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.
Usually viral. While a number of things can cause such symptoms, the most likely cause would be a viral infection. Strep might be a consideration, as well. Check in with your doctor to be sure.

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I have red spots at the very front of my soft palate, a cold, and a bad sore throat. What's going on? My hard palate is white

Sore throat. It is likely you have an infection in your throat. Viral infection will typically resolve on its own. Bacterial infections, however, (ie: strep), will require antibiotics in order to resolve. I recommend you consult with your doctor in order to make the correct diagnosis and initiate appropriate treatment. Read more...
Viral infection. All normal for a bad cold. As the cold gets better the throat and gums should heal. See your md and dentist if they do not. Read more...
Red spots. he red spots are inflamed minor salivary glands. Caused by whatever is also causing the sore throat cold. See a doctor. Read more...

Cold symptoms, red spots high on my soft palate with a slight yellowing, sore throat, white hard palate, not fuzzy. Help?

Sore throat. The symptoms you describe are very common. Looks like you picked up an infection. This infection could be viral, in which case it will resolve kn it's own, or bacterial (ie: strep), in which case it will require antibiotic. I recommend consulting with your doctor the the correct diagnosis can be made. In any case, plenty of fluids and rest will be helpful. Read more...
Cold virus. The virus causing your cold can cause all of these things. It will run its course and you will feel better in a few days. Otc cold medications may help ypu and make sure you stay hydrated. Read more...

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...

Palate is sore and there are 2 big not elevated red spots just above the uvula. I have had this for 3 days now. I can swallow easily but mouth hurts.

See your dentist. It's impossible to say without an exam and evaluation and possibly a biopsy by an oral surgeon. I would recommend getting it looked at right away. Read more...
Sore palate. There are several possibilities. This is impossible to diagnose without a clinical exam and additional information. See your dentist or an ENT specialist. Read more...

I don't have a sore throat but my palate is sore and there are 2 big red spots just above the uvula. Swallowing isn't difficult but hurts my mouth?

Likely virus. Likely to be a viral infection- should improve without treatment within 2 weeks. If spots enlarge it become very painful, see your doctor . Read more...
Possibly viral. If the red spots develop into what look like small blisters or ulcers, then these are almost certainly viral in nature. If the red spots are almost pinpoint, deep red and spread, and the back of the throat gets more red, this could suggest strep throat. Either way, if there is no improvement in the next 2-3 days, or if your symptoms worsen, you should be examined by a physician. Read more...
May be like . Cold sores .?try gargling with warm salt water. If it gets bad it could be another virus and in he us we use prescription mouthwashes that are compounded for pain relif so you would have to see the doctor. Read more...