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Why Is Under My Tongue Swollen
Floor of mouth: The most prominent structure in the floor of the mouth is the openings to the ducts for the submandibular glands. Sometimes the saliva glands can get infected or obstructed with a stone and swell. This is most common with dehydration. If painful or there is a lump there see an ent. If slightly swollen could try increased fluid intake and sucking on hard candy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Salivary stone: Swelling under your tongue may be due to a distal salivary gland stone. Sialolithiasis (salivary gland stones) is the most common disease of the salivary glands. Almost half of the submandibular stones lie in the distal third of the duct (located under the anterior tongue) and are amenable to simple surgical release through an incision (cut) directly onto the stone. I suggest seeing an ent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At first, i had a fairly large lump under my tongue, on the left side. Now everything under my tongue is swollen. What could it be?
See a dentist ASAP: I would have it evaluated by your dentist or primary care physician. A minor infection on the tongue, tooth abscess or a swollen salivary gland is not uncommon and can cause pain and irritation. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Under my tongue it's swollen and there's blood spots under it should I be worried, not to mention its site as well?
The gland under my tongue becomes swollen and filled with a white fluid. Then it feels as though something is blocking my swallow and it is painful?
Painful swelling: This sounds like an infection of a ranula, a cyst filled with saliva under your tongue. See an ent. They can determine the site of origin and remove the lesion. It might need to be drained and antibiotics prescribed before excision or marsupialization (unroofing) can be performed. Feel better! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could be: Could be anything from a traumatic injury (such as a scratch from a crust of bred) to an ulcer to a blocked salivary gland duct, to oral cancer. You have to be seen to be diagnosed. Can't do this over the computer. Please call your dentist for an examination. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why is my sublingual glands on the left under the tongue swollen but no pain?Secondly have painless swellings inside the cheeks swollen?
Hi my front bottom tooth has become painful over past 4 days and now is excruciating and raised up, also I am very swollen under my tongue and painful?
Infection..: Sounds like you have an infection in a lower front tooth and it is spreading. First thing is to get an antibiotic started from either your md or dmd. Just get it going asap. Your tooth feels higher because the infection can force a tooth to rise. If you wait too long you could lose your tooth, but we can hope a root canal will let you keep it. Again...Get started on an antibiotic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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