What Is The Sharp Pain On The Roof Of My Mouth When I Eat And What Causes It?


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Ebony Nash Profile
Ebony Nash answered
There are several reasons why you may get a pain in your chest, many of them minor, but there is a possibility that you may be experiencing the early warning signs of a heart attack or a stroke. To be on the safe side I think you should check with a doctor as soon as possible. Don’t put it off!

With some symptoms we have a natural tendency to not act on them in the hope that they'll just go away. Some patients also delay because they fear of making a fuss or feeling embarrassed if symptoms turn out to be a false alarm. During a heart attack, blood flow to heart muscle is reduced or cut off, often because a blood clot blocks an artery. When heart muscle is starved of oxygen-rich blood it can die.

You say you also experience pain in your mouth. Heart attack symptoms can vary dramatically and from person to person and even between sexes. These symptoms can range from mild to severe and they may come and go.

The important ones to look out for are:

1.Uncomfortable pressure, fullness, squeezing or pain in the centre of the chest.
2.Discomfort in other areas, such as the neck, arms, jaw, back or stomach.
3.Shortness of breath, light-headedness, nausea or breaking out in a cold sweat

Ideally, treatment to restore blood flow should begin within one hour after symptoms begin. The faster you can get to Accident and Emergency, the better your chance of survival. According to the British Heart Foundatio, many people fail to recognise the symptoms and one in three heart attack victims die before they get to hospital so like I said don’t put it off. Contact a doctor as soon as possible, even if it’s just for peace of mind.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
I have experienced this pain many times, although I go years without experiencing it.   If it is the same as mine, it is caused by the roof of your mouth drying out.   I'm not sure why it is triggered when you start eating, but if you have gone a long time without eating and/or done a lot to dry out the roof of your mouth (smoking, taking amphetamines, or just have a mild saliva-production disorder) then it is likely to flare up.

Just drink water more often and try not to go too long between meals.
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Anonymous answered
This happens to me too , sometimes I go weeks without it happening, and it's different foods that trigger it. It happens usualy first meal of day or when I eat after not eating for a long time. The pain is the worst feeling imaginable the whole roof of my mouth swells and locks up
sandra jones Profile
sandra jones answered
Try brushing your gums and the root of your mouth with mouthwash for a couple of days - twice a day.
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Anonymous answered
Depending on how bad the pain is you could have bruised your palate (roof of your mouth) while eating something hard (I do that too) otherwise it could be something like an infection of some sort or soemthing worse. It'd be good to just walk into your local dentist and ask them about it - even before you make an appointment.
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Anonymous answered
Bruised  the area around palate what can I do for it is caused by eating certain foods what should I not eat?
Penny Kay Profile
Penny Kay answered
I agree with o.k.41, this sounds like a stroke, pre seizure, or heart attack warning. Get thee to a Dr. And explain same to him, about what happened. These sound serious (the symptoms).
nettie Profile
nettie answered
Pain is always caused by some type of infection, it may not be a serious infection but your gums could be infected some sort of way, try gargling in some warm salt and water....the best to you hope this works until you can see a dentist...the best to you
Lady you get to the doctor post haste you may have a very serious problem go to your M.D. Immediately do not pass go do not collect $200.00 .If this problem persists it will only get worse.

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