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Why would the muscell under my tongue swell up mainly the left side the under my tongue muscels swelled up mainly left sife feels like even pimples under but not on tongue

Why would the muscell under my tongue swell up mainly the left side the under my tongue muscels swelled up mainly left sife feels like even pimples under but not on tongue

Swelling : Swelling under the tongue caused by a deep infection can be very dangerous. Luckily it is rare. The common name for that problem is ludwig's angina (i have no idea who ludwig was). It this were your problem, you would be extremely sick with high fevers. I think that your problem woudl most likely be some type of inflammation of the salivay glands under the tongue, maybe due to trauma or dental issues. We also cannot rule-out tumor (also rare). If things get worse, you should see a dentist or doctor. Some thinkgs that may help narrow down the possibilities would be knowing if it hurts, how long is it there, are there any other symptoms. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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My son has a white pimple like bubble under his tongue. What can it be? He says it doesn't burn like a cold sore, it's not painful.

My son has a white pimple like bubble under his tongue. What can it be? He says it doesn't burn like a cold sore, it's not painful.

Mucocoel: The skin lining the underside of the tongue contains many glands that secrete mucous.Sometimes the mechanical action of a busy tongue will break the tubes that bring the mucous to the surface & a cyst will form under the skin when the mucous cannot get out.I generally send these to an ENT to have them opened & removed.They can reoccur. ...Read more

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I keep getting little pimples on the tip of my tongue. I cannot figure out which foods it s from. Any suggestions?

I keep getting little pimples on the tip of my tongue.  I cannot figure out which foods it s from. Any suggestions?

Yes: Try eating one food and waiting for a few hours to see how you react. Then add another and do the same thing...Keep doing this until you get a reaction one of the foods you are eating. ...Read more

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Have pimple like bump on tip of tongue, and bottom of tongue. One is white and doesn't hurt, while the other is does. What is it and what causes it?

Have pimple like bump on tip of tongue, and bottom of tongue. One is white and doesn't hurt, while the other is does. What is it and what causes it?

Depends...: If you have tongue piercing and giving oral sex....it can be herpes. If not vit deficiency will do that. Avoid the mouth wash for few days. Regular cleaning ang brushing with nonwhitening paste will help. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on my tongue. It looks like a pimple. I usually get them occasionally. I tried to pop it but nothing. What is it? Why do I get it

I have a white bump on my tongue. It looks like a pimple. I usually get them occasionally. I tried to pop it but nothing. What is it? Why do I get it

Depends: Depends on location, duration, exact size. You really need to have an examination the next time it occurs. Watch your diet, hygiene , medications, any pain? Seek care for this to determine what it really is. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more