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A 50-year-old female asked:

I'm sensitive to sodium, my tongue swells and i have trouble breathing. i feel dehydrated no matter how much water i drink. my cbc is normal. advice?

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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Evaluation: Any reaction that results in tongue swelling should be evaluated by an allergist. As sodium is an essential electrolyte, I have difficulty with the idea that sodium itself is causing this reaction. Please see an allergist for a thorough evaluation.

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Last updated Jan 25, 2015

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