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Swollen Lingual Frenulum
No: See a dentist to find out what's causing this swelling. Benedryl will not have any effect. ...Read more
I have a painful swollen mass on my lingual frenulum. Its not an open sore like a canker sore and looks more like a cystic pimple.?
What causes the lingual frenulum to become swollen? My sons looks like a uvula. Should I be concerned. He is 14 months.
Salivary duct: The lingual frenulum is surrounded by the salivary glands which may be having a problem. See an md for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
My lingual frenulum is very swollen as well as the area around it. My bottom gums are very red. Been this way for 3 days now. What should I do?
See your dentist: If you are not seeing improvement after 3 days make an appointment to have your dentist check the problem. There could be many different causes and he or she is the best person to help you figure it out. ...Read more
I have a swollen and painful lymph node on the right side of my neck and a small bump on my lingual frenulum.
Infection: If the node is painful, I suggest that you contact your dentist since this appears to be a bacterial infection. ...Read more
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?
Difficult to give a DX without a visual exam
Suggest calling your DR for an apt. ...Read more
Should not: Though it may change speach patterns and they may need to learn how to use the muscles of the tongue more, it should not be a concern. Usually it will free up the tongue and allow them to make the proper pronunciations (s's/t's). You should work with them to help them make the proper sounds now that they can. ...Read more
I have a lingual frenulum bump. It's read and a little painful to the touch. I noticed it a day ago. It's only on one side. What could it be?
Maybe an infection: Please get to see your dentist or an ear nose ; throat specialist. ...Read more
Tongue lymph tissue:
Tonsils are lymph tissue generally & part of the lymphatic system of the immune system. Swollen lingual tonsils, at the base of the tongue, may indicate some type of allergic or immune issue.
Keep a diary: food, drinks & toothpaste (flavors) could trigger an immune response.
Gastric reflux or sinus drainage could affect this lymph tissue also.
Sleep breathing problems could be involved. ...Read more
It may: By having your lingual frenum cut, this will free up the tongue to make it more mobile. This should allow you to make sounds better, which should improve your singing. You will be able to make more sounds more naturally, which should improve the quality of your singing. ...Read more
Hey, my lingual frenelum seems to be swollen and has 2 flaps if you will, on either side of it (small of course) and its very little bit white what?
Minor injury: You likely hurt the frenulum over your front teeth and it should heal on its own. ...Read more
Suspicious Bump: I would advise you to have the bump on lingual frenum examined by any dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP), to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more
See a doctor: Without seeing you, should probably be okay but should see a doctor to see what is going on. ...Read more
I've had painful lingual frenulum for the past four days. I've not had any recent injuries. I don't have any known allergies.?
Possible ulcer there: Have it evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm able to fully retract my foreskin when erect and haven't had any problems but when masterbauting for about 10 mins my frenulum breve gets swollen?
Possible: Best to have this examined by an otolaryngologist. ...Read more
Sialolith: You frenum is a small band of elastic connective tissue that connects your tongue to the floor of your mouth. It hardly ever gets infected. You probably have a little calcified stone called a sialolith blocking one of the salivary ducts around the frenum and causing swelling on the floor of your mouth and frenum. See your dentist asap! ...Read more
Any idea what could cause a sudden swollen left neck (semi hard around the size of a ping pong ball) and swollen frenulum on both sides? For 24+ hrs
Genetic: A tongue tie is a genetic condition. It may or may not be at all symptomatic. However if you have a rogue tie and it stretches or slightly tears it can be very uncomfortable. A small tear or injury can lead to an ulcer and significant pain. If it is a significant problem for you then I can be easily corrected by an ENT doctor or an oral surgeon. ...Read more
I discovered 2 soft bumps, 1 on each side of my lingual frenulum. In between the bumps is white & rough. It's extremely painful, hard to eat & talk.
What to do:: See a dentist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Hello! Both sides of the base of my frenulum under my tongue are very swollen. There also seems to be some white film covering it. Very painful. : (?
Most likely thrush: This is a fungal infection that occasionally occurs in the mouth. It is usually uncomfortable and in fact commonly painful. There are good medicated mouth rinses which can take care of this You might need to contact your usual physician to get a prescription for the remedy. ...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?
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
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 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?
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