Would you have Swollen Tongue when you have The Flu?


Swollen tongue is found among people with The flu, especially for people who are female, 2-9 old, take medication Tamiflu and have Malaise. We study 28 people who have Swollen tongue and The flu from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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The Flu

The flu (the flu is caused by an influenza virus) can be treated by Tamiflu, Ibuprofen, Amoxicillin, Tylenol, Acetaminophen (latest reports from 47,705 The flu patients)

Swollen Tongue

Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, depression (latest reports from 17,460 Swollen tongue patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

28 people who have The Flu and Swollen Tongue are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Swollen tongue when you have The flu?

Gender of people who have The Flu and experience Swollen Tongue *:

  • female: 57.14 %
  • male: 42.86 %

Age of people who have The Flu and experience Swollen Tongue *:

  • 0-1: 4.35 %
  • 2-9: 26.09 %
  • 10-19: 17.39 %
  • 20-29: 8.7 %
  • 30-39: 8.7 %
  • 40-49: 8.7 %
  • 50-59: 17.39 %
  • 60+: 8.7 %

Severity of Swollen Tongue *:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Productive Cough (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Malaise (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Nasopharyngitis (2 people, 7.14%)
  • Hypertension (2 people, 7.14%)
  • Myocardial Infarction (1 person, 3.57%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Tamiflu (13 people, 46.43%)
  • Pinex (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Ibuprofen. (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Ibuprofen And Diphenhydramine (2 people, 7.14%)
  • Ibuprofen (2 people, 7.14%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Swelling Face (6 people, 21.43%)
  • Urticaria (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Lip Swelling (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Dyspnoea (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Paraesthesia Oral (4 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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