Swollen tongue

What is Swollen tongue?

Macroglossia is the medical term for an unusually large tongue. Severe enlargement of the tongue can cause cosmetic and functional difficulties including in speaking, eating, swallowing and sleeping. Macroglossia is uncommon, and usually occurs in children. There are many causes. Treatment is dependent upon the exact cause.

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hi i have had a sore spot under my jaw on the right side of the neck for 3 or 4 days now it gets worse when i sleep i wake up almost in tears when...

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You seems to be having acute lymphadenitis involving right submandibular lymph node.there is an infection in your oral cavity...

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my mouth has been bothering me for several weeks now. I originally thought I might have TMJ (brought on by an appointment to a Chiropractor), He...

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Have you got your wisdom tooth erupted or is it still impacted?

The above mentioned symptoms are most likely to...

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I am a 47 year old male who had sexual intercourse with a similar aged woman. I noticed her vagina wetness on the right side of my scrotum and then...

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Scrotal Tightening is probably not related to sexual activity. Could be related to hemochromatosis

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