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Blue Tongue Snake
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
This is what my blue tongue looks like. I woke up at 12:30 a.M. This morning it was not blue. Woke up at 5:30 it was blue.
Possible condition: Oral literature doesn't describe a condition with such name. Nevertheless, the tongue can show bluish or reddish in different types of diseases. In an adult like you, it could be inflammation of the blood vessels on ventral area of tongue (varicosities) due to lose of elasticity of blood vessels, showing blue through the mucosa due to venous blood irrigation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Black Hairy Tongue: It is an actual condition called black hairy tongue . The papillae on the surface of the tongue become elongated and look like "hairy projections". It is caused by bacteria buildup, and things like smoking , poor oral hygiene and dry mouth can contribute. Brush your tongue and use a tongue scraper. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Other symptoms?: If your baby is otherwise well, this could normal, and may just be the venous blood that you are seeing through the baby's thin mucous membranes. If your baby is having any feeding difficulty, rapid breathing, blue skin elsewhere (called cyanosis), sweating with feedings, or poor growth, you should have her checked out as this can be a sign of congenital heart disease. ...Read more
Depends: the blue tint does not bother me but if it is raised and painful I would see your dentist to evaluate the area. ...Read more
I currently noticed that i got a blue spot on my tongue i dont know what is that nd it is not painful so please help me with that?
What would cause my spittal and tongue to turn light sky blue? Brushed w/toothpaste, went away, has not returned. 2 hours ago. Not food. Not hairy.
Doubt it: Usually a burn will have a black or read appearance depending on when and how the burn occurred....I have 2 little ones could they have put something in their mouth? (marker, toy, etc.?) if you know for that the mark has been there at least 2 weeks have it looked at by a dental professional. ...Read more
I have been feeling very tired and weak lately. Today I woke up and my tongue was blue? Why is this happening?
Check up needed: BLUEISH tinge to the tongue may be due to prominent venous pattern and is unlikely to be significant. I recommend a complete check up by your physician including tests to look for anemia, iron deficiency, underactive thyroid,low blood pressure, abnormally slow heart rate, as well as electrolyte abnormalities and any signs of infection or depression. ...Read more
Some times when I wake in the morning and head to the bathroom, my tongue is blue ( blue coating like) what does that mean?
I can't get answers of why when my body temp drops the right side of my tongue goes numb and turns white and then blue but whenwarm it goes normal?
Raynaud's: phenomenon. The color change you describe in response to cold is characteristic of Raynaud's phenomenon, a vascular constrictive disease. It is rare in just the tongue but has been described in the literature. I wonder if you also have it in your hands? The solution is to keep warm when outdoors. You may want to schedule a primary care exam to ensure you have no other conditions which could cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer