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My girlfriend woke up with the bottom of her tongue swollen and hurting badly. What could this be symptoms of?

My girlfriend woke up with the bottom of her tongue swollen and hurting badly. What could this be symptoms of?

Many possibilities: Could be from a dental infection, could be from a salivary gland infection, could be a small stone trying to get out. She needs to see a doctor right away as infections in the floor of the mouth can be serious and spread. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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How can I be sure that my new symptoms are causes by fish i had recently ate butter fish and trout my tongue is swollen and i itch?

How can I be sure that my new symptoms are causes by fish i had recently ate butter fish and trout my tongue is swollen and i itch?

Timing: If you have an allergic reaction to the fish you ate, it will happen quickly, after consumption, usually within an hour. If you consumed different fish, it could be one or the other. Also, it could be from contaminants on the fish and not the fish itself. ...Read more

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Symptom-yesterday evening slight tingle odd feeling on lips, today lips feel like they are swollen but they are not, lips and tongue odd prickly, Y?

Symptom-yesterday evening slight tingle odd feeling on lips, today lips feel like they are swollen but they are not, lips and tongue odd prickly, Y?

Couple thots: You might be experiencing an allergic reaction, perhaps to a medication, but perhaps some other toxin, such as food reaction. However, my initial thought is that you have ingested MSG (monosodium glutamate) and are experiencing the typical nasty reaction. If this continues or worsens, contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Is tamiflu (oseltamivir) dangerous if my child had nose bleeds and swollen itchy tongue from it? Could other symptoms occur even if he quit taking?

Is tamiflu (oseltamivir) dangerous if my child had nose bleeds and swollen itchy tongue from it? Could other symptoms occur even if he quit taking?

Maybe: the swollen itchy tongue is worrisome for allergic reaction. I would stop taking tamiflu and contact doctor. influenza is usually self limited and tamiflu makes you better by one day. so keep monitoring your child, ensure hydration, treat fever with Tylenol (acetaminophen). and if he develops other symptoms like shortness of breath, go to ER. ...Read more

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My tongue and lips have been swollen for 8 months. One doctor said it was thrush and i took 4 doses of fluconazole (150 mg). The fluconazole helped briefly, but the symptoms came back. I then took megadoses of probiotics, avoid sugar and ate lots of yog

My tongue and lips have been swollen for 8 months.  One doctor said it was thrush and i took 4 doses of fluconazole (150 mg). The fluconazole helped briefly, but the symptoms came back.  I then took megadoses of probiotics, avoid sugar and ate lots of yog

See Your dentist: It is very hard to diagnose this sort of problem even in person...But you could have a contact dermatitis. Switch to a plain toothpaste without tarter control, whitening, etc. Don't use mouth wash, avoid cinnamon products. Do you have dentures? These need to be treated also if you have thrush or they will reintroduce the pathogen. New toothbrush too. ...Read more

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Hive like rash all over. Flu like symptoms. Swollen white tongue with red spots. Had unprotected oral sex with man and woman. Is this Hiv? Plz help!!

Hive like rash all over. Flu like symptoms. Swollen white tongue with red spots. Had unprotected oral sex with man and woman.  Is this Hiv? Plz help!!

Need testing: Instead of panicking, please make an appointment with your medical provider for HIV testing, history, and physical. There are also over-the-counter tests available which are not cheap. Next time, use protection please. I sincerely hope your hiv test is negative. ...Read more

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What do these symptoms indicate: white tongue with sore spots, fever, swollen sensitive gums, and sore throat?

What do these symptoms indicate: white tongue with sore spots, fever, swollen sensitive gums, and sore throat?

Viral pharyngitis: There is no specific treatment for viral pharyngitis. You can relieve symptoms by gargling with warm salt water several times a day and take NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC. You should see your doctor if have a sore throat for more than a week. ...Read more

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