoke?
I would also advise having a periodontist or your general dentist do a full exam to verify that there isn't any pathology.

http://www.drgums.com. ...Read more

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Pizza burned roof of mouth, does this require medical attention?

Pizza burned roof of mouth, does this require medical attention?

Pizza burn: Ususally resolve on their own if you avoid the area when eating and try to keep it clean, using warm salt water rinses, you can see your dentist for any follow up or peace of mind and they may provide you with additional treatment, they may send you to a specialist like an oral surgeon if deemed necessary. ...Read more

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What are these small, colorless painles bumps on the roof of mouth?

See dentist: Very hard to diagnose your condition without looking at it. Are the bumps hard or soft? How long do you have them? Have they changed size? All these questions help determine what you have. ...Read more

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Itchy clumps in the roof of mouth off and on for a couple of years.?

Itchy clumps in the roof of mouth off and on for a couple of years.?

Get checked out: More than likely, this is a fungal infection, but the only way to tell is by getting a biopsy/ culture of the clumps by a dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Hard bump with softer bump in front of it on roof of mouth. What could it be?

Anatomical structure: incisive papilla (soft) and torus palatinus (hard bony protrusion on the palate). If concerned, see a dentist to rule out pathology. ...Read more

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What is the line in the middle of the roof of mouth it's quite rough and rugged etc raised if u will is this normal.?

Normal: As the palate is developing while you were in the womb it consists as three parts that merge to form the roof of the mouth. The two largest parts come in from the side and fuse together leaving a midline ridge of bone and lining. It is a normal result of palate development. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Periodic sharp pains in roof of mouth (hard palette). Could this be caused by frequent clinching/grinding or a sign of something more serious?

Periodic sharp pains in roof of mouth (hard palette).  Could this be caused by frequent clinching/grinding or a sign of something more serious?

Not grinding: Pain in the hard palate is not from grinding. Have your dental professional take a look when you are experiencing the pain for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Siwhat can cause sinus pain near roof of mouth?

Siwhat can cause sinus pain near roof of mouth?

A couple of things: Allergies, illness, trauma or possibly an infected tooth. There may be other causes as well. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why am i having this metallic taste on roof of mouth?

Why am i having this metallic taste on roof of mouth?

Leaking filling: You could have an old dental amalgam filling which is leaking and the taste could be perceived as metallic. ...Read more

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I have a painless lump at centre of roof of mouth-- what it could be?

I have a painless lump at centre of roof of mouth-- what it could be?

Bony overgrowth: If this lump is hard and has been very slowly growing, it most likely is a palatal tori. This is an overgrowth of bone and is quite common. It usually does not require any treatment but can become irritated or scratched at times. However, if the lump has developed very rapidly or is soft and spongy, you should see your dentist asap for evaluation to rule out an abscess, cyst, or other pathology. ...Read more

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Do sinus problems cause bump on roof of mouth?

Not really: Is the bump hard or soft? If soft, it may be an infection from a non-vital tooth. If hard, it may be a torus. Either way, it needs to be examined to determine the cause and to have it treated, if necessary. See a local dentist for a consultation. ...Read more

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I have two round red spots on the high roof of mouth what could it be.

I have two round red spots on the high roof of mouth what could it be.

Oral petechiae: this could be "petechiae" which are microscopic areas of bleeding. Petechiae are usually caused by trauma, infection, bleeding abnormalities, and often get better on their own within a few weeks without treatment. If it doesn't resolve on its own then you may want to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Causes of redness on roof of mouth??? And appropriate treatment for it??

Depends: Treatment depends on the cause and I regret that it is not feasible to discern the cause without examining you. Did you burn/scald the roof of your mouth? You may wish to wait it out. If it is not better in a couple of weeks, please consult a doctor in-person. ...Read more

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What are red bumps in roof of mouth?

Need exam: I can't tell you what the red bumps are. There are several things that can cause this. Some causes can be infection, allergy, virus. You need to see a dentist for an exam, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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