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Lupus with Swollen Tongue: Causes and Treatment

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Lupus with Swollen Tongue: Causes and TreatmentLupus can be a tricky disease and it affects different people in different ways. Maybe you can develop new symptoms you’ve never experienced before, just like swollen tongue. How does lupus cause the discomfort? Is there any treatment to deal with the condition?

Lupus is thought to develop when your body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the body’s own tissues rather than protecting them from outside invaders. To be frank, lupus itself may not cause swollen tongue, while its symptoms or triggers may lead to this condition. There are several causes of swollen tongue in lupus patients.


As lupus is a chronic immune disease, it can increase the risk of infection or inflammation.

Fluid retention

Swollen tongue is also possible that you irritated it in some way and that caused some edema (fluid leakage) into the tongue.

Medicine allergy

Actually, an enlarged tongue can also occur as an allergic reaction to medications or other substances. Medications like Prednisone, Ibuprofen, Epipen, Lisinopril, Aspirin, Taxotere, etc, mostly frequently discussed with swelling tongue.

A swollen tongue is an abnormal condition in which the entire tongue or a portion of it is enlarged, bloated or distended. It can result from infection, inflammation, allergy, genetic disorders, trauma, metabolic diseases, and other abnormal processes. For example, If you have an allergy to a certain food you ate, then, it is possible the main symptom you feel is tongue swelling.

Therefore, only find out the underlying causes of swollen tongue, can you take correct treatment and get rid of it as early as possible. More treatment tips, please talk with our online doctors or mail us to

If your swollen tongue is associated with Lupus, you should do is to stop or at least slow down the progression of illness condition. Here we will introduce a natural remedy called Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy to you. The treatment can help reduce inflammation, block infections, expand blood vessels, promote blood vessels and supply nutrients to body as well.


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