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Dry mouth, swelling in tongue and throat

Im 52 year old female i have had dry mouth , purple color under my tongue , my tongue and thoat will swell once in awhile making it hard to swollow then it goes away.
Asked On : Thu, 15 Mar 2012
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Dentist 's  Response
Hi,

Thanks for asking the query,

Swelling in the tongue can be due to several reasons few are;
Oral infections, nutritional deficiencies, neurofibromatosis, oral cancers due to use of tobacco, betel nut chewing, long standing trauma, intake of hot and spicy foodstuffs.

I would suggest you to visit to an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon for clinical examination and evaluation which helps in exact diagnosis and treatment.

Dry mouth occurs due to fever , dehydration, prolonged use of medications, salivary gland disorders.

Meanwhile you maintain a good oral hygiene, use antiseptic mouthwash gargles tiwce daily.
Take antioxidant suplements.

Hope this helps out.

Regards....
Answered: Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response
Hi,

Thanks for asking the query,

Swelling in the tongue can be due to several reasons few are;
Oral infections, nutritional deficiencies, neurofibromatosis, oral cancers due to use of tobacco, betel nut chewing, long standing trauma, intake of hot and spicy foodstuffs.

I would suggest you to visit to an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon for clinical examination and evaluation which helps in exact diagnosis and treatment.

Dry mouth occurs due to fever , dehydration, prolonged use of medications, salivary gland disorders.

Meanwhile you maintain a good oral hygiene, use antiseptic mouthwash gargles tiwce daily.
Take antioxidant suplements.
Drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated.

Hope this helps out.

Regards....
Answered: Sat, 20 Apr 2013
I find this answer helpful
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