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Review: could Myasthenia gravis cause Swollen tongue?

We study 1,240 people who have Myasthenia gravis from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Swollen tongue. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis (latest reports from 8,737 patients) can be treated by Mestinon, Prednisone, Pyridostigmine Bromide, Cellcept, Prednisolone, Azathioprine.

Swollen tongue

Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue) (latest reports from 64,143 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 1,239 people who have myasthenia gravis are studied. Among them, 3 (0.24%) have Swollen Tongue. They amount to 0.00% of all the 64,142 people who have Swollen Tongue on eHealthMe.

Trend of Swollen tongue in myasthenia gravis reports

Gender of people who have myasthenia gravis and experienced Swollen tongue * :

FemaleMale
Swollen tongue100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have myasthenia gravis and experienced Swollen tongue * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swollen tongue0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Adrenal atrophy (3 people, 100.00%)
  2. Osteoporosis (3 people, 100.00%)
  3. Gastric disorder (3 people, 100.00%)
  4. Muscular weakness (3 people, 100.00%)
  5. Hypertension (3 people, 100.00%)
  6. Oedema (2 people, 66.67%)
  7. Demyelinating polyneuropathy (2 people, 66.67%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Mestinon (3 people, 100.00%)
  2. Lyrica (3 people, 100.00%)
  3. Altace (3 people, 100.00%)
  4. Actonel (3 people, 100.00%)
  5. Budesonide (2 people, 66.67%)
  6. Nasonex (2 people, 66.67%)
  7. Ciloxan (2 people, 66.67%)
  8. Calcium (2 people, 66.67%)
  9. Acetylcysteine (2 people, 66.67%)
  10. Nystatin (2 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I keep having an allergic reaction while ONLY in my apartment. I've had these symptoms with (worsening over time) since moving in. I would like to know if I have a possible mold allergy because my place is very old and has no ventilation.

    My symptoms such as the swelling, edema, throat tightness, and trouble breathing all go away within forty minutes of leaving my apartment and return within thirty minutes of being home. I also have greater mental clarity while away from home. I would like to pinpoint what is making me react. I own two cats, but I have never reacted to them before.

    My symptoms with the swelling also worsen upon eating soy sauce, cheese, or when I add salt, which has never been an issue until the recent weeks, about the time my throat started mildly closing. Soy sauce made my ankles triple in size for three days, as well as my calves and feet. I couldn't bend my toes or fit my shoes and I had difficulty breathing and strange tingling in my calves and ankles. I have never even mildly swollen from any foods in my life.

    I have only tried Zyrtec and Claritin. Zyrtec keeps away all the swelling, but Claritin doesn't. Claritin did help me with my dog allergy, but it is not with whatever is going on in my apartment.

    Reply

    kathym on Jun, 23, 2014:

    Probably either toxic mold or pesticides you should move. Wish it was better news. I've had MCS for 17 yrs and if you don't do something about your situation you may have permanent damage to your immune system.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

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