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I have a swollen frenulum under my tongue. what could be the cause of this. I had an xray and there was no stone.what else could cause this?

I have a swollen frenulum under my tongue. what could be the cause of this. I had an xray and there was no stone.what else could cause this?

Depends: A clogged salivary gland due to a NON stone could be possible. Food irritation, local trauma, a hot drink burn could cause swelling. Please get rechecked by your doctor as history and exam are going to be very key to a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have sores on the right under side of my tongue that feels like uclers but noticed today that on either side of my frenulum it appears to be swollen?

I have sores on the right under side of my tongue that feels like uclers but noticed today that on either side of my frenulum it appears to be swollen?

Canker sore: Canker sores or apthous ulcers can cause your symptoms. Try topical anesthetic paste to reduce pain and protect the area until it heals. Avoid acidic foods. See your clinician if your symptoms persist or recur. ...Read more

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White spot on lingual frenulum, some redness and irritation under my tongue. Upper neck sore with right side gland by artery swollen for 2 months?

White spot on lingual frenulum, some redness and irritation under my tongue. Upper neck sore with right side gland by artery swollen for 2 months?

Salivary stone?: You may want to have your oral surgeon examine the floor of your mouth for a possible salivary stone. A stone that blocks the end of this salivary duct can cause swelling and tenderness of the gland it drains as well as the floor of the mouth until the stone is removed. Chronic blockage of the flow of saliva can also cause infection of the gland so visit your oral surgeon reasonably soon. ...Read more

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I have a tongue frenulum piercing & it's swollen, red, and it hurts to move my tongue. I've had it for months & this happens. Peroxide Helps sometimes?

I have a tongue frenulum piercing & it's swollen, red, and it hurts to move my tongue. I've had it for months & this happens. Peroxide Helps sometimes?

May be an infection: or perhaps a nickel allergy or metal allergy. I would have dermatologist look at it to verify and treat depending on cause. Likely you will need to remove pierce and at least consider different metal. Hope that helps ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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.

See dentist: There will be some redness after this kind of surgery. The area will be delicate and bruises easily if you hit it with a toothbrush. Be gentle with your toothbrush. See the dentist that did the surgery if you have questions or concerns about healing. ...Read more

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What can my son due he thinks he cut his frenulum the string piece under his tongue?He went to the infirmary aschool. He is having pain. Can he do a

What can my son due he thinks he cut his frenulum the string piece under his tongue?He went to the infirmary aschool. He is having pain. Can he do a

See a dentist: Does he have significant bleeding with the pain too? Take him to a dentist ir an surgeon as soon as you can. It should not be anything serious and tearing the frenum is of course painful. But it is best to get it checked out soon ...Read more

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I woke up and under my tongue is swollen i don't know why?

I woke up and under my tongue is swollen i don't know why?

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

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What is the area under the tongue called and why would it be swollen?

What is the area under the tongue called and why would it be swollen?

Floor of mouth: The most prominent structure in the floor of the mouth is the openings to the ducts for the submandibular glands. Sometimes the saliva glands can get infected or obstructed with a stone and swell. This is most common with dehydration. If painful or there is a lump there see an ent. If slightly swollen could try increased fluid intake and sucking on hard candy. ...Read more

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What is the Swollen under tongue soft squishy lump I have?

What is the Swollen under tongue soft squishy lump I have?

Swelling?: Probably swelling if you had trauma or bit your tongue during your sleep. It could also be a mucocele which is a sac full of mucous that may need drainage and/or steroid injection to help prevent recurrence. If it's not painful or severe symptoms ok to give it a couple days to see if resolving. If not, or getting worse, or has been there a while get it checked out this week by your doctor. ...Read more

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