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... Ok, I am new here and would like to know if there is anyone with this same problem. I have had a swollen tongue that I am suspecting is related to my thyroid disease. I have teeth indention's in the side of my tongue on both sides. ... (4 replies)
... well, I am not sure if I would say it comes and goes. I always have the teeth indention's, but when I eat certain things it breaks it out. it looks like I have little circles all over randomly on my tongue. It swells, more so, after I eat something I am sensitive to. I used to be able to eat jalapenos and hot salsa and not be phased, then when I started noticing this symptom... (4 replies)
... The tongue swelling associated with hypothyroidism is caused by deposits of mucopolysaccharides in the tissue in excess of the normal amount that a healthy person has. ... (4 replies)

Sore Tongue!
May 2, 2007
... I don't know about painful tongue as a symptom of problems with thyroid but, a swollen tongue can definetly and usually is a symptom of hypothyroidism. ... (10 replies)
... Oh yes, for years I felt like my tongue was too big for my mouth. ... (9 replies)
... to see if my cancer had come back, which incidently if it has, it is because the PCP let me stay hypo so long!!!!!. You can take it from me that a swollen tongue IS a symptom of hypothyroidism. The insides of your cheeks may swell also. If you get this symptom along with others of being hypo go to the Dr. ... (14 replies)
... Glad that this topic was brought up. I have been through the swollen tongue thing also. I have had thyroiditis for many years and have 2 nodules. However, my tongue problem didn't start until about 2 years ago. My doctor recommended allergy tests which came up negative. ... (14 replies)
... y can get twice the size as normal. Most people do not even notice until they start to hurt or interfere with how you pronounce words. Incidently some of us have swollen lips also along with this symptom. ... (14 replies)
Swollen tongue?
May 3, 2004
... I have a tongue that looks swollen with teeth ridges all around it and it burns. I have had this for 7 yrs now. ... (22 replies)
... OH Yeah!!! I have extreme fatigue, I am over weight (I maintain it pretty well, but only because I have had surgery) But, I have tried to lose and it never comes off. I have numb toes, which I think is due to anemia. I am pretty sure that is thyroid related. Dry skin, blurred vision, gum issues, hair falling out, and others. I called my Dr. today to get my most recent lab... (4 replies)
... If you care to post your latest thyroid lab results with ranges, we can help you determine what they mean and whether you're getting a high enough dose or not. Also, do you have any other symptoms that can be thyroid-related? (4 replies)
... Yes, the sides of my tongue aredefinitely scalloped. I showed dh and says my tongue is double the size and can see the scalloping too. ... (12 replies)
... As some of you may know, I am currently been tested for hypo. My tsh, t4 and t3 appear within range, and i see endo tomorrow to discuss the results and to get anitbodies results. Along with other suspect symptoms, over the last few days my tongue has sort of swollen - not painful, but just fatter and it feels too big for my mouth. The edges are bumpy where they are against my... (12 replies)
... pm I had a grapefruit added to the left side in the middle salivary area with less puffing on right side. I was painful to open mouth and had to force myself to drink. Took tylenol and called the endo. ... (4 replies)
... My tongue also looks swollen with tooth indentions around it. For the pain...mine is usually tolerable if I stay away from hot spicey foods. But this week end it has been awful. ... (5 replies)
... I've also got the tongue indentations or "scalloped tongue" thing going on. I'm hoping I can tell when my meds are actually helping by monitoring this and other symptoms. ... (14 replies)
... Just an update. The thrush has cleared up, however I'm still having the tongue pain. I didn't think that's what was causing the problem. It's getting better, but still there. I'll wait a bit to see if it gets better on it's own. ... (14 replies)
... Well, I went to the ENT today and he diagnosed oral thrush. I was on antibiotics a couple weeks ago, so he thinks it came from that and my acid reflux. It also affects people with weakened immuned systems (which we have). I did have a thin white coating on my tongue, but didn't think anything of it. He said thrush can cause pain. I'm taking Nystatin so we'll see if that helps... (14 replies)
... Afuji, I'll be watching to see what you find out. I had pain at the base of the tongue also, and all along my chin. I took an over the counter pain med and used moist heat which helped a lot. ... (14 replies)
... Interesting that the rheumatologist said thyroid problems can also cause swollen salivary glands, it seems that my pain is coming from the salivary ducts right underneath my tongue. ... (14 replies)




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