it has been swollen for 4 weeks.. Dental visit to put a new crown on LEFT side . I have a small mouth and when the device was put into my mouth to do x ray and I closed down on it with my teeth it HURT. later tongue was swollen bottom back muscle hurts. it is swollen only on the left side and leans to the left. I have not been able to get any help. Dr did culture said it was OK so said to see ENT. ENT dr was no help and gave me nothing for it. then I saw the dentist. I got no help. Please advise what to do ? treatment things I can take... this is miserable.
I had the swollen tongue with my Burning Mouth Syndrome ( After a dental procedure) and it was also very painful. I cut paper towels in to 3' pieces. Then I wet & rolled them. I put them in the freezer. I would hold the frozen rolls on my tongue for some relief. I tried Popsicles, but it hurt too bad to suck them. I avoided spicy foods and foods with acid because they made the pain worse. I also took Benadryl according to the doctor's orders. It didn't help with the swelling but it eased the pain.
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