Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: petronella | 2010/11/16

Q.

1 year old tongue swelling

May you advise me doctor on the causes of swelling of a tongue for a one year baby boy.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

There are several possible causes for a baby to have a swollen tongue. Possible causes are a virus infection due to the herpes virus or a candida infection or a food allergy or even an illness called scarlet fever. It is important for your baby to be seen by a doctor.

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