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Is an irritated lingual tonsil painful?

Is an irritated lingual tonsil painful?

Yes: This can be very painful and cause problems with speaking and swallowing. Best to see your otolaryngologist. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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What could cause inflamed lingual tonsils?

What could cause inflamed lingual tonsils?

Infection/irritation: Most likely causes are infection or an irritation. See your physician or an ENT for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Treatment swollen labia?

Treatment swollen labia?

Why?: The issue is what is causing the labial edema. Until you know this it defies logic to recommend treatment. You should consult with a gynecologist and find out what is going on, and if you already know, discuss it with them. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a swollen uvula & tonsils?

What is the best treatment for a swollen uvula & tonsils?

See your physician.: First, the reason for the swelling must be determined. Then the proper treatment can be prescribed. ...Read more

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Treatment for sore swollen gland below jaw line?

Treatment for sore swollen gland below jaw line?

Depends on the cause: There are many potential causes. An accurate diagnosis is needed. See your dentist! ...Read more

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Sore throat by uvula. Burning sensation. Hard to swallow. Causes? Treatment?

Sore throat by uvula. Burning sensation. Hard to swallow. Causes? Treatment?

Viral or bacterial: Throat infections can cause an enlarged and painful uvula. An inspection and possibly a culture is appropriate. Viral URI needs symptomatic rx but strep throat would require antibiotic coverage to avoid future kidney and/or heart complications. ...Read more

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I have inflamed gum with solitary swollen submandibular lymph node... What is the treatment? Should I take antibiotic?

I have inflamed gum with  solitary swollen submandibular lymph node... What is the treatment? Should I take  antibiotic?

Get checked: The most likely scenario is that there is an unhealthy pulp in a tooth that drained thru the bone to the gum and down to the lymph node. 1. Identify the constituents of the infection 2. Detoxify the infection 3 Deal with unhealthy tooth ...Read more

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How can inflammed and swollen gums be treated?

How can inflammed and swollen gums be treated?

It depends: On the cause. Most of the time, this is due to plaque and calculus and is treated by a professional cleaning and good oral hygiene. However, some serious systemic diseases can cause swollen gums, so it is best to visit a dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Tongue feels diffusely burnt, painful to heat +halitosis; a few papillae have turned white. Whatis? (+gum abscess persistent post root canal revision)

Tongue symptoms: While i can't be certain, from what you say, the halitosis probably comes from your gum abscess (bacterial odor). The changes in your tongue could be due to an overgrowth of yeast germs (fungi) than can happen when you take an antibiotic; this could cause the redness, tenderness, and white patches. Other causes of the tongue changes could be inflammation (glossitis) due to allergy or infection. ...Read more

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Sore throat, bright red throat and tonsils, swollen tonsils, looks like tonsil stones in deep tonsillar crypts, swollen lymph nodes. Go to doctor?

Sore throat, bright red throat and tonsils, swollen tonsils, looks like tonsil stones in deep tonsillar crypts, swollen lymph nodes. Go to doctor?

Yep: New onset sore throat, with redness, discolored patches needs to be evaluated for strep throat. If a rapid strep test is negative, ask for a throat culture, Since 1 to 3 out of 10 rapid strep tests have false negatives & strep is missed. As long as strep is treated within 10 days the risk of acquiring rheumatic fever is minimal. So go to an UC today or see doc tomorrow. Now if had for 10 days. ...Read more

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What causes an elongated, enlarged uvula?

What causes an elongated, enlarged uvula?

Variety of things: The uvula may be enlarged from inflammation, infection, or it may be congenital. If the symptoms of snoring or sleep disorder are present, you may want to get a sleep study to make sure that your oxygen saturation at time of sleep is within normal limits. If you are totally asymptomatic, do nothing. ...Read more

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Small lump on right lateral lower breast,once inflamed n healed by antibiotic,now again inflamed n healing with antibiotic,is this treatment suficient?

Small lump on right lateral lower breast,once inflamed n healed by antibiotic,now again inflamed n healing with antibiotic,is this treatment suficient?

Hard to say: What you are describing sounds like it could be an infected cyst, but would need to be evaluated in the office. If it were a cyst, the best course of action would be antibiotics and warm compresses until the infection had resolved. An excision, or removal, of the cyst could then be performed in order to decrease the likelihood of recurrence. Cysts tend to come back otherwise. ...Read more

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Best treatment for painful skin tag under tongue?

Best treatment for painful skin tag under tongue?

See a dentist: How long has it been there? See a dentist, especially if it has been there for more than two weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have inflamed, irritated parotid duct opening right side. what is best treatment? wisdom tooth removed 2days ago. connection unknown.

Have inflamed, irritated parotid duct opening right side. what is best treatment? wisdom tooth removed 2days ago. connection unknown.

Rx depends on cause: Wisdom tooth removal and parotid duct inflammation probably unrelated but coincidental. Treatment for Stinson's Duct inflammation depends on cause (trauma, stone in duct, infection, etc. Please return to the Dentist or Oral Surgeon who removed your wisdom tooth for an evaluation to determine the best course of treatment. ...Read more

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Sphincter appears to be inflamed. Treatment?

Sphincter appears to be inflamed. Treatment?

More info: Need more info. How long, any treatment tried, diarrhea preceding it? Trauma? History of eczema? ...Read more

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My gum is inflamed near the upper molars ..then it find solitary Rt. Submandibular lymph node enlargement..can gingivitis be the cause? How to treat?

My gum is inflamed near the upper molars ..then it find solitary Rt. Submandibular lymph node enlargement..can gingivitis be the cause? How to treat?

Cannot say in: your particular case without directly seeing it. And.... inflammed gum is gingivitis and inflammation causes lymph node enlargement. Or... bad tooth with root infection. ...Read more

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Can a long-term wisdom tooth eruption cause symptoms like swollen lymph nodes under chin, behind ear and enlarged gland right under the tongue ?

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Can a long-term wisdom tooth eruption cause symptoms like swollen lymph nodes under chin, behind ear and enlarged gland right under the tongue ?

Yes, It is infection: Wisdom teeth usually appear between the ages of 16 and 25. However, sometimes they appear many years later. If you are experiencing pain, swollen lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read more

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Uvula (Definition)

A piece of normal tissue that is seen at the back of ...Read more