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My tungue is swollen all over, doctor took a biopy no cancer

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my tungue is swollen all...
my tungue is swollen all over , doctor took a biopy no cancer was found i can't hardly eat the right side middle keeps bleeding ever so often the under side looks like it's been eatten awaythey tried nystatin several times Please tell me what this might be
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Hi there,

That is indeed frustrating.

Reassuring there is no cancer cell found.

And this is not likely fungal infection either since nystatin did not work.

So, I think you have an autoimmune disorder.

Immune system is attacking the tongue tissue causing persistent inflammation.

You should be tried on a steroid paste in orabase gel like triamcinolone acetonide.

This is prepared by the compounding pharmacies.

Alternative will be oral steroid like prednisone 40 mg daily 2-3 weeks then taper off.

Best wishes,

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