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the back of my tongue hurts when i swallow

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Get checked: and examined for glossitis- an inflammation of the tongue itself.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Glossitis: This is what is called inflammation of the tongue. It can be infection, nutritional deficiency and it woudl be wise to see dermatolgoy or ENT
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sami Latif
37 years experience Dentistry
Sore throat ,Tmd: I would highly recommend seeking the help of ENT or a dentists , several causes to your issue , abscess tooth, infection around wisdom teeth, tonsils, ... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Engel
39 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: If you still have the symtoms 4 weeks later then it would be in your best interest to see a dentist or doctor asap. There are multiple possibilites f ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ENT doc: Because of the duration of your symptoms, I'd recommend seeing an ENT doc ASAP.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
41 years experience Dentistry
Visit a doctor: You must visit either your dentist or ENT. I recommend to start with the dentist as he can complete a oral cancer screening in the office and generall ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Without : Without examining you it is difficult to come to a conclusion. You history of fever and throat pain points to an infection, possibly viral. These ty ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Lump: The lump you are feeling may or may not be normal anatomy". That, coupled with your difficulty swallowing, indicates you need to be examined to make a ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
23 years experience Family Medicine
Inflamed???: May be inflamed try avoiding acids and see if fully resolves.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Evaulation: These types of situations require a one on one personal evaluation to check medical and dental signs and symptoms. They cannot easily be answered over ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Difficult : Difficult to tell what those bumps might be sight unseen. Have you been to a dentist recently? Your wisdom tooth may be putting pressure in that area ... Read More

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