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Causes Of The Tongue Pain
A few possibilities: There are several types of infections that can cause these symptom.s How long have you had them? If you feel like you can't swallow or are having any trouble breathing, you should go to the emergency room. Otherwise, I would be seen in the next day or two to be evaluated for infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
SMZ/TMP: Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim, as any other antibiotic, can cause allergic reactions that can have a broad range of manifestations. Edema (perioral), rash, urticaria, fever, nausea, vomiting, etc. I would suggest halting the medication & contacting the doctor who prescribed it to alert them to your symptoms. Continuing can worsen these symptoms & also potentially be very serious with airway. ...Read more
Dx tmj. I have jaw tenderness, ear discomfort but can't figure out why my tongue hurts. There r no sores or swelling. Can TMJ cause the tongue pain?
Yes: The nerve to the tongue passes just in front of ear. If you have chronic inflammation in the joint tongue may be sore. But can also be from other causes. Have you asked your Dentist to take a look? Have you asked for an Orthodontic Consultation to asses occlusion and function? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Angioedema of face, extremities, lips, tongue, glottis and/or larynx is seen in patients treated with ace inhibitors, including lisinopril. Lisinopril should be promptly discontinued and appropriate therapy given. Even when swelling of the tongue without respiratory distress occurs prolonged observation may be needed since treatment with antihistamines and corticosteroids may not resolve this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: Including trauma and infection. If it has persisted more than a few days get it looked at by a dentist. If it is brand new, see if it settles down fairly soon but if it lasts for 2 weeks, you really need to get it evaluated professionally. ...Read more
Genetic: A tongue tie is a genetic condition. It may or may not be at all symptomatic. However if you have a rogue tie and it stretches or slightly tears it can be very uncomfortable. A small tear or injury can lead to an ulcer and significant pain. If it is a significant problem for you then i can be easily corrected by an ENT doctor or an oral surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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