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What could be causeing my tongue to be numb and swollen?

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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many possibilities

I can give you some ideas, but a doctor needs to see you and examine you and know more about your history.
Possibilities: allergy or angioedema; your tongue might feel swollen (with no true swelling) because of a nerve problem; neurologic issue like stroke, ms; tongue or oral cancer; infection like herpes, etc. If your tongue is swollen enough to affect your speech, get to a doctor immediately!

In brief: Many possibilities

I can give you some ideas, but a doctor needs to see you and examine you and know more about your history.
Possibilities: allergy or angioedema; your tongue might feel swollen (with no true swelling) because of a nerve problem; neurologic issue like stroke, ms; tongue or oral cancer; infection like herpes, etc. If your tongue is swollen enough to affect your speech, get to a doctor immediately!
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. R. Keith Hill
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many things

This can be due to a food allergy.
It can also be dueto certain medications or a candida (yeast) infection in the mouth. It may simply be dueto dehydration poor saliva production. If it persists see your doctor or ent.

In brief: Many things

This can be due to a food allergy.
It can also be dueto certain medications or a candida (yeast) infection in the mouth. It may simply be dueto dehydration poor saliva production. If it persists see your doctor or ent.
Dr. R. Keith Hill
Dr. R. Keith Hill
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