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Ayurvedic Tongue Diagnosis Chart
What are some ayurvedic, unani, or homeopathic treatment for acidity, heart burn, sour taste in throad and mouth?
Homeopathy: I can speak for homeopathy -- and there are many homeopathic remedies which can help with these complaints. However, to find the right one out of hundreds you do need to work personally with an experienced homeopath rather than trial and error. The homeopath will explore your entire history so that the remedy prescribed will help at a deep level. You may also need to change your eating as well. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
I have a couple small eroded areas on my tongue. They aren't swollen and they're painless. What is the most likely diagnosis?
Tongue Lesions: Greetings. The most likely diagnosis would probably be traumatic bites that would occur while you are asleep. Especially if they are in the areas of denal occlusion. Viral oropharyngitis and glossitis also possible. Seeing your ENT will surely help identify the etiology. Good Luck ...Read more
I have 2lumps in my mouth1 in my cheek which is visible1 in my tongue only can be noticed by pinching my tongue im 16 would cancer be rarest diagnosis?
Mouth lumps: At your age, cancer is highly unlikely, but it isn't impossible. There are a number of non-cancerous lumps or growths that can occur on the tongue and on the mouth. Best to have it checked by an ENT specialist. This way you'll know what your are dealing with and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My 59yr dad diagnosis w ventral tongue squamous cell carcinoma. E.N.T dr to schedule symptoms for next week is it a good plan to have an oncologist assist with sx?
ENT surgeons and onc: An ENT doctor can do the surgery for cancer of the tongue. But you need to engage a medical oncologist prior to surgery and seek his/her input about the need for chemotherapy prior to surgery. The best plans for cancer treatment require a team of surgeon, medical oncologist and radiation oncologist, all working together and plan treatment together and not one at a time. ...Read more
My uncle 60/m normotensive, normoglycemic developed swelling of tongue at night so much so that it obstructed his airway. What is the likely diagnosis?
This diagnosis came back on multiple bx of the right nasal pharyngeal area. Have history cancer of the tongue with 3 surgeries to remove cancer...
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40 years female, known diabetic, complaints of black discoloration patches over the tongue and buccal mucosa with oral ulcer. What is the diagnosis?
Needs evaluation: New onset lesions and discoloration need proper professional evaluation. Most often are benign changes related to systemic causes but only a full medical and dental evaluation can determine the etiology. A biopsy is also often necessary to make a final diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a recurring "ulcer" on the right side of my tongue. It is very painful. Can you help with a diagnosis? There is usually no visible sign. Yesterday I saw what looks like a "blood blister". Today the pain has subsided some, and the visible sign is go
Seek care: You should have that ulcer checked out immediately by your dentist or oral surgeon. In some cases, it may need to be biopsied in order to determine an accurate diagnosis. It could be as simple as a traumatic ulceration or as dangerous as oral cancer. Seek an evaluation without delay. ...Read more
5 mos ago diagnosis h pylori. Tongue was painful & sore under white stuff. Never diagnosis as thrush & now have a veru sore spot on side tongue. Keeps rubbing tooth?
Candidasus: Even though you were never Dx wuth thrush mote that's what it was and it could be now. Everytime you are taking antibiotics fungal infection are likely to happen. To prevent this ypu can try yogurt or probiotics. If you di not find reliefe with this you may need a prescription to overcpme the candida albicans infection ...Read more
Probably not.: Salt, spices and acids such as citrus fruits can cause the tongue to swell. As long as it is mild swelling and not making breathing a problem, you probably have nothing to worry about. You may wish to avoid too much salt so the problem won't occur often. ...Read more
I am having oral fungus i. E on tongue and inner side of my cheeks what should I do I am having this from seven months?
Dentist & physician: See an oral surgeon or an oral pathologist for a consultation. There may or may not also be medical considerations complicating matters, so you may have to see a physician as well. There are medications to treat this. ...Read more
My dad had symptoms 2 weeks ago for tongue ca he has his first oncologists appt tomorrow what type of questions should I ask? His e.N.T dr thinks symptoms was enough
Tongue cancer: He should be evaluated by a head and neck cancer surgeon. The surgeon can do a physical exam, biopsies, and order the appropriate scans that may need to be done. Some questions to ask are: what kind of cancer is it, how is it treated, what to expect after treatment, and how advanced is it. I wish your father the best. ...Read more
Yes: Aryurveda is an ancient form of medicine from india. It continues to be practiced today by alternative medicine practitioners. It has various classification types called doshas. It recommends certain lifestyle practices, certain foods as well as use of a variety of herbal medication. I have some concerns about some of these herbs particularly from overseas. They have contaminants. ...Read more
Three Choices: There are three primary doctors who can diagnose and treat conditions of the tongue: ear, nose and throat doctor, dentist, and/or oral surgeon. It's hard to know where to begin sometimes. Also, they may refer you back and forth between themselves if you have something unusual. But, you have to start somewhere, so pick the doctor who is most convenient. Generally, I would think, that's a dentist. ...Read more
Dry mouth: You may have dry mouth. This will allow the tongue to feel dry ; rough. Check with your md to see what medication you may be taking that can intensify this condition. Also see a dentist to check if you have decreased salivary flow. ...Read more
Not sure: Please give more details...Any changes in color? Any lesions? Any swelling? There is a condition called burning mouth syndrome that can be quite bothersome. For a good review of this disorder please visit http://www. Nidcr. Nih. Gov/oralhealth/topics/burning/burningmouthsyndrome. Htm. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Including trauma and infection. If it has persisted more than a few days get it looked at by a dentist. If it is brand new, see if it settles down fairly soon but if it lasts for 2 weeks, you really need to get it evaluated professionally. ...Read more
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