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A 26-year-old male asked:

Hi. how likely is it for my tongue to swell? i have no allergies, and no diseases. i have a fear of this happening. it is making me afraid :(

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
See a dentist: Tongue inflammation or condition also called self-inflicted traumatic macroglossia. Common symptoms are problems chewing, swallowing, or speaking. Your doctor may prescribe an anti-inflammatory drug or suggest an otc Ibuprofen to help minimize inflammation and reduce pain while the underlying cause is treated. Hope it helps.
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