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Swollen Tongue And Hard To Swallow
What could cause the extreme difficulty swallowing, painful, lymph nodes under, and a slightly swollen tongue?
Swollen tongue: You may be having a slowly evolving allergic reaction such as urticaria, hives or angioedema. Benadryl can help but this may progress to complete airway obstruction or aspiration of saliva. It may also be a pharyngeal mass or abscess that needs treatment. You need to be seen in the ER at once. Please don't delay. ...Read more
Need evaluation: Trouble swallowing and a swollen tongue are two findings that need immediate evaluation to prevent a more serious problem from occurring. Would suggest you either see your dentist or family physician who can evaluate and treat you, or refer you to a specialist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have had a swollen tongue&looks like a cut on the back side of my tongue I can barely talk/swallow hurtsso bad I can't eat how can I take pain away?
Any treatment or anti biotic to take to cure my swollen tongue. I accidentally bit my tongue, now its difficult to swallow even my own saliva?
Not much: Inflammation from trauma (biting your tongue) will not go away with antibiotic. You need anti-inflammatory such as Ibuprofen (for discomfort as well) and ....Ice. The cold will decrease the swelling and pressure. It is a strong muscle with lots of blood flow so it shouldn't take long and it should start to go down. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Any treatment or anti biotic to take to cure my swollen tongue. I accidentally bit my tongue, now it's difficult to swallow even my own saliva?
Ea symptom separate has not gotten answer trye all issues.Swollen tongue itchy burny lips andtongue sore throat jaw bone hurt hard to swall bumpsmouth?
Viral infection?: All of your symptoms combined are suspicious for a viral infection. Have you been around any sick persons or started any new medicines as of late? If a viral infection is the cause of your discomfort, you should slowly get better. If these symptoms are getting worse or are not going away it is best to see a physician. ...Read more
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