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What could be the cause of painful swollen salivitory glands, swollen tongue and a headache?

What could be the cause of painful swollen salivitory glands, swollen tongue and a headache?

Clinical Evaluation: And depending on the findings, a lab test may also be recommended. Please see a physician because swollen tongue can block the airway. Swollen glands can be a sign of infection...

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What do you suggest if I have a sore throat, swollen tongue, headache, sinus pressure in my nose?

What do you suggest if I have a sore throat, swollen tongue, headache, sinus pressure in my nose?

Sore throat: Lots of fluids, rest, nasal saline irrigation, and see how you do. Viral infections don't usually cause swollen tongues, but the other symptoms are suggestive. See a physician if your symptoms, particularly difficulty swallowing or breathing get worse.

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Fever 101-102 off and on. Coughing. Swollen throat. White tongue. Vomiting. Diarreah. Headache. Hard to breath or swallow. Since thanksgiving 2015?

Fever 101-102 off and on. Coughing. Swollen throat. White tongue. Vomiting. Diarreah. Headache. Hard to breath or swallow. Since thanksgiving 2015?

Something wrong: If this has been present for this long, you need immediate medical attention. Get tested for HIV also if you have any risk factor.

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Is swollen tongue a symptom of lou gehrig's disease?

Is swollen tongue a symptom of lou gehrig's disease?

Not directly: They is some evidence that shows damage to parts of the brain resulting from the disease causing swallowing difficulty but not necessarily from hypertrophy of the tongue.

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I'm concerned because I have swollen tongue after healing!?

I'm concerned because I have swollen tongue after healing!?

"after healing? ": Whet needed to heal. Please return to your treating dentist for evaluation. Probably easily resolved.

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I'm having trouble swallowing and swollen tongue?

I'm having trouble swallowing and swollen tongue?

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.

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How can I heal a swollen tongue?

How can I heal a swollen tongue?

Why?: Why is it swollen? To heal tongue really have to determine the cause of the swelling. Call your dentist for an examination. In the meantime, salt water rinses 3x/day.

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How can I treat a swollen tongue?

Find the cause: A swollen tongue can be due to a number of different causes. In order to treat it, one needs to know what caused it, which means you should be examined by a healthcare professional.

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Swollen tongue what does it mean?

Swollen tongue what does it mean?

Could be a number: Of problems. Most common is an allergic reaction ususally to a food/medication. Since this has serious implications suggest you check this issue ASAP with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) Hope this helps! Dr Z

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How do I fix my painful swollen tongue?

See your doctor: First, you need to be evaluated for the cause of angioedema before treatments can be suggested.

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Slightly swollen tongue cause for alarm?

Slightly swollen tongue cause for alarm?

Number of Causes: Of a tongue swelling include infections, allergies, injuries and systemic disorders, just to name a few. The majority of tongue problems are not serious and can be resolved on it's own. However, if you have a swollen tongue that doesn't go away within two weeks, you should consult a doctor or a dentist for evaluation.

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What should I do about a swollen tongue?

What should I do about a swollen tongue?

Need to be: Seen by a dentist it physician. Do not want obstruction of airway. Possibly an irritation or mild allergic response to foods, fruits or dental products. But better be safe. Hope this helps.

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What should I do/take for a swollen tongue?

Anti-inflamatory: Take Aspirin or ibuprofen. If it continues to swell and breathing is affected. Go to the emergency room right away.

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Possible cause of swollen tongue, one said?

Possible cause of swollen tongue, one said?

Allergy: Could be as a result of an allergic reaction to certain foods or meds.

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Why am I getting a swollen tongue on one side only?

Swollen tongue: Impossible to say without an examination. A swollen tongue can occur due to injury, different diseases, or tumors. See your dentist, an oral surgeon, or an ENT doctor.

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What are the more common causes of a swollen tongue?

What are the more common causes of a swollen tongue?

Swollen tongue: By far the most common cause is an acute allergic reaction (called "angioedema"). This is usually painless but may interfere with breathing. Other causes include infection (glossitis), benign tumors (neurofibromas), vitamin deficiency, underactive thyroid, infiltrative diseases (eg. Amyloidosis), and certain very rare congenital causes (beckwith-weideman syndrome).

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What is the definition or description of: swollen tongue?

Swollen tongue: Swollen tongue is just a description of a tongue that has become larger then previously, this can happen because infection, inflammation, allergic reaction, a tumor growing inside of it, etc...

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Can you tell me is my swollen tongue caused by medication?

Sorry, we can't: It might be. It could also be a food allergy, a growth, or an infection. This needs to be physically evaluated. Please call an oral surgeon for an appointment.

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Help please? What is the best exercise for a swollen tongue?

Help please? What is the best exercise for a swollen tongue?

Swollen tongue?: There is no exercise to treat a swollen tongue. See your primary care physician, an ENT specialist or an oral surgeon to find out why it's swollen.

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Swollen Tongue (Definition)

Swollen tongue is just a description of a tongue that has become larger then previously, this can happen because infection, inflammation, allergic reaction, a tumor growing ...Read more