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What is causing my tongue swelling?

What is causing my tongue swelling?

Many possibilities: I would recommend seeing your doctor so that you can be tested for possible causes of angioedema. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Is it worth a trip to the doctor for tongue swelling?

Is it worth a trip to the doctor for tongue swelling?

Yes, right away: Tongue swelling can be a serious symptom and is often the result of an adverse reaction to a medicine. It can interfere with breathing or swallowing. If it's a new problem, you should regard it as an emergency and see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Will tongue swelling kill me if I don't get treatment?

Will tongue swelling kill me if I don't get treatment?

It can: When tongue swelling is severe, it can block the airway and make it very difficult to breath. There are many causes of swelling and i would recommend discussion and evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes tongue swelling?

Many things: Dr. Kwok's answer is thorough. Keep in mind tongue swelling *can* be a life threatening problem if severe. If you have severe swelling, feel like you are having trouble breathing, call 911 or head to the er. If you take an ace-inhibitor (lisinopril or other -pril medicine) make sure you get this checked out asap as those medicines can cause a very rare but serious allergic reaction. ...Read more

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What are some ways to reduce tongue swelling?

What are some ways to reduce tongue swelling?

Tongue swelling: You need to try to identify the diagnosis and if appropriate the cause. Start with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What can cause finger, lips and tongue swelling?

Angioedema: Sounds like angioedema, a deeper dermal inflammation of mucosal membranes such as the locations described. Initial therapy consists of oral antihistamine therapy but you should absolutely get in to see an allergist for for evaluation since angioedema can come in different flavors and require different therapies. ...Read more

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Sudden half side tongue swelling no allergies found.?

Sudden half side tongue swelling no allergies found.?

See allergist: who can help you sort out the cause and formulate a treatment plan especially when antihistamine failed. If you have any respiratory problem at all, rush to the ER immediately. You have not provided enough information for us to know if this may be from a drug reaction. ...Read more

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Should I see a specialist for tongue swelling, or can my regular doctor take care of it?

Primary care: I would start with your primary care. He/she can then determine who to send you to if needed after her examination and asking you questions. ...Read more

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Sir my name umair razzaq and my problem tongue swelling I am very upset because i check most doctors but every doctor not find who reason my tongue sw?

Sir my name umair razzaq and my problem tongue swelling I am very upset because i check most doctors but every doctor not find who reason my tongue sw?

Tongue swelling: Difficult to say without doing an examination and medical/dental history. Swelling of the tongue is not normal. It may be the result of trauma or an injury. It may be an infection, a food allergy, related to a systemic disease, oral cancer, etc. If your family doctor cannot find a cause, seek the advice of an oral surgeon or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Atique Mirza
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