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Dry Mouth And Swollen Tongue
The tongue indents: Are not uncommon and are usually caused by your tongue constantly lying alongside or rubbing on the inside of your lower teeth. The dry mouth can be caused by a host of medical issues, medications, etc. See your physician for an evaluation for the dry mouth and a dentist for a dental evaluation. Also ask both your dentist and physician about using biotene which is a saliva replacement therapy. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Dry mouth white tongue swollen tonsils no swollen glands & no fever tho. Extremely tired. Allergies? Or could it be strep?
Suffering from migraine, palinopsia, vertigo, nausea, painful joints, fatigue, dry mouth with burning tongue, swollen salivary glands and throat. Help?
See a neurologist: The symptoms you described is a serious medical condition that needs to be addressed by a neurologist. An additional referral to rheumathologist is also warranted. Take care. ...Read more
Swollen tongue: This could be due to trauma, allergy, infection or other cause. See you dentist or medical doctor to be evaluated. You did not say how long you have had this. If interfering with airway or increasing go to emergency room immediately ...Read more
My uvula has been swollen several times this year. It happens when I wake up from lying on my back. I also notice dry mouth. How can I reduce swelling?
Sinusitis possible: Seems likely to be the result of post-nasal drainage, so there may be the possibility of chronic sinusitis that could respond positively to more water and regularly eating fresh pineapple. You may also have a dietary allergy like dairy products that often cause increased sinus drainage. If the symptoms persist, however, then I think seeing your primary care provider will be important. ...Read more
I have swollen glands 7 weeks with a swollen tounge and a dry mouth what is this or what should I do?
I have symptoms of sjogrens. Now I have noticed swollen white gums as well as dry mouth with swollen mucosal membranes. Does this indicate anything?
See your dentist: You should have your dentist take a look, and help you determine what's going on. Dry mouth requires ongoing are and strict preventive care. ...Read more
See a doctor:
You need to see a doctor as soon as you can all these symptoms could be related or connected
some like the dry mouth could be a side effect of medicine you are taking
so please go and see your doctor
thank you and good luck ...Read more
For over a week now I have been always thirsty with a dry mouth have headaches all day everyday, always tired, and my gums are swollen and tearing.?
Hello I m suffering with fever dry mouth swollen nodes from 2 yrs, these are started after sex with unknown. All STD neg. My wife also same sym, help
Not an STD: No STD or any other infection from sexual contact is a likely cause of such symptoms. Almost certainly your symptoms have nothing to do with that event, unless due in part to anxiety about it -- and certainly anxiety is the most common cause of complaints like these. Continue to work with your doctor, or maybe counseling. Good luck with it. ...Read more
Seek care: These types of symptoms could be from a variety of illnesses. My best suggestion is to please get to a primary care physician asap, so that they can run some diagnostic tests to try to pinpoint the cause of the problem and help you feel better soon, before you potentially get others around you sick. ...Read more
Was high on Cocaine for 5 hours 3 days ago for my first time Still experiencing fever, dry mouth, swollen eyes/salivary gland Recovery time?
Swear off, OK?:
Even if you did a large amount, it would be out of your system by now. In fact, effects are not expected at all after ~5 hrs. Here's info: http://drug. Addictionblog. Org/how-long-does-cocaine-stay-in-your-system/
If you had enough to be toxic - you might have died, so you were lucky this time. Don't press your luck. Steer clear of it. Also it can be 'laced' w/ poisons. It's a bad thing! Best wishes ...Read more
I woke up this moron with a swollen lip puffiness under eyes and dry mouth I do hvecouple tooth abcess but I'm on amoxicillin have been for a few days?
Face/lip swelling: Stop Amoxicillin immediately. You may be having an allergic reaction to Amoxicillin (a penicillin) which can sometimes worsen dramatically and cause a anaphylactic reaction. Call you doctor now. But if you start to get trouble breathing, asthma, wheezing, fainting, chest pain, call 911. If you have an antihistamine pill like benedryl, or claritin, (loratadine) or dimetapp, take a dose immediately. ...Read more
I'm feeling fatigued, dry mouth, swollen throbbing feet, blurred vision at a distant, urination frequently, dizziness sometimes, I do have high bp?
Call doctor: I recommend you see a doctor. It could be pre menopausal symptoms and it could be some diabetic issues going on, but you need to have tests to determine what's going on. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with pharyngitis but I have no sore throat just swollen left tonsill and dry mouth low grade fever was I miss dignosaed?
I was diagnosed with acute pharyngitis but I don't have a sore throat just dry mouth low grade fever left tonsil is swollen I was give amoxicillin?
Painless throat swelling w/ diff. Swallowing w/hard swollen painless lymph nodes at multiple sites, airway feels obstructed. Other symptoms incl. Dry eyes+pain+photophobia, dry mouth, joint pain. Help?
See a doctor asap: You need to see a doctor today for aide thorough history and exam. ...Read more
Got flu shot on Wednesday. 2 days later, stuffy nose/yellow mucous, body aches, kinda dry mouth/sore throat, swollen lymph nodes. Flu shot symptoms?
Swollen tongue with sores, top of mouth is also very cut up and gums feel raw. What could've caused this and what should I do?
Dry mouth?: Sound like your mouth is very dried. It could be of several reason: 1) diabetes, 2) sjogren syndrome or dry mouth syndrom, 3) stress, 4) using heat during winter, need humidifier... Check with your dentist for definitive diagnosis. Palliative treatment included good oral hygiene to prevent superinfection and plenty of fluid to prevent dehydration. ...Read more
What can be causing a swollen tongue also middle of the night not able to breath through mouth. Feeling of the airway in chest closed.
Allergic reaction: Acute allergy can cause swelling that can block your airway, creating a potentially dangerous situation. Sudden onset after a particular type of food is ingested or medication taken may suggest this. This is an urgent issue requiring immediate attention. If this has been going on for awhile and is more chronic, you may have obstructive pharyngeal anatomy. Which may be associated with apnea. ...Read more
Number of Causes: Of a tongue swelling include infections, allergies, injuries and systemic disorders, just to name a few. The majority of tongue problems are not serious and can be resolved on it's own. However, if you have a swollen tongue that doesn't go away within two weeks, you should consult a doctor or a dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
Impossible to say without an examination. A swollen tongue can occur due to injury, different diseases, or tumors.
See your dentist, an oral surgeon, or an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Swollen tongue?: There is no exercise to treat a swollen tongue. See your primary care physician, an ENT specialist or an oral surgeon to find out why it's swollen. ...Read more
Not directly: They is some evidence that shows damage to parts of the brain resulting from the disease causing swallowing difficulty but not necessarily from hypertrophy of the tongue. ...Read more
Wrong Conclusion: A swollen tongue does not result from drinking too much water. The tongue is a muscle and does not absorb water. ...Read more