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Old 10-01-2010, 02:57 AM   #1
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Swollen and sore tongue!!!!---B vitamins???

It's swollen, will get sore as the day goes by--how sore depending on what I eat. Very tiny bumps more red than white and will swell more. I think it's either a symptom of hypothyroidism or acid reflux. Have just recently been diagnosed w/thyroid eye disease for dbl vision but my dr's don't think its my thyroid (Huh??? Can someone explain this to me?) Am waiting on an appt w/endo and having bloodwork.
I've had the acid reflux for years. I also take allergy medicine for heavy mucus in my throat, especially at night. Can allergies or acid reflux do this to my tongue? I deal with it all day long, every day. Going on second week and have had two courses of nystatin with benadryl.

10/2010
My tongue feels better today. Maybe my doctor was right-that the sore bumps were a reaction to the antibiotic I took for the thick mucus every night. I thought I'd get a response from someone concerning the swollen tongue since it is a symptom of thyroid problem. I wonder if the mucus is a symptom. Anyone know? Still waiting to see an endo.

10/5
I'm back on vitaminsparticularly B vitamins...to be continued.

Last edited by coolgama; 10-05-2010 at 03:58 AM. Reason: Is excess mucus a symptom of thyroid problems?

 
Old 09-13-2011, 06:44 AM   #2
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Re: Swollen and sore tongue!!!!---B vitamins???

Yeah, not sure how much B ya need tho! i have heard it is megadoses! May take up to 3 months to work! I hate thsi reflux garbage! I just want to sit and enjoy some steak or ribs again! is that too much to ask for?

 
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