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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Re-evaluate: please return to the Dentist or (hopefully) Oral Surgeon specialist for reevaluation to asses cause and treatment. Important that you have follow-up ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
23 years experience Dentistry
Lingual nerve damage: The lingual nerve is likely damaged or maybe severed. When wisdom teeth are extracted in the lower jaw this can happen on occasion if the nerve take a ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Transient Numbness: If the nerve damage is from pressure following surgery and the nerve hasn’t been severed then there is a pretty good chance that recovery will occur i ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Period etc.: Since the symptoms coincide with your periods I would start by having an appointment with a gynecologist. If they cannot relate your symptoms to your ... Read More
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Dr. Victor Kopyev
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Check your thyroid: Might be due to hypoactive thyroid.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Brand
37 years experience Dentistry
Really depends...: Since it's not possible to know everything else that's going on with you, the tongue condition warrants being examined by an oral surgeon, dentist, or ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many possibilities: Could be from a dental infection, could be from a salivary gland infection, could be a small stone trying to get out. She needs to see a doctor right ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Oral surgeon: Your wife needs to have the growth evaluated. It may be nothing serious, but it can be, too. Smoker? Drinker? All factor into equation. Please call as ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
If your tongue: becomes visibly swollen, it could be an allergic reaction. If it is a sensation of swelling along with slurring of words, it could be something relat ... Read More
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Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
See an allergist: Painless swelling that resolves within a few hours is called angioedema. It can be associated with hives, occur on its own, or can be associated with ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Maybe it is: Cannot tell without an exam. Dry mouth and allergic reactions, as well as infections all come to mind as possible causes. See your dentist or physicia ... Read More

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