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Swollen tastebuds on tongue, I have a head cold and sever sinusitis... can that cause it ??? I'm worried

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Dr. Edward Workman
Pain Management
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In brief: Viral infection

various upper respiratory viruses typically cause swollen and painful tastbuds.
The fact that you have congestion and sinusitis strongly suggests an upper respiratory viral infection that should resolve itself. If these symptoms continue for more than 2 weeks, your doctor might want to give you a trial of antibiotics in case a secondary bacterial infection is present. If not helpful,, imaging

In brief: Viral infection

various upper respiratory viruses typically cause swollen and painful tastbuds.
The fact that you have congestion and sinusitis strongly suggests an upper respiratory viral infection that should resolve itself. If these symptoms continue for more than 2 weeks, your doctor might want to give you a trial of antibiotics in case a secondary bacterial infection is present. If not helpful,, imaging
Dr. Edward Workman
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management

In brief: Sounds viral

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In brief: Sounds viral

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