Headache, Sore Tongue And Swollen Tongue

Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2020

Headaches have many causes, ranging from migraine to tension headache and infections. Many causes of headache may not be related to a sore or swollen tongue, but this symptom could be present at the same time due to a different cause. Swelling of the tongue and lips is seen with allergic reactions and other problems affecting the mouth. Seek immediate medical attention if you are experiencing a swollen tongue that causes difficulty breathing.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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