Suggest remedies for swelling in the tongue
the problem seems to be underneath the left side of my tongue. Yesterday i had a little white patch in that area, once i used the listerine in the morning the white patch went away, but the soreness and swollen-ness persist
Nothing to be worried . Follow few measures .
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This is Dr. Priyanka tiwari answering your query.
I have read your query and understand your concern. As far as swelling and soreness of tongue is concerned, yes this can be due to accidental biting. Sometimes it takes few days to recover. There is nothing to be worried so much I will suggest you few measures to speed up recovery:
-Do warm saline rinses 2 to 4 times a day .
-Dont take Hot and spicy food .
-Apply ointment containing choline salicylate and cetalkonium chloride gel on tongue 2 to 3 times a day .
- Avoid chewing from left side for few days .
- For pain and swelling you can take Analgesic like Diclofenac sodium with serratiopeptidase consulting with local doctor .
Hope this will help you .
If you have further query i will hppy to help.
Yes you can do salt water gargle and apply ointment on tongue .
Welcome XXXXXXX .
I have read your query . Yes you can do salt water gargle as i have already suggested you to do warm saline rinses that is same measure . Dont use listerine you can apply ointment gel containing choline salicylate with cetalkonium chloride or lignocaine gel as available over the counter to 2 to 3 times a day.
Follow these measure and let me know about recovery .
Get well soon .
Hope this will help you.
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