Swollen Gums And Swollen Tongue

Reviewed on 2/21/2023

Swelling of the tongue can occur during an allergic reaction. This can include a drug allergy. A swollen tongue and difficulty breathing can be signs of a severe allergic reaction. Administer epinephrine and seek immediate medical care if this occurs. Swollen gums can be related to teething in infants or gingivitis or infection in adults. Seek the advice of your doctor any time you are concerned about your symptoms.

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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