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Mouth Swelling After Vomiting
Acid burn.: Stomach acid is strong enough to make a hole in marble. ...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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 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?
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
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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