Posted by: Bron | 2009-02-26

Mom suffers thick swollen tongue

I' m desperately worried about my Mom.
She has been complaining about her tongue feeling thick and swollen in her mouth - she also complains of extreme tiredness, dizziness and she finds it hard to talk and concentrate. We' ve been to the Dr and they said she' s suffering from stress and that her cholesterol is a bit high. She has been under extreme stress this year with one tragedy after another.. But surely that doesn' t explain her tongue feeling so thick in her mouth? She has been to 2 different doctors and they both say the same thing.

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Dear Bron
Difficulty speaking and problems with memory and concentration could be signs of micro calcification or mini "strokes" of the brain. You could ask for a referral to a neurologist for a second opinion
Dr Bets

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