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Swollen tongue and mouth ulcers

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Comisi
Dentistry 38 years experience
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
Dr. James Wright
Dentistry 33 years experience
See your dentist: Your dentist will look at your teeth to determine if they are cutting your tongue. Are you on any medications? Some medications have para functional p... Read More

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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: Your iron treatment and mouth ulcers + glands in the neck are probably not related. Your symptoms warrant an in-person evaluation with additional hist... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Surinder Yadav
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Need tests: It probably needs a thorough evaluation including doing some blood tests which would look for infections, inflammatory conditions, or connective tissu... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See your PCP: There are many medical conditions that may mimic some or all of the symptoms you have described. It is important to see your doctor so they can conduc... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randall Stastny
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 34 years experience
See your doctor.: There are many different conditions that can cause mouth ulcers that can be very painful. If you take your temperature by mouth it will be falsely el... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Donley
Dentistry 54 years experience
See physician: Gargling with warm salt water may help. It is probably time to see a physician who may prescribe an anibiotic or recommend the tonsils be removed.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Consult opthalmologi: Please consult an eye doc ASAP. You will need treatment. It could be Herpes, do you have vesicles(bluster)? Heat pack will not help but cold compre... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Infection: An infection of the throat or tongue will cause tender swelling of the glands in the neck. This is potentially serious and needs medical attention. Pl... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Primary oral herpes?: Sounds like you might have primary (i.e. intitial infection) with oral herpes simplex virus, probably type 1 (HSV1). Effective treatment is available ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Not: Not from the workout. Ulcers and gum inflammation indicates gum infection, probably viral or bacterial. When this happens the lymph nodes, acting as... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Difficult to know: Swollen lymph nodes for months is an indication of either chronic inflammatory process or chronic or recurrent infection. In the context of mouth ulc... Read More

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