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What's going on? Sore throat swollen roof of my mouth

Maybe strep,flu,etc. Nose and throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc... It can be difficult to tell what the cause is. If symptoms only last 1-2 days, it was likely allergies, irritation, or a mild cold. Doctors have rapid 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start antibiotics "right away", which means within the first 3 days of strep symptoms. Read more...

I have what I believe is a canker sore on the roof of my mouth what do I do...?

Apthous Ulcer? If it is in soft tissue on the roof of your mouth, it is most likely an apthous ulcer. If it is located in the hard tissue on the roof of your mouth, it is likely a trauma due to hot cheese or it could be a viral infection. If you are in doubt, get it checked out by your dentist. Read more...
No. Cancer sores only happen on the mucosa, not the hard gum tissue that is on the roof of the mouth. It may be an ulcer or cancer. See a dentist asap. Read more...
What you believe? Canker sores do not generally form on the palate. As a matter of fact in over 40 years of practice i've not personally seen one there. You most likely do not have a canker sore\aphthous ulcer. What to do? See a dentist for a definitive diagnosis and then some guidance. Read more...
See your dentist. is very common after tooth extraction. Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days for evaluation. Read more...

Swelling on the roof/palate of my mouth and migraine I ran/walked a 10k 3/17/12 after I finished I got an apple and a water as I took a bite of the apple I noticed the roof of my mouth was very tender, today 3/19/12 the roof/palate is still swollen in two

I . I do not think the swelling is related to your run, but more so to irritation or an abcess, the cause of which cannot be determined over the internet. Why don't you go see a dentist who can physically see you. Determine what your problem is, and advise you of the proper course of treatment? Hope this info helps. Read more...
This . This could have multiple causes, some dental related. Any medical professional you will see would want to rule out dental causation first, as this is most common for your symptoms. Therefore i suggest you start with your dentist. Congrats on your 10k. Read more...
I . I agree with the other respondent that you should start with your dentist (or oral surgeon) to evaluate the swelling. If his or her finding is inconclusive then have it checked out by a physician (ent would be my first choice). Read more...