Bite,allergy,infect, Perhaps you bit it and it got swollen; perhaps allergy to something you ate, or a medicine (prescribed or otc); or a small break in the tongue mucous membrane and infection set in; may be an entity called glossitis, an inflammation without clear cause. Usually it is self-limited problem, and nonspecific rx, warm saline gargles, antihistamine helps. If persists, dentist, oral surgeon, or ENT doc.
Get it looked at. How long has it been there? Does it hurt? Itch? Bleed? Are you a smoker? Do you chew tobacco? Let your family doctor check it out.
Check your thyroid. Might be due to hypoactive thyroid.
3 days ago I bit my tongue in my sleep. Theres a painful lump in my tongue or its swollen not sure Side of tongue feels numb and my tongue looked like I drank red coolaid the next day. Any explaination? Could be from something other than biting it
Biting tongue. Most likely you just have some bruising and swelling from accidental bite. Wait it our over the next few days to see if it subsides or see a local dentist to have it evaluated. Read more...
My wife has a swollen growth at the side of tongue what could be responsible and what can cure it? Regards and thanks in advance
Oral surgeon. Your wife needs to have the growth evaluated. It may be nothing serious, but it can be, too. Smoker? Drinker? All factor into equation. Please call asap for appointment, even if there is no pain. The longer you wait, the more tissue will need to be removed if it has to be excised. Read more...