Atlantic City, NJ
A 27-year-old female asked:
My tongue is very swollen. i just took 1 benadryl (diphenhydramine). how long should it take to work? when should i decide to go to the hospital?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
4.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 20 years experience
Go soon: I wouldn't mess around with a swollen tongue- this can lead to breathing problems quickly. The real question, after the swelling is addressed, is what caused the swelling, so that it doesn't happen again. Good luck!
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Last updated Mar 30, 2014
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