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Can being under stress cause a tongue to swell?

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry
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In brief: Stress, Anxiety

I understand your concern.
Stress does not cause tongue to swell. People with Health Anxiety may have FEELING of swollen tongue. When thoughts are focused on feelings on the tongue, it starts to feel different or swollen. Feel the Blessings of Tongue helping with chewing, swallowing and 6000 Taste Buds, so essential for our Dining Experience.

In brief: Stress, Anxiety

I understand your concern.
Stress does not cause tongue to swell. People with Health Anxiety may have FEELING of swollen tongue. When thoughts are focused on feelings on the tongue, it starts to feel different or swollen. Feel the Blessings of Tongue helping with chewing, swallowing and 6000 Taste Buds, so essential for our Dining Experience.
Dr. Krishna Kumar
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