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Swelling Under Tongue
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
See a dentist: See a dentist to examine you and determine what you see and feel and whether it's normal or not. ...Read more
For 8,9 months I've had a lump under left side tongue now swelling under entire tongue with multiple smaller lumps also have smoked for 30 yrs?
Get Evaluated!: You need to be evaluated asap - An Otolaryngologist ("Ear/Nose/ Throat") can evaluate and treat issues in this region. If you cannot see a specialist please see your family doctor or dentist. Given your description and the fact that you are a long term smoker this could be a cancer situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling under the tongue its hardish when i push on it.. Sometimes it seems to get a burn/tingle feeling. Anything i could do?
Many conditions: Cause swelling under the tongue. It could be related to obstruction of the salivary glands, a tumor, a dental infection. Infections tend to have pain. If you are having trouble swallowing see a physician or oral surgeon right away. If not, still a good idea to be examined by the doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had submand gland removed feb 2012, noticed puss in duct, ent, prescribed clendamycin, 3 days later, have swelling & pain under tongue $ chin. ?
Swelling of frenulum under tongue after surgery for it healed . Swelling increases and reddens after i brush my teeth . Worried about what it may be.
No.: Tmj problems will not cause a swelling under the tongue. A swelling under the tongue could be several things, from an infected sublingual salivary gland to a salivary gland stone or even a ranula. A ranula is a mucous cyst under the tongue connected with the sublingual salivary gland. Your dentist or physician should be able to help you figure it out. If it persists, you should seek treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tongue Swelling: True tongue swelling should be evaluated urgently as it could represent an underlying allergic reaction. Often the oral mucosa/tongue is effected first in an anaphylactic response particularly to something ingested. Massive tongue swelling can lead to airway blockage which can be an emergency. Best not to ignore this kind of problem if significant. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Antibiotics: You may have an infection... Should be seen by an md. ...Read more
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