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How Do You Get A Swollen Tongue To Go Down Without Going To The Doctor
YOU DON'T: A doctor is needed to determine the cause and give you the proper treatment. ...Read more
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If you have no tongue disease, and no allergies at all. Then its not possible to get a swollen tongue? Afraid it will swell, and that I die. Anxiety?
Illness Anxiety D/O: It sounds like you could be dealing with Hypochondriasis, which is now termed "Illness Anxiety Disorder" in the new DSM V. Anxiety focuses on fears of having or acquiring a serious illness, although symptoms may not be present or are mild in intensity. There is high anxiety about health, and preoccupation with the risk of developing a condition is disproportionate to actual risk. ...Read more
I have a high IgE reading up to 2000. What could be the causes of this. Also, get swollen tongue quite often, with ridges on side from teeth.
Allergic bruxism?: The scalloped ridges on the side of your tongue likely are from nighttime clenching or tooth grinding. In 1980 marks published an article in the ajo about the link between bruxism and allergies in children. It is available on pubmed. See your allergist and dentist for treatment. ...Read more
Hey. Have one question. I ate my food, and suddenly I was able to get the fork touched my tongue with the tip. Can this cause a swollen tongue?
Stabbed it?: Did you stab it? If you did that can cause swelling for sure. ...Read more
Doctor's office 1st: I would first go to the doctor's office and have it checked. I t may not need any type of hospital setting, just possibly a swab or biopsy in the office depending on the history and severity. ...Read more
Sore and swollen: Sorry to hear that. Unfortunately we can't see, diagnose or treat you over the internet. Start by seeing a dentist for an exam and diagnosis. He\she may need to refer you to a physician if necessary. Feel better soon. ...Read more
Yes: If you have an allergy to nylon, contact to nylon with your tongue can produce an inflamed reaction. Your tongue could swell due to this reaction. I would think it would have to be a direct contact only. ...Read more
Need evaluation: Trouble swallowing and a swollen tongue are two findings that need immediate evaluation to prevent a more serious problem from occurring. Would suggest you either see your dentist or family physician who can evaluate and treat you, or refer you to a specialist for further evaluation and treatment. ...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
Swollen tongue, red and purple tongue web on only one side, only one lymphnode swollen. Hurts to move tongue to the opposite side. Help?
See doctor: I would recommend you see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with acute bronchitis 2wk ago. I recently developed bumps on back of tongue . Swollen tongue is this bronchitis or something else?
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 its 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
See pedaitrician: Has the pediatrician seen your baby? If not, he is the first choice for evaluation and referral if needed. ...Read more
Not directly: They are 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
Swollen tongue: You may be having a slowly evolving allergic reaction such as urticaria, hives or angioedema. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help but this may progress to complete airway obstruction or aspiration of saliva. It may also be a pharyngeal mass or abscess that needs treatment. You need to be seen in the ER at once. Please don't delay. ...Read more
Salivary Glands: Infection. The symptoms that indicate a salivary gland infection include redness or swelling over your jaw in front of your ears, below your jaw, your tongue or on the bottom of your mouth. If you have increased fever, trouble breathing or swallowing, see your GP immediately. ...Read more
I have never had a swollen tongue. And I have no allergies. But for no reason I'm afraid of getting a swollen tongue. What is it? Anxiety?
Health Anxiety: This can be considered a form of ocd that involves an intrusive thought. These are focused on some adverse or harm coming to your body. If there is no physiological basis, consider behavior therapy. It is usually helpful for thos. ...Read more
Red and swollen tongue, with lots of pain. No meds, no different foods, no changes that couldve brought this. Could it be caused by thrush?
See PCP: Possible. The Best way to determine is to see physician to examine you and do testing. ...Read more
Swollen tongue with smooth ridges around tip/side of tongue, red small bumps all the way on back of tongue & both tonsils are swollen big?no pain
Normal variant: Tongue shape and color can change constantly throughout day based on your stress level diet activity etc according to traditional Chinese Medicine. You may have eaten something that causes inflammation and if you aren't having shortness of breath or pain I would watch it. ...Read more
Hi. I was just wondering. If you have never had a swollen tongue. Is there any reason to fear that it will happen? Or is this just common anxiety?
Anxiety can manifest: In many bodily fears and fear of tongue swelling can be one. If your doc has cleared you of medical issues see a mental health professional who will help w/your GAD. Stress management can help a lot, as can clinical hypnosis. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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