A 34-year-old female asked:
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my tongue is swollen and difficult to swallow?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
You might: Be having an allergic reaction to something. If it is acute and worsening, you should go to hospital immediately, because it can cause airway obstruction.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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