Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Swollen Tongue Treatment

The treatment for mouth or tongue swelling depends on the underlying cause. Treatment for mouth or tongue swelling may include cold compresses, mouth rinses, antiseptic mouthwash, saltwater gargles, antihistamines, corticosteroids, antibiotics, vitamin supplements, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain.

Treatment for mouth or tongue swelling may include:


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Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat mouth or tongue swelling:

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Swollen Tongue References
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