Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
154 Doctors are Online

Tongue swelling, burning sensation, bumps, pain on swallowing, child had strep throat. Treatment?

Hello - I am a 51 year old female. My 17 year old daughter has had strep throat twice in the last 5 weeks. Several days ago my tongue started to feel thick, kind of swollen, The top and sides of my tongue feel as though they have been burned. The back of the top of the tongue has bumps. My throat is sore and hurts when I swallow , though my glands do not feel swollen. I am a teacher in a very stressful inner city high school. Am I ill? Please help me. Thank you.
Asked On : Sun, 7 Oct 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  209
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Cardiologist 's  Response
A swollen tongue with bumps needs to be seen by a doctor, as soon as possible - ENT specialist or General surgeon. Some times taste buds in back of tongue may look like bumps - but should not feel sore. Do not delay. It is better to have it examined than imagining
It may or may not be - generally not - related to your daughter's illness
God luck
Answered: Sun, 7 Oct 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor