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how can you tell if your tongue is swollen

A 52-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

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Hard to tell: Without seeing you it is hard to tell what is normal and what is pathological. I would suggest having a dentist look at you to give you a diagnosis. ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Salivary glands: Sublingual salivary gland swelling may be due to blockage of the ducts where the saliva comes out to the mouth, such as blockage by a stone, leading t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
White spit: yes if I can see picture. Lets chat and we can do this.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Sorry, but no..: You will have to see a dentist for a personal one on one clinical exam. These types of questions cannot be properly or accurately answered over the in ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Swollen palate: It is difficult to determine how a dental cleaning, deep or otherwise, could cause palatal swelling UNLESS you have advanced periodontal gum and bone ... Read More
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Dr. Victor Kopyev
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Check your thyroid: Might be due to hypoactive thyroid.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Brand
36 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 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 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 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 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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