A 23-year-old female asked:
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are swollen taste buds & tongue an allergic rxn to medication? mild/serious? i only bit into half of 50 mg prs tramadol tues. how long b4 seeing a dr?

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Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Now: This could be an allergic reaction or an infection. Consult with your dentist now.
Answered on May 2, 2014
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Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Swollen tongue: You should see a dr asap or go to urgent care as the swollen tongue could be a angioedema from the reaction . Needs care right away and examination.
Answered on May 2, 2014
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