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Old 04-10-2018, 02:39 PM
 
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For the past few weeks I have had this sore on the roof of my mouth that doesn't hurt except when touched, like with my tongue or eating. It feels really smooth and kinda like a bubble.
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Old 04-10-2018, 05:22 PM
 
Location: Santa Monica, CA
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For the past few weeks I have had this sore on the roof of my mouth that doesn't hurt except when touched, like with my tongue or eating. It feels really smooth and kinda like a bubble.
Could be a canker sore.. are you putting anything on it. I believe they are a virus if that's what it is...
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Old 04-10-2018, 05:31 PM
 
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Could be a canker sore.. are you putting anything on it. I believe they are a virus if that's what it is...
No canker sores are NOT caused by a virus...
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Old 04-10-2018, 05:33 PM
 
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No canker sores are NOT caused by a virus...
Oh thanks I knew an authority would come thru.
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Old 04-10-2018, 05:34 PM
 
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For the past few weeks I have had this sore on the roof of my mouth that doesn't hurt except when touched, like with my tongue or eating. It feels really smooth and kinda like a bubble.
While canker sores do occur on the roof of the mouth they are more commonly ulcers rather than a smooth bubble. They also typically don't last more than a week or so.

If you have had the sore for several weeks you should get it checked out....
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Old 04-10-2018, 05:40 PM
 
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I get sore spots in the roof of my mouth at times and I believe it is related to the cold sores (herpes virus).
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Old 04-11-2018, 09:28 AM
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For the past few weeks I have had this sore on the roof of my mouth that doesn't hurt except when touched, like with my tongue or eating. It feels really smooth and kinda like a bubble.

A "few weeks"?
Unlikely to be canker if its lasted that long unless you are immunocompromised.
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Old 04-11-2018, 11:28 AM
 
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Please get it checked. I had a co-worker lose a good part of his tongue to a tiny sore part. Might be a simple thing, might not be.
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Old 04-11-2018, 11:31 AM
 
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For the past few weeks I have had this sore on the roof of my mouth that doesn't hurt except when touched, like with my tongue or eating. It feels really smooth and kinda like a bubble.
I used to get canker sores all of the time. Sometimes I'd have multiples at a time. Ouch.

I don't recall them every lasting weeks. Maybe a week or so, if I have a bad one or it's in a bad spot.

Honestly, if it's been more than two weeks, you should get it checked out.

(And no I don't have HSV either, as I have been tested. They are different from cold sores for people who do not know.)
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Old 04-11-2018, 06:24 PM
 
Location: Georgia, USA
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Could be a canker sore.. are you putting anything on it. I believe they are a virus if that's what it is...
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-...s/syc-20370615
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