I have painful swelling on the roof of my mouth along with fever and sore throat, what is causing this?
MANY. Tosilitis, peri tonsilar abscess, mononeucleosis.
My 8 year old daughter has been suffering with a headache, fever, sore throat and swelling/pain at the roof of her mouth for two days. Flu?
Influenza. Symptoms of influenza can vary from case to case and other viruses produce a similar clinical picture. Must isolate virus or do serologic testing to prove presence of influenza. Your daughter should be seen by a pediatrician to be sure the painful swelling on her palate is nothing serious. Headache, fever and sore throat may be strep and she can be examined for this and treated if necessary. Read more...