A 34-year-old male asked:
that thing under my tongue is swollen do you know what that is?
4 doctor answers
Dr. Debora Zivari answered
31 years experience Dentistry
Salivary glands: If the swelling is related to your salivary gland need to be evaluated for blockage , otherwise will result in infection.
Answered on Aug 27, 2017
Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered
40 years experience Dentistry
Lots of things: There's lots of things under your tongue... salivary glands and ducts, blood vessels, and a lingual frenum.
Answered on Mar 19, 2018
Dr. Arnold Malerman answered
53 years experience Orthodontics
Not without exam: Could be salivary gland or duct, frenulum, blood vessel, draining abscess, gum infection, lesion, etc. drop a dime, call your Dentist, make an appointment with the person who knows your mouth best.
Answered on Oct 2, 2016
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Suspicious lump?: Regardless the cause... I would advise you to have the suspicious "thing"-lump under your tongue examined by a dentist or specialist (e.g. ENT, OFP). Any suspicious lump that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks should be evaluated.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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