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one side of my mouth is swollen

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Vito
36 years experience Prosthodontics
See a dentist: Sounds like you have a dental abscess brewing. You should see a dentist asap.
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Dr. David Milder
34 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See dentist: There are many potential causes of this so i recommend seeing a dentist. If it is a gum or tooth abscess, you need treatment. There are may other pote ... Read More
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Dr. Sam Markzar
26 years experience Periodontics
Gum swellings: Need x-rays taken first, then check the areas.. Could be tooth or gum infection.. Xrays can tell a lot !

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: 2 years us a long time and now 2 of the lumps go see your doctor
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Swollen palate : See a dentist or oral surgeon for an exam to determine what is going on. There are several possible causes and treatments that cannot be determined h ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Salivary stone?: If the swelling is actually under the tongue on that side she may have a large sublingual salivary stone that is blocking a duct. This can be confirme ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Infection?: Swollen gums are most likely due to an infection, which could be from several sources. It warrants an immediate visit to the dentist to determine the ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Angioedema: This is an allergic reaction to something internal or external and you have to try eliminating one thing at a time in an attempt to find the culprit w ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Good 1st step: Tongue swelling can be due to many reasons but when it doubt taking benadryl (diphenhydramine) is good first choice if no medical reasons to avoid ant ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Smith
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil asymmerty: Asymmetric tonsils are not always a cause for concern. See an ENT specialist to further evaluate
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Tongue: Possible local trauma from bite or teeth rubbing on tongue. Best to have it looked at by your pcp.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Frequent rinsing: You may also want to frequently rinse your mouth with plain or salt water during the healing process, especially after eating. Hope this helps!
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