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Thickened Tongue Thyroid
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Had a CT of neck after having issues with throat and tongue. Ct resulted in thickened area on tongue by lingual tonsil - what does this mean?
Tissue abnormality: All the ct did was identify an area of your tongue that is larger or thicker than expected. The next step would be to determine if this is causing yoir tongue/throat issues and to decide if a biopsy of the area is needed. A radiologist should read the ct and the area in question visualized if possible to see if the surface tissue looks abnormal. You will likely need to biopsy if it does. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had the front and right side of thyroid removed 2 days ago the tip and side of my tongue is numb?
Tongue numbness: That is most likely from the anesthesia breathing tube during the surgery, and not the surgery itself- it should pass. However you can sometimes get numbness/tingling occurring around the mouth as a result of low calcium levels after thyroid surgery- this is more common after a total thyroidectomy than a partial. Contact the surgeon to let them know your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
thyroid: Altered thyroid function may cause macroglossia. This is generally effects the entire tongue. For one sided swelling - you should get it checked with a complete exam, and workup. ...Read more
I have under active thyroid and taking levothyroxin. Lately my tongue and inside mouth are swelling - is there anything OTC which i can take for this?
Need diagnosis: I assume your TSH is normal. Tongue and mouth swelling can be from meds especially ace inhibitors. Are you taking these? Angioneurotic edema is another cause and rarely can indicate lymphoma. Amyloidosis can cause tongue swelling. Suggest you see ENT or dentist. Severe hypothyroidism causes diffuse body swelling, myxedema, so it's possible from not enough levothyroxine. ...Read more
Would you be able to see a change if your tongue was swollen i'm always scared mine will swell I have thyroid problems GERD and vitamin defficiancy?
Tongue swelling: Not a consequence of problems you stated. Get professional help. See endocrinologist for medication to control thyroid function. See gastroenterologist for rx to control gerd. See your gp or a nutritionist if lab tests show that you truly have a vitamin deficiency. Multiple problems requiring multiple solutions...Get help from the pros...You can't do this by yourself. ...Read more
I noticed teeth like marks at the side of tongue.My thyroid levels are 4.6.I am taking 50,000U VitD.My belly looks bloated all the time.Any concern?
Tongue Scalloping: The scalloped tongue could be signs of many medical conditions like blood disorder, B12 deficiency, arthritis, sinus or digestive problems and teeth misalignment. Recent studies show that 90% of people with tongue scalloping suffer obstructive sleep apnea. See your PCP for consultation, tests and treatment if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a white spot on the side of my tongue and a lump under the chin line. I had thyroid removed from cancer and I have a history of cancer. What could it be?
My tongue has been tingling for about 9mo its getting annoying it bothers me everyday, i take thyroid meds, i get botox in my upper lip and I have had a face lift i pinpoint the timing when it started any ideas.?
I have been diagnosed with a enlarged thyroid and waiting on my results too come back . The side of my tongue way in the back on the side where I have my thyroid is tender . Is this normal ? I went too dentist last week and I have one cavity also been tak
Dry mouth and dry blood on tongue and bloody phlegm . Can it be caused from thyroid nodule ? Have been diagnosed with a 1cm nodule calcified within .
Not related: Thyroid calcifications will not bleed into the oral cavity. Dry mouth (and likely dry throat and nasal passages) will often result in blood from the gums or the delicate tissues of the nose. A bloody nose can reveal itself inwardly ("post-nasal drip") or externally when the nose is blown. Have your. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
A cut?: If it's a minor cut and not infected, no. However the cut and the swollen neck may not be related. First see your dentist to rule out any dental problems especially an infection. Your dentist can determine if there is a relationship and whether or not you also need to consult with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My neck was swollen know it's going away but my tongue has spots like a strawberry should I be concern?
See your physician: Spots like you are describing on the tongue can be caused by several different things--infection, disease, allergy, and others. This is certainly a time to see your physician for a full examination and please call attention to areas of concern like your swollen neck and the spots on your tongue. While you report the swelling of your neck is getting better, please take my advice--see your doctor. ...Read more
I have trouble with anxiety, but like its getting worse till my tongue and neck feels heavy what should I do?
My tongue feels swollen and my neck has been hurting (stiff) for 3 days, I don't want to go to the Dr because I always go, please help ?
No answer: If you don't want to see a doctor, I don't think the internet is going to be your answer. Sorry :( ...Read more
Pressure in right front of neck 6 months. Tongue sometimes feels strange on that side Gets worse with strenuous activity. No lumps felt anywhere????
Tongue elevtd like slide w dip in mid/flat at end/can eat/drink/sp<50%intellgble/grwn worse/sp path said thrpy not working/pn at neck base whn swallw?
Tongue: Not sure what your question is here, but pain and inability to swallow is not normal and should be evaluated by an oral surgeon, ent, or head and neck oncologist but please get it checked. ...Read more
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