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Can TMJ cause swelling under right side of tongue or is it a salivary gland infection?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. James Bates
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree
In brief: No.
Tmj problems will not cause a swelling under the tongue.
A swelling under the tongue could be several things, from an infected sublingual salivary gland to a salivary gland stone or even a ranula. A ranula is a mucous cyst under the tongue connected with the sublingual salivary gland. Your dentist or physician should be able to help you figure it out. If it persists, you should seek treatment.

In brief: No.
Tmj problems will not cause a swelling under the tongue.
A swelling under the tongue could be several things, from an infected sublingual salivary gland to a salivary gland stone or even a ranula. A ranula is a mucous cyst under the tongue connected with the sublingual salivary gland. Your dentist or physician should be able to help you figure it out. If it persists, you should seek treatment.
Dr. James Bates
Dr. James Bates
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
No. In your age range, see an oral surgeon to make sure nothing serious.
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In brief: No
No. In your age range, see an oral surgeon to make sure nothing serious.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Samuel Mckenna
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not TMJ
Tmj disorders do not cause tongue swelling.
The swelling may be related to a salivary gland but a number of conditions are associated with tongue swelling.

In brief: Not TMJ
Tmj disorders do not cause tongue swelling.
The swelling may be related to a salivary gland but a number of conditions are associated with tongue swelling.
Dr. Samuel Mckenna
Dr. Samuel Mckenna
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