A 41-year-old female asked:
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my gland underneath my tongue is really swollen, can you tell me what would cause that and if i need to go to a dr? if i do need to see a dr or a dent

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Salivary glands: Sublingual salivary gland swelling may be due to blockage of the ducts where the saliva comes out to the mouth, such as blockage by a stone, leading to swelling & dryness. Recommend having it looked at by your family doc.
Answered on Sep 18, 2019
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Dr. Victor Zeines
50 years experience Dentistry
MD: This is probably a blocked saliva duct which could be caused by a stone ..See your physician just to make sure its nothing more.
Answered on Sep 25, 2016
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