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Doctor insights on: Lingual Frenulum And Swollen And Painful

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Lingual (Definition)

It is near the tongue. So a tooth surface that is on the tongue side is called lingual a surface. In ...Read more


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Can Benadryl (diphenhydramine) relieve swollen lingual frenulum?

Can Benadryl (diphenhydramine) relieve swollen lingual frenulum?

No: See a dentist to find out what's causing this swelling. Benedryl will not have any effect. ...Read more

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My lingual frenulum is very swollen as well as the area around it. My bottom gums are very red. Been this way for 3 days now. What should I do?

My lingual frenulum is very swollen as well as the area around it.  My bottom gums are very red. Been this way for 3 days now. What should I do?

See your dentist: If you are not seeing improvement after 3 days make an appointment to have your dentist check the problem. There could be many different causes and he or she is the best person to help you figure it out. ...Read more

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How painful is lingual frenulum cutting?

Numb: You should be numb during this procedure and feel no pain at all. Once the anesthetic wears off, plan on being sore anywhere from a few days to 1-2 weeks. Eveyone heals differently depending on your health and how the procedure is done. ...Read more

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