Top
20
Doctor insights on: Some Swelling Of The Tongue Is It Always A Danger Of Allergic Reaction

Share
1

1
Some swelling of the tongue? Is it always a danger of allergic reaction?

Some swelling of the tongue?  Is it always a danger of allergic reaction?

Most likely: There are several things that can cause swelling of the tongue, but the one that you must be concerned is an allergic reaction, whereby if the swelling progresses it can cut off the airways causing death. There are other factors such as hereditary angioedema, which need to be evaluated by a specialist in these conditions, such as a board certified allergist. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


2

2
Is it possible to have an allergic reaction feeling like swelling on back of tongue?

Is it possible to have an allergic reaction feeling like swelling on back of tongue?

Yes: Allergic reactions to tongue and mouth usually arise from fresh fruits and vegetable. These foods contain substances similar to pollens. Mellons and apples are classic examples. ...Read more

3

3
Something from one of the guys and the amoxicillin is reacting to that or is this a side effect from the gum infection?

Something from one of the guys and the amoxicillin is reacting to that or is this a side effect from the gum infection?

What???: I know you are concerned;however, i truly don't know either 1)what is your difficulty-the ''something'' nor 2) what ''that '' is. Please have a serious 1 on 1 with your physician. I am concerned about you: guys, amoxicillin, gum infection just doesn't good. ...Read more

4

4
Is itching all the body over a symptom of an allergic reaction?

Is itching all the body over a symptom of an allergic reaction?

Yes, but not all: Itching all over the body can be a symptom of allergic reaction. However, this symptom is seen in dozen's of other conditions both benign and more serious. See a doctor to have this checked out. A thorough history will often cut right to the cause. However, a more thorough workup may be needed to find the correct cause. ...Read more

5

5
Is swelling of the foot or leg a symptom of an allergic reaction?

Is swelling of the foot or leg a symptom of an allergic reaction?

It can be: It can be if there was something administered, like an injection, medication or even an insect bite. Typical allergic reactions have a known trigger. Get it checked. ...Read more

6

6
Abscessed tooth swelling and numbing of the face. Is this a normal reaction?

Abscessed tooth swelling and numbing of the face. Is this a normal reaction?

No: If your face is swelling and you are becoming numb in the tissues your infection is significant. I would seek help right away to resolve this concern! check in with your dentist. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
Is it possible the canola oil can cause inflammation of the gums and or allergic reaction in the mouth?

Is it possible the canola oil can cause inflammation of the gums and or allergic reaction in the mouth?

Unlikely: In theory anything we eat or drink could cause gum inflammation due to an allergic response, but not likely. I have not heard anything specific about canola oil and would bet that your gum inflammation has more to do with your daily oral hygiene and how long it's been since you had a professional cleaning. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
I don't have food allergies, or other allergies. How likely is it that my tongue will swell? Afraid of tongue swelling. This fear came out of the blue.

I don't have food allergies, or other allergies. How likely is it that my tongue will swell? Afraid of tongue swelling. This fear came out of the blue.

Very unlikely.: Tongues do not swell without a cause and it sounds to me that you have no causative factors. This worry you have is therefore unfounded and if it continues you should consider some counseling to help dismiss this fear. Life is magnificent if you can allow yourself to see it! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Why would it be that my entire body is itching with no sign of bumps or allergic reaction?

Why would it be that my entire body is itching with no sign of bumps or allergic reaction?

Itching: There are several reasons for this: exposure to ambient pollen if you have severe nasal allergies, a drug reaction, an underlying autoimmune process, etc. See your doctor or a dermatologist for answers. ...Read more

10

10
Is numbness of the mouth and tongue a symptom of an allergy?

Is numbness of the mouth and tongue a symptom of an allergy?

Mouth numb: Is numbness of the mouth and tongue a symptom of an allergy? ANS Could be send more details. ...Read more

12

12
What is the medical term for when a possible tiny piece of food is lodged or trapping your airways way in the back of throat? Major facial & lip swelling, all over top half of body redness with tingling, lips a hint of blue, the feeling of ear plugs in ea

What is the medical term for when a possible tiny piece of food is lodged or trapping your airways way in the back of throat? Major facial & lip swelling, all over top half of body redness with tingling, lips a hint of blue, the feeling of ear plugs in ea

Hello. : Hello. A foriegn body (including food) which is trapped in the airway and makes breathing difficult is a partial airway obstruction. A foriegn body that completely prevents breathing is a complete airway obstruction. I don't know what you are describing. But if you have swelling of your lips and face with difficulty breathing this could be a major allergice reaction. If that is the case - call 911 immediately. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
If a foreign body of any sort was trapped under the skin, would I notice? Would there be some kind of response or reaction?

If a foreign body of any sort was trapped under the skin, would I notice? Would there be some kind of response or reaction?

Maybe: Hi, Thank you for your question. Your body would usually create a barrier around the foreign object to prevent it from being absorbed into your body. You might have pain, swelling and redness in that area initially. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
What is the name of the condition of an allergic reaction causing itchy skin without rash that worsens with increased temperature? and Treatment?

What is the name of the condition of an allergic reaction causing itchy skin without rash that worsens with increased temperature? and Treatment?

Urticaria?: Urticaria (aka Hives) is an itchy rash that worsens with heat and other factors like stress, alcohol, exercise, etc, however it almost always has a visible rash (red, raised whelps on skin) . Cholinergic urticaria specifically gets worse with heat and stress, but is smaller bumps on skin (again, a rash). not sure what you mean by itchy skin with no rash ...Read more

15

15
What is the frequency of a allergic reaction to lidocaine?

What is the frequency of a allergic reaction to lidocaine?

Very rare: True Lidocaine allergy has been reported in less than 0.3% of people who get skin tested. Most people who report Lidocaine allergy experienced symptoms such as tachycardia, flushing or agitation following an injection in the dentist's office. This is much more likely due to the effects of Epinephrine typically administered with Lidocaine in this situation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Is it possible to develop allergic reactions from having any type of worm?

Is it possible to develop allergic reactions from having any type of worm?

Strongyloides: This is a roundworm called threadworm. Symptoms include dermatitis: swelling, itching, and mild hemorrhage at the site where the skin has been penetrated. If the parasite reaches the lungs, the chest may feel as if it is burning, and wheeze and cough may result, along with pneumonia-like symptoms (löffler's syndrome). If a person has traveled to tropics/subtropic especially rural areas get seen. ...Read more

17

17
Is it possible that blue lips and nail beds be a symptom of peanut allergy?

Is it possible that blue lips and nail beds be a symptom of peanut allergy?

Blue lips/nails: Blue lips and nail beds are a sign of not having enough oxygen in the blood and if the allergy is so bad that the person cannot breath well then you can see this, but before that the perosn will have other symptoms. See ur doc asap if you have blue lips and nail beds on an ongoing basis. If breathign difficulty call 9-1-1. ...Read more

19

19
Which type of shock is a result of things like a bee sting, drugs, being allergic to nuts and shellfish?

Which type of shock is a result of things like a bee sting, drugs, being allergic to nuts and shellfish?

Anaphylactic shock: Severe allergic reaction involving more than one organ system (respiratory, cutaneous, gastrointestinal, genital-urinary, cardiovascular, and/or nervous system) result from release of large quantities or fchemical (mediators) from mast cells and basophils. These reaction can be the result of any of the mentioned allergens as well as others. The reactions are generally very rapid and can be fatal. ...Read more

20

20
What happens in the brain to cause dry tongue but not dry mouth? Is it from a combination of medications or their withdrawal out of my system?

A dry tongue: can be caused by a number of things, including dehydration, medications and various other medical conditions and diseases. I can appreciate your concerned about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Rec.: see your dentist for examination, diagnosis or referral to oarl medicine specialist. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
1,498 doctors shared insights

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


Dr. John Chiu
2,656 doctors shared insights

Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more