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Causes Of Strawberry Tongue
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I have a strawberry look like tongue with sore throat (pharyngitis) but I only had low fever during night, what is this disease? What cause it?
See a physician: You are probably suffering from pharyngitis. You should consult a physician to get tested for strep throat. Sometimes it can be from infectious mono also called the kissing disease. Your physician can prescribe you antibiotics if it is diagnosed as strep or bacterial pharyngitis. ...Read more
I ate a a strawberries this morning and my tongue feels like it burned What's happened it's still burning?
Histamine Release: Many foods that contain histamine or cause the body to release histamine when ingested. This reaction is a food intolerance, and are different from food allergy in that the immune system is not involved in the reaction. Strawberry is a common histamine releasing food. You could also be suffering from Oral Allergy Syndrome which is common in people with seasonal allergies. Talk to Allergist. ...Read more
In a 3 yrs old Strawberry tongue like signs only on the tongue. No redness and no other signs. Can it just be normal and nothing to worry about?
Strawberry tongue two things I'm thinking about Kawasaki or scarlet fever. So you need high fevers for a 4 to 5 days, peeling on the lips comma or desquamating rash to be Kawasaki.
For scarlet fever you should be looking for Sandy paper like rash. Go to your doctor for further evaluation because either disease have different course of management. ...Read more
My neck was swollen know it's going away but my tongue has spots like a strawberry should I be concern?
See your physician: Spots like you are describing on the tongue can be caused by several different things--infection, disease, allergy, and others. This is certainly a time to see your physician for a full examination and please call attention to areas of concern like your swollen neck and the spots on your tongue. While you report the swelling of your neck is getting better, please take my advice--see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a red mark that looks like a strawberry mark on my tongue. I had it for 3 weeks now. I want to know if is it something bad?
Needs to be seen: We cannot diagnose this over the internet, sight unseen. It might well be something of little or no concern, or it might be something that require further investigation or further treatment. See your own dentist or an Oral Surgeon for a proper and definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
My baby 1.5 years has symptoms similar to measles he has been vaccinated though...Suddenly he got 102 fever and his tongue has become strawberry red?
I noticed for 2-3 weeks or so my kids 3 & 4 years old have typical strawberry tongue type spots without redness or high fever. Is it OK?
Cooked or raw differ: Strawberries and other berries have components that will cause your cells (mast cells) to release histamine. This will give you the symptoms of allergy without you really having a strawberry allergy. People who have this type of reaction, can eat cooked strawberries, strawberry jelly or jam without any problem. ...Read more
Like a strawberry: Yes, strep infection can produce a red tongue with slightly elevated lighter colored bumps looking like a strawberry. ...Read more
Adult kawasaki disease: is the strawberry tongue, rash, and/ or red eyes always present with the illness?
Kawasaki Disease: Kawasaki disease, or mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome, occurs predominantly in children and rarely in adults. Symptoms include acute vasculitis, mucosal inflammation, rash, cervical adenopathy, hand and foot swelling, and late fingertip desquamation. In the most severe cases, aneurysms develop in one or more coronary arteries. ...Read more
I have two small red dots (behind my lower canine and upper canine) and my tongue is strawberry red that is sore near the front-side. It hurts occasionally. Also, my papillae have been popping out on top and beneath my tongue?
Allergy?: Could be a response to a new food or medication. If it persists, I recommend a dental visit to determine the source. Good luck. ...Read more
I just recently developed a strawberry allergy which is severe (tongue and throat swelling). Are there any other foods I should avoid?
Can a child have a strep rash even if she doesn't have a strep throat, no fever, no strawberry tongue but she has swollen eyes and face?
No, but: You cannot have scarletina (strep rash) without having a strep infection somewhere. It could be throat, ear, skin, joint, blood...- does not have to be strep throat. Many rashes mimic strep rash, though, so need to make sure provider is 100% confident it is a strep rash and not some other dermatitis or viral exanthema causing or closely mimicking the strep rash. ...Read more
Daughter 8years old fever 4days now week sore throat strawberry tongue and new recent kind of light brownish small pimpls under eyes n nose wats rong?
Needs to be checked:
Your daughter has fever, strawberry tongue and rash under eyes and on nose
The commonest cause of fever associated with strawberry tongue is streptococcal tonsillitis.It can also cause rash all over body& red cheeks in children and it Scarlet Fever.But your daughter does not have rash of scarlet fever.
Needs to be examined and a quick strep test or throat culture is needed
She may need antibiotics ...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
Lots of things: See your general dentist or an oral surgeon when you have these sores present for a definitive diagnosis. The diagnosis will determine the cause, if known (for some types of sores, the cause is not well understood). ...Read more
Definitive cause is not known, but is quite common, more so in some genetic disease such as down and melkerson-rosenthal syndromes, sacoidosis etc... It is typically just a finding, not a symptom...As most have no pain etc...Glossitis or inflammation of tongue can cause pain/burning etc. And have several causes...If you have pain/burning etc...Consult doc.
Good luck. ...Read more
See: Your dentist or ENT to have your tongue examined and evaluated to determine first if it is truly large or thick and if so, why? A complete medical and dental history and personal clinical examination is needed in order to correctly answer your question. ...Read more
Canker sores or?: Tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. Other causes of tongue that looks patchy include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). ...Read more
Inflammation: If you have normal blood pressure at age 34, then your tongue may be swollen from inflammatory causes such as temperature or chemical triggers in hot spices. You may have a food allergy causing the tongue to swell. Some people take blood pressure medications in the class called ace inhibitors like lisinopril. There is a condition called angioneurotic edema of the tongue due to an enzyme deficiency. ...Read more
Aphthous ulcers: Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is a common condition, restricted to the mouth, that typically starts in childhood or adolescence as recurrent small, round, or ovoid ulcers with circumscribed margins, erythematous haloes, and yellow or gray floors. A positive family history of similar ulcers is common, and the natural history is typically of resolution in the third decade of life. ...Read more
Is it sudden? Are you drooling, having difficulty speaking or swallowing? Could be allergic reaction to food or other material, take a benedryl (if not allergic to it) and seek medical attention immediately in ER.
Long term thickening can be due to acromegaly, thyroid disease, amylodosis. See a doctor ...Read more
Tongue Film: That white will go away if you brush your tongue or use a tongue scraper. Everyone's oral chemistry varies. Be sure you do not start having pain/stinging symptoms. It could be a bacterial/viral infection requiring lab testing.. ...Read more
Hard to say: Broken teeth, or a host of several different causes that can be signs of medical problems. See your dentist either way, there are too many possibilities to list. ...Read more
Biting it: The most common cause would be trauma or biting your tongue. ...Read more
Hairy Tongue?: Reference site: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/black_hairy_tongue.Get a more detailed answer ›
Tongue: Injury, chronic tongue chewing habit, tumor are some causations. ...Read more
I am not aware of anything that causes pain in the tongue. Can you be more specific about what kind of pain, and what you ate?
You could have a small taste bud which is degenerating and causing a little pain, or you could also have a canker sore. ...Read more
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
Tongue Pain: Tongue pain can be caused by trauma (sharp food - like a chip or fishbone), ulcer from infection or tumor, burn, etc... Examination of the tongue should give you a good idea of the cause. Is there a cut, ulcer, or object seen? Feeling the tongue can give you an idea of a mass that is under the surface. Persistant symptoms or a mass/ulcer warrant an eval with your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more