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Review: could The flu cause Swollen tongue?

Summary: Swollen tongue could be caused by The flu, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also have Nasopharyngitis, and take Tamiflu.

We study 7,161 people who have The flu from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Swollen tongue. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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The flu

The flu (latest reports from 97,192 patients) is typically treated by Tamiflu, Ibuprofen, Amoxicillin, Tylenol, Acetaminophen, Nyquil.

Swollen tongue

Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue) (latest reports from 63,028 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 7,159 people who have the flu are studied. Among them, 15 (0.21%) have Swollen Tongue. They amount to 0.02% of all the 62,976 people who have Swollen Tongue on eHealthMe.

Trend of Swollen tongue in the flu reports

Gender of people who have the flu and experienced Swollen tongue * :

FemaleMale
Swollen tongue46.67%53.33%

Age of people who have the flu and experienced Swollen tongue * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swollen tongue0.00%21.43%14.29%14.29%7.14%14.29%28.57%7.14%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Swollen tongue33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Nasopharyngitis (2 people, 13.33%)
  2. Cough (1 people, 6.67%)
  3. Myocardial infarction (1 people, 6.67%)
  4. Hypertension (1 people, 6.67%)
  5. Headache - mixed tension migraine (1 people, 6.67%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Tamiflu (4 people, 26.67%)
  2. Aspirin (2 people, 13.33%)
  3. Clopidogrel (2 people, 13.33%)
  4. Ibuprofen (2 people, 13.33%)
  5. Children's motrin (2 people, 13.33%)
  6. Ibuprofen and diphenhydramine (2 people, 13.33%)
  7. Clonidine (1 people, 6.67%)
  8. Rifampin (1 people, 6.67%)
  9. Methylprednisolone (1 people, 6.67%)
  10. Prednisolone (1 people, 6.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- The flu (6,317 reports)

 

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- Doxylamine Succinate
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