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Swollen Frenulum Under Tongue
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?
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
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 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 blisters in the right side of my tongue as well as under my lingual frenulum. Inside of my cheeks are also swollen. What's your advice?
Exam: Difficult to give a DX without a visual exam Suggest calling your DR for an apt. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trauma or : Infection are the most common reasons for a symptomatic frenum. Consult with your dentist, even if the symptoms improve. There may be an issue that needs to be addressed. Good luck! ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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