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Bone on Roof of Mouth?

I had what seems to be a bad sinus infection for a few days.  Headaches, my teeth hurt, etc.

I felt what I thought was a hard pimple on the roof of my mouth.  It seemed to go down a bit, assessed by my tongue.  Today I went to feel it with my finger and it's like a hard and boney spot.  

Could this be a result from the sinus infection?  From what I've read it sounds like what's called a TORUS?  It seems strange that this would pop up at the same time I'm having what I believe is a sinus infection.

I didn't take anything for the sinuses besides Tylenol.  My teeth are still sensitive and this "bump" isn't going away.  Anything to worry about?

Just for the record, I'm a 45yo female.

Thanks for any insight.
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I do not this bump came from the sinus infection. A torus is a normal out growth of bone and usually occurs on the palate and on the inside of the lower jaw.That being said a visit to your dentist or an oral surgeon to get a definitive diagnosis is necessary.
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Avatar m tn
if it's right smack in the middle of your palate, it's probably a torus, and you coincidentally just discovered it.  can't hurt to get it checked by a dentist.
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Avatar n tn
Thanks for your insight and recommendations.  I'll call the dentist, and probably the doctor, this sinus infection isn't going away after a week and it's wreaking havoc on me!

Thanks again!
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