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What could cause a red, blotchy tongue?

What could cause a red, blotchy tongue?

Geographic tongue: It can be from chronic inflammation or genetic in origin. See an ENT doctor if symptomatic. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on tongue. Tongue was not recently burned. No redness or bumps. What could be the cause?

Burning sensation on tongue. Tongue was not recently burned. No redness or bumps. What could be the cause?

Burning Mouth : Syndrome can be related to problems with taste and sensory nerves of the peripheral or central nervous system. It can also be caused by dry mouth, fungal infections, nutritional deficiencies, allergies, acid reflux, medications, hypothyroidism, irritation, and anxiety or depression. ...Read more

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What cause the redness under your tongue and black veins, also the fatness on the side of your tongue ?

What cause the redness under your tongue and black veins, also the fatness on the side of your tongue ?

Veins : Red vessels are arteries full of oxygen. Darker vessels are usually blue/purple veins. They are a different color due to their lack of oxygen. You can see them under your tongue because the mucosa layer covering them is very thin there. The tongue is a muscle, so pretty much anything regarding its natural size and shape is muscular in nature. ...Read more

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What causes server swelling in left foot and ankle with pain and blotchy redness in foot, ankle area up to 4 or 5 inches or more up your leg twice now?

What causes server swelling in left foot and ankle with pain and blotchy redness in foot, ankle area up to 4 or 5 inches or more up your leg twice now?

May not be related.: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), circulatory, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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Whats the cause of dark red specks underneath the tongue?

Whats the cause of dark red specks underneath the tongue?

Tongue: What you may be seeing are varicosities or veins close to the surface on the underside of the tongue. Are they uncomfortable or do they change position? If yes, see your dentist. ...Read more

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What causes inflamed taste buds and a red raw patch in the middle of the tongue?

Taste buds: Dry mouth is a leading cause of irrated tongue. A review of medications you are taken along with a full blood panel would be recommended to rule out systemic issues that could also manifest with these symptoms. A visit with your dentist and md would be recommended. ...Read more

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I eat some hot food this morning and i notice that the tip of my tongue is red and iiritate can the hot food cause it and what can I use for it?

I eat some hot food this morning and i notice that  the tip of my tongue is red and iiritate can the hot food cause it and what can I use for it?

Irritated tongue: Eating exssively hot or spicy food could irritate soft tissues in the mouth .Apparently you irritated your tongue and it will go away nothing really to do for it. Just avoid hot and spicy food and citric for now.Having something cold like ice cream will help. ...Read more

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What would cause red circles on the tongue? Or small indintions on the tongue? The indintions are a little painful when I eat. They just appeared toda

What would cause red circles on the tongue? Or small indintions on the tongue? The indintions are a little painful when I eat. They just appeared toda

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the area at www.imgur.com the picture will be tagged with its own URL website You can RESUBMIT the question to us again with the URL address listed and we will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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What causes a red stripe from back to front on my tongue in the mornings?

What causes a red stripe from back to front on my tongue in the mornings?

Fungal...: Infections can cause what is called median rhomboid glossitis. This is one possibility. I would advise visiting your local dentist to find out what it is. ...Read more

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What caused these big red bumps on the back of my tongue?

What caused these big red bumps on the back of my tongue?

Big red bumps: Those big red bumps are known as circumvallate papilla--completely normal. But net time you are at the dentist ask him/or her to show them to you. ...Read more

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