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How do you get a swollen tongue to go down without going to the doctor

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
YOU DON'T: A doctor is needed to determine the cause and give you the proper treatment.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hypochondriasis: See that you suffer from hypochondriasis and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Why not address the underlying problem - which is not your tongue but rathe ... Read More
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Needs examination: There could be many causes for a swollen tongue. If it has been sudden and you are having difficulty breathing or swallowing, this might be an allergi ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Comisi
37 years experience Dentistry
See a doctor?: Have you seen a doctor about this? If not, it would seem like a wise thing to do to help determine what is the cause, and of course how to minimize or ... Read More
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A 51-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 32-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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Doctor's office 1st: I would first go to the doctor's office and have it checked. I t may not need any type of hospital setting, just possibly a swab or biopsy in the off ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Tongue swelling : Tongue swelling can cause affect speech. It can be mild or very obvious
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Swollen tongue: There are many reasons to have these symptoms. The most serious is an oral cancer. Your best option would be to have a physical examination by your do ... Read More

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