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Why Is My Lingual Frenulum Swollen
What causes the lingual frenulum to become swollen? My sons looks like a uvula. Should i be concerned. He is 14 months.
No: See a dentist to find out what's causing this swelling. Benedryl will not have any effect. ...Read more
My lingual frenulum is very swollen as well as the area around it. My bottom gums are very red. Been this way for 3 days now. What should I do?
I have blisters in the right side of my tongue as well as under my lingual frenulum. Inside of my cheeks are also swollen. What's your advice?
Exam: Difficult to give a DX without a visual exam Suggest calling your DR for an apt. ...Read more
I have a painful swollen mass on my lingual frenulum. Its not an open sore like a canker sore and looks more like a cystic pimple. ?
Should not: Though it may change speach patterns and they may need to learn how to use the muscles of the tongue more, it should not be a concern. Usually it will free up the tongue and allow them to make the proper pronunciations (s's/t's). You should work with them to help them make the proper sounds now that they can. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tongue lymph tissue : Tonsils are lymph tissue generally & part of the lymphatic system of the immune system. Swollen lingual tonsils, at the base of the tongue, may indicate some type of allergic or immune issue. Keep a diary: food, drinks & toothpaste (flavors) could trigger an immune response. Gastric reflux or sinus drainage could affect this lymph tissue also. Sleep breathing problems could be involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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