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swelling on side of tongue

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Few things: A few things. Some of which are not good. See oral surgeon for evaluation/diagnosis/treatment recommendations.

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Dr. John Thaler
41 years experience Prosthodontics
See Dentist: Most likely is blocked salivary duct. See your Dentist or Oral Surgeon. May clear up on its own or require a little help. Good Luck
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
A few thoughts...: A swelling under the tongue could be dangerous... if it rapidly expands, it can block your airway and cause asphyxiation. How long have you had it? Ho ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Examination needed: Any pain, bleeding, or as in your case swelling, should be evaluated. Please see your General Dentist to determine cause, and thus appropriate treatm ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Oral Herpes: Good morning: without seeing this I have two thoughts. The most common lesion with a white border, swelling and pain may actually be a cold sore, w ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Pain on tongue: You can try to gargle with salt water for swelling. Drink plenty of fluids and rest. Try to recall what happened to make your tongue sore and avoid ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Hoffman
14 years experience Dentistry
Multiple Possibility: This can be as simple as biting your tongue while you sleep, to food allergies, systemic or oral medication side-effects. Pay attention, see if you c ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked: Without knowing more about your health and habits it's impossible to say what is causing your "glossitis." most minor things are self limited and go ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Whiteness tongue: If the white areas on the tongue are like cottage cheese and wipe off and under them is a reddish base, you could have candida oralis. This can be e ... Read More

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