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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Occasional Tongue Swelling And Soreness

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I am 16 years old. I have a salivary stone inside my tongue, swelling in stensens duct and a sore throat. My doctor said that it is coindence. Should i be worried?

I am 16 years old. I have a salivary stone inside my tongue, swelling in stensens duct and a sore throat. My doctor said that it is coindence. Should i be worried?

See oral surgeon: Talk to your parents about this and have them schedule an appointment to have an oral surgeon or an ENT examine your tongue. That is the only way to know what is causing this lump. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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What can I do to reduce tongue swelling?

What can I do to reduce tongue swelling?

Nothing: Nothing works for tongue swelling - not epinephrine, antihistamines, steroids, etc. - all you can do is wait for the swelling to go down, and see an allergist to try to figure out why your tongue is swelling in the first place. ...Read more

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What will help my tongue swelling go down?

What will help my tongue swelling go down?

Diagnosis: The first step is to have someone evaluate your tongue and to provide a diagnosis so that the proper treatment can be initiated. ...Read more

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How do I reduce the tongue swelling from foods im sensitive to?

Avoid certain foods: Most importantly you should avoid those foods that you are sensitive to. An antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be helpful for minor swelling once the swelling has occurred. Be aware that swelling of the tongue due to an allergic reaction can be very serious and a visit to the emergency room may be needed. ...Read more

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What causes tongue swelling a year after it was pierced?

What causes tongue swelling a year after it was pierced?

It depends: But the most likely problems are infection or a contact allergy to the stud. ...Read more

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Is it worth a trip to the doctor for tongue swelling?

Is it worth a trip to the doctor for tongue swelling?

Yes, right away: Tongue swelling can be a serious symptom and is often the result of an adverse reaction to a medicine. It can interfere with breathing or swallowing. If it's a new problem, you should regard it as an emergency and see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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How to make tongue swelling go away fast?

How to make tongue swelling go away fast?

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

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What are some ways to reduce tongue swelling?

What are some ways to reduce tongue swelling?

Tongue swelling: You need to try to identify the diagnosis and if appropriate the cause. Start with your primary care physician. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Tongue Swelling (Definition)

Tongue swelling may occur due to infection, autoimmune disease, trauma to the tongue, ...Read more