A 16-year-old female asked:
The right side of my tongue and underneath it, is swollen.underneath my tongue on the right side the veins are, really black and purple.on top its red?
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Dr. Kathy Robinsonanswered
Family Medicine 34 years experience
See doctor today: This could be an infection that needs antibiotics. Please see a doctor today. If you can not get in to see your regular doctor then go to an urgent care for evaluation.
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Dr. David Earle commented
General Surgery 33 years experience
This could be a blocked salivary gland as well. Ask you doctor if an ENT referral is appropriate.
May 21, 2015
Last updated Apr 30, 2018
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