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What causes swollen tongue and white patches on lips?

Hi My 12yr old daughter came home from a school-trip yesterday.She had slightly enlarged taste-buds, achey throat-on one side and one felt like a swollen tongue on the sides Also,she had white patches on her inner bottom lip but I think they've gone today.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014
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signs that you describe for your daughter can come for some reason . The first may be an internal temperature have gone and may have irritated mucosa of the oral cavity , the second can be any food that she has eaten out of the ordinary . third can come from the stomach , gastric disturbances manifested more signs in the oral cavity . Thanks !

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