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can lupus cause swollen tongue

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Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Need exam: It will take a medical exam to clarify the type of lesions so see your Rheumatologist.
Dr. Irving Harper
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Lupus: Your symptoms are part of the multiplicity of symptoms that lupus can manifest. Talk to your doc and a rheumatologist . Take a look at this also: h ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Absolutely: A swollen tongue is not normal... You need to determine the cause, and then treat it. A tongue that continues to swell can cause respiratory distress.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Number of Causes: of a tongue swelling include infections, allergies, injuries and systemic disorders, just to name a few. The majority of tongue problems are not serio ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
Allergy: Could be as a result of an allergic reaction to certain foods or meds.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Swollen tongue: By far the most common cause is an acute allergic reaction (called "angioedema"). This is usually painless but may interfere with breathing. Other cau ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Sorry, we can't: It might be. It could also be a food allergy, a growth, or an infection. This needs to be physically evaluated. Please call an oral surgeon for an app ... Read More
A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Rohde
34 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Food allergy: Occasional episodes like this make me think of occasional exposure to a food your friend is allergic to or some ingredient in the food. Simplest first ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Stabbed it?: Did you stab it? If you did that can cause swelling for sure.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Farr
Specializes in Dentistry
Small chance: Usually with thrush though the distinguishing factor is a white wipe-able coating from the tongue or other areas of the mouth. And usually it doesn't ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
36 years experience Dentistry
Allergic bruxism?: The scalloped ridges on the side of your tongue likely are from nighttime clenching or tooth grinding. In 1980 marks published an article in the ajo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. H Prasad
Dr. H Prasad answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: No. Sounds like oral thrush.

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