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Skin Under Tongue Swollen
Swollen tongue: Your should see your dentist or oral surgeon for evaluation. Your could have swelling secondary to biting the side of your tongue. However you are in an age range where other possibilities exist and your dentist can check it out for you. ...Read more
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Swollen tastebuds on tongue, I have a head cold and sever sinusitis... can that cause it??? I'm worried
Viral infection: Various upper respiratory viruses typically cause swollen and painful tastbuds. The fact that you have congestion and sinusitis strongly suggests an upper respiratory viral infection that should resolve itself. If these symptoms continue for more than 2 weeks, your doctor might want to give you a trial of antibiotics in case a secondary bacterial infection is present. If not helpful, imaging ...Read more
My fiancé pieces of skin underneath that connects to the tongue was swollen and white for 2 days we were kissing and it ripped open and bleed for about 10 minutes and now has a hole where the skin is and it has something white sticking out of it what can
Torn tongue-tie: Most likely torn toungue-tie is the cause of bleeding. Let him see a ENT surgeon, possibly could be fixed by a minor procedure. ...Read more
I have bumps under neath my tongue my tongue is swollen! My neck has a rash on it! And when I turn my head to the side it hurts! Feel like I flu?
See MD: Only a physician who can personally examine you can accurately diagnose your symptoms and treat you as necessary. ...Read more
Swollen skin tag like flaps have formed on the frenulum of my tongue and has been causing some discomfort for a couple of days now what should I do?
Warm salt water: Plica fimbriata are the fringe-like folds of mucosa on underside of the tongue on either side of the frenulum. Sometimes they become enlarged if the toothbrush hits them during brushing. Usually rinsing with warm salt water for 2-3 days helps. Brush your teeth and gums gently. If not, visit your dentist for further evaluation. ...Read more
I have a swollen foliate papillae on the left side of my tongue and it is slightly pointed like a skin tag. It is flesh colored and not very painful. I removed part of the top part myself. Should I be concerned?
It should clear: Up on it's own. Don't mess with it. See a dentist if it persists. ...Read more
Hello I'm asking about my fiancé underneath his tongue the piece of skin that connects to your tongue was swollen and white. He said it was s little sore nothing bad to go to the hospital but this we were kissing and it ripped open it bleed for 10 minutes
ER or UC clinic: Now. The tongue can bleed quite profusely when cut or ripped. ...Read more
Hey guys I have a some soreness under my tongue is very sore it's red has some purple the skin is peeling off and the tongue just looks swollen?
Sore tongue: 38 M notes: Hey guys I have a some soreness under my tongue is very sore it's red has some purple the skin is peeling off and the tongue just looks swollen? ANS: not certain what the? Is here. I would go see your Drs. And review meds you are on with them. May be allergic prob. I assume you did not eat some very hot (temperature) food and burned mouth. Please advise and give more history. ...Read more
Hello Dr. I'm a little worry, on the weekend I felt sick. First I felt tingling on my right side of my head, then on my right side of my cheek. I felt very weak, and then dizzy. I got home and felt worse, my right leg was swollen, and my tongue, very very
Weak and dizzy: I am sorry but for you the safest is to be evaluated in person although it may turn out to be not critical it would be terrible if you did need treatment ...Read more
Had a pimple like spot on right side of my throat, didn't hurt but irritating. Can feel it with the back of my tongue. Still swollen. It popped. And the "head" I spit out and it was thick like a pimple head. The spot is still swollen and is open, is star
I'm allergic to pineapple (rashes where juice came in contact to skin, swollen throat and tongue after eating, itching) and I recently found out that?
Pimple like bumps on face, skin rash white swollen tongue, fatigue, red and white blotches on palms night sweats. What could this be? Please help!!!
Better to have this: Assessed than to just guess. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
Had juvederm injected and I look too swollen in the mouth area. I want to have it dissolved but will the skin have stretched?
My eyes get dry and swollen when I go a long time without eating. Also dry skin and mouth. Why does this happen?
Dehydration: When someone does not eat or drink anything for a prolonged period, they get dehydrated. This causes the dryness issues. ...Read more
Swollen red lips and skin around mouth for weeks not improving getting worse. Looks Rae and burnt with flaky skin?
Doctor can examine: Persistent chapped or damaged lips may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. ...Read more
Used Crest Rinse, sores in one side of mouth, submandibular gland swollen. Dead skin, Dr. Said normal but prescribed ZPack. Any advice other than this
Frequent rinsing: You may also want to frequently rinse your mouth with plain or salt water during the healing process, especially after eating. Hope this helps! ...Read more
On the right side of my mouth, on my cheeks near my wisdom tooth there's a swollen part that looks like skin tag. It's a little painful. What is it?
Stensen duct: Also called salivary duct, near your upper teeth. ...Read more
Sore in back right side mouth, doesn't hurt. Looks like pimple head, popped, now hurts."head" was thick yellow/orange. Still swollen and open. What is it??
Stabbing pain back of head right side, going to temple, into eye burning, watery eye and swollen in mornings. Mouth tastes like burning rubber.
See eye doctor: Your description is not specific for any particular disgnosis. Go see an eye doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Sore throat, swollen, hard to swallow and breath a bit. Blisters in mouth. Head ACE and dizzy spells. Gp said virus take parocitamol. Had for 3 weeks now?
The little taste buds on top of tongue have swollen to look like skins tags? Just inside lips swollen bumps on each corner. Not sore?
Burn?: Did you drink hot tea or coffee? ...Read more
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
Hard to tell: There are a number of causes and some questions that need answering, as well as a visualization before a diagnosis can be made. It can be an infection, a cyst, a blocked duct, or even a tumor. These types of problems need the attention of a local doctor. Please call an oral surgeon. ...Read more
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See your dentist: You should have this checked immediately. It is probably a minor problem, but could be caused by a clogged salivary duct or other less common reason. ...Read more
See your dentist: See your dentist who can personally examine you, diagnose the cause and provide appropriate treatment (or refer you to an oral surgeon if necessary. It could be a host of things. The bump may be normal and unrelated to the swelling. ...Read more
Need evaluation: You need to have your tongue examined by a healthcare professional to determine what is causing the discoloration and swelling, and have the appropriate treatment prescribed. ...Read more
Swelling from?: Rather than worry, set up an appointment with your local dentist as soon as possible to see what's causing the swelling. If it continues to get worse and it's after hours, go to a 24\7 medical facility or the er of local hospital. If it's an infection, it can spread and cause serious complications. Don't wait, have it looked at right away. ...Read more
Not sure: Are you describing canker sores on your tongue? Have you had issues with canker sores previously? Typically, a person with canker sores has had such a previous encounter with canker sores. ...Read more