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How Can You Tell If Your Tongue Is Swollen
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
It's inside vagina: The "graffenburg spot" or "g" spot is in the upper portion of the vagina just in front of the cervix and under the bladder. It forms during 2nd stage female sexual excitement as a firm "tented" spot. It can be felt during that stage by placing a finger inside the vagina and making a "come hither movement" with that finger. It provides pleasure in additon to the clitoris. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toe fracture.: With an x-ray. Unless there is gross deformity or the toe is misangled then you will need physical examination, medical history & x-ray to determine if your toe is broken. Please see a podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon if you are concerned. Take care. ...Read more
Infected/inflammed: Red, hot, swollen and drainage (inflammation) are normal signs of healing and in fact, not bad but are integral to healing. If infected, the wound should not improve, the patient have fevers, chills, and other systemic signs of infection. Culture of the wound should never be with a swab on the surface but a simple tissue biopsy. Routine use of antibiotics is to be condemned due to the risks. ...Read more
Feel it: Normally, you are able to feel both of your submandibular gland's just behind the midportion of your jaw on each side. They should be of similar size and consistency, and neither one should be tender or enlarged. If one of them is bigger or more tender than the other, then it is likely swollen. If the swelling does not go down you should be seen by an ENT doctor ...Read more
Medical examination: Differentiating between the two would require an exam by an experienced medical provider. ...Read more
X-ray: The only way to know for sure is to get an x-ray. A finger with a small break or a breaks that isn't too badly out of place may not look too bad from the outside. Also, it's an "old wive's tale" that it's not broken if you can move it. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can you tell if thrush is in your esophagus.. Chest pain? Throwing up? How can you tell if you have fungal infection
Esophageal thrush: The primary symptoms of esophageal thrush include chest pain, particularly when swallowing, difficulty swallowing, nausea and/or vomiting, and occasional weight loss. The best way to diagnose it when suspected is by biopsy or scraping for a sample during endoscopy. If you are concerned that you may have this, see your doctor or a gastroenterologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Enlarged spleen: Most people don't know they have an enlarged spleen because symptoms are rare. People usually find out about it during a physical exam. These are the most common symptoms of an enlarged spleen:being unable to eat a large meal. Feeling discomfort, fullness, or pain on the upper left side of the abdomen; this pain may spread to your left shoulder. ...Read more
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