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My Tongue Swollen One Side
Can you tell me if a lot of my tastes buds are red and swollen, and a have a few painful white ones on the sides and on topp of my tongue. How can I get it to go away?
Hard to tell: Without seeing you it is hard to tell what is normal and what is pathological. I would suggest having a dentist look at you to give you a diagnosis. I have had many patients look at their tongue and tell me they have a problem and when i look at their tongue it looks normal... The pain could be a neurological condition... ...Read more
Very nervous about the swollen saliva gland I have on one side under tongue. Doesn't hurt, it's just bigger on that side. going to make an appt :( ?
Only one side of my tongue is swollen towards the back of my mouth and it hurts to chew because of it. What could possibly be the cause?
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
My tongue is swollen, but only on one side (the right), and especially on the bottom where it is connected to my mouth. what should i do? benedryl?
Good 1st step: Tongue swelling can be due to many reasons but when it doubt taking benadryl (diphenhydramine) is good first choice if no medical reasons to avoid antihistamines. If this has been ongoing for awhile there may be a blockage at the salivary glands or even the veins that drain that side of the tongue. This should be seen by MD very soon to help determine what the cause if. If problems breathing or rapid swelling - ER! ...Read more
Yesterday i did a transesof. Echocard.Even though today my throat hurts, feel it a little swollen and the palate to one side of the tongue too.Normal?
TEE: It is normal to have some mild throat irritation after such a procedure. If it persists or worsens you should be evaluated by your doc. ...Read more
I have a horrible sore throat. My tonsils are swollen and there is a white spot in the back of my throat. I also have ear pain on one side. My tongue has bumps in the back and looks grayish. Could this be strep? My neck is also sore.
Strep throat : If you're not feeling better after three to four days then get tested for strep. Very hard to know by just looking ...Read more
Bite,allergy,infect,: Perhaps you bit it and it got swollen; perhaps allergy to something you ate, or a medicine (prescribed or otc); or a small break in the tongue mucous membrane and infection set in; may be an entity called glossitis, an inflammation without clear cause. Usually it is self-limited problem, and nonspecific rx, warm saline gargles, antihistamine helps. If persists, dentist, oral surgeon, or ENT doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
teeth bitten trauma: First we need to know the nature of the swelling and if the swelling is painful how long. So it can be just from trauma or from growth. Sometime sharp edge of tooth or partial prosthetic that cause ulcer and it grow to tumor. It might need biopsy to diagnose the lesion. ...Read more
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