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My tongue feels bigger today What might cause that

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Inflammation: If you have normal blood pressure at age 34, then your tongue may be swollen from inflammatory causes such as temperature or chemical triggers in hot ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Infiltration: Infiltration is a possibility. There are unrelated medical conditions, but amyloidosis and hypothyroidism must be considered.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Taste Buds: These are taste buds and they are supposed to look big and ugly and irregular. This is normal.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
More info: Shedding skin on the tongue may be associated with geographic tongue often associated with allergy--giving pattern on tongue. The large bumps are pro ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unsure: You might be seeing the circumvallate papillae.These are part of the taste buds of the tongue. If in doubt, see an ENT or oral surgeon to assess.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible herpes: A herpes viral infection can cause these lesions. I recommend that you consult an otolaryngologist for diagnosis and treatment.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ent doc: With symptoms present for that duration, see an ENT doc for exam.
A female asked:
Dr. Vivian Rider
34 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: You should see a doctor right away. There are many causes for sore throat and some require treatment with antibiotics. This includes strep throat an ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hilary Baskin
27 years experience Orthodontics
No: We see patients with all kinds of dental issues like yours-- these can be addressed. Ask your orthodontist about possibly slimming the teach and wide ... Read More

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