Top
30
Doctor insights on: Medicine For Glossitis

Share
1

1
What is median rhomoid glossitis?

What is median rhomoid glossitis?

Tongue lesion: It is a reddish area of tissue in the middle (median) of the posterior tongue. It is benign and no treatment is needed. It is often shaped like a rhomboid. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
35 Doctors shared insights

Tongue Inflammation (Definition)

Good day; Glossitis is a synonym for inflammation of the tongue. Most frequently in my practice patients bite their tongues which result in pain and swelling. I've biopsied tongues in diagnosing Lipomas; referring these patients to oral surgeons. Other causes of swollen tongue include genetic ...Read more


2

2
What is benign migratory glossitis?

What is benign migratory glossitis?

Geographic tongue: Benign condition that is sometime sore. Foods like tomato flare it up. Tongue is has scattered irregular smooth reddish patches. Normally tongue is covered by bumps (papillae). In this condition, the papillae will atrophy (shrink) and cause irregular shaped smooth areas. The patches vary in size, shape and location- hence the name benign migratory glossitis (aka geographic tongue). ...Read more

3

3
I have glossitis I have been taken omez?

Side effect: Glossitis has been reported with Omez. Ask your prescribing doc about it.
http://www. Ehealthme. Com/ds/omeprazole/glossitis ...Read more

4

4
Benign migratory glossitis looks like what?

Geographic tongue: Benign condition that is sometime sore. Foods like tomato flare it up. Tongue is has scattered irregular smooth reddish patches. Normally tongue is covered by bumps (papillae). In this condition, the papillae will atrophy (shrink) and cause irregular shaped smooth areas. The patches vary in size, shape and location- hence the name benign migratory glossitis (aka geographic tongue). ...Read more

5

5
Hi, I would like to know what is glossitis? .

Inflammation: Inflammation of tongue. Non-specific. See oral surgeon for assessment. ...Read more

7

7
Developed benign migratory glossitis months ago, its pretty much constant. Usually how long does it last?

Developed benign migratory glossitis months ago, its pretty much constant. Usually how long does it last?

Depends...: Your condition may last indefinitely. It's widely variable among individuals and most often it will tend to increase and decrease in severity. Occasionally it will spontaneously resolve. If it is bothersome, it can be treated with a topical steroid medication. This will treat the symptoms but will not cure the condition. ...Read more

8

8
How is atrophic glossitis diagnosed?

Atrophic Glossitis: This condition is diagnosed with a complete medical and dental history and a visual diagnosis. A biopsy can help rule out other conditions if the diagnosis is atypical and unclear. There are many causes and therefore a physician would need to evaluate you. ...Read more

9

9
Can albutetol mdi and advair use cause glossitis?

Of course: Possible side effects are glossitis, throat irritation, altered taste, tongue ulceration, chest pain, infection, diarrhea. See your PCP for medication adjustment. ...Read more

10

10
What is geographic tongue or benign migratory glossitis?

What is geographic tongue or benign migratory glossitis?

Migratory glossitis: Also called Geographic tongue. The exact cause of geographic tongue is unknown. It is a permanent benign condition. If you have geographical tongue do not rush to see a dentist, just switch to a toothpaste that does not contain Sodium Monolauryl Sulfate. Good luck. ...Read more

12

12
What are the signs and symptoms of interstitial sclerous glossitis?

Pain swelling: Pain and swelling of the tongue. Very variable appearance and symptoms. Can be related to late stage syphilis.
See oral surgeon or ENT for evaluation/treatment. ...Read more

13

13
I've been dealing with glossitis a yr now. Come&ago. I observed that wen im tired&stress, it is present but with enough sleep.

I've been dealing with glossitis a yr now. Come&ago. I observed that wen im tired&stress, it is present but with enough sleep.

Evaluation?: Have you seen a doc for this? Not normal, Could be a number of things. See your MD for evaluation/tests. ...Read more

14

14
Does taking any vitamin pill get rid of glossitis?

Does taking any vitamin pill get rid of glossitis?

It depends on cause: Like many symptoms, glossitis can have many causes. It can be caused by iron deficiency or B12 deficiency, in which case those will help, but may be caused by allergies, infections and irritants, in which case no vitamin pill will get rid of it. Like all symptoms, it is important to find the cause and address it at that level. See http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002048/ for more info. ...Read more

15

15
Will taking a vitamin pill every day get rid of glossitis?

Will taking a vitamin pill every day get rid of glossitis?

It depends on cause: Like many symptoms, glossitis can have many causes. It can be caused by iron deficiency or B12 deficiency, in which case those will help, but may be caused by allergies, infections and irritants, in which case no vitamin pill will get rid of it. Like all symptoms, it is important to find the cause and address it at that level. See http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002048/ for more info. ...Read more

16

16
What vitamin pill should I take every day to get rid of glossitis?

It depends on cause: Like many symptoms, glossitis can have many causes. It can be caused by iron deficiency or B12 deficiency, in which case those will help, but may be caused by allergies, infections and irritants, in which case no vitamin pill will get rid of it. Like all symptoms, it is important to find the cause and address it at that level. See http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002048/ for more info. ...Read more

17

17
What are the treatment options for interstitial sclerous glossitis?

Sclerous glossitis: THis is a term usually reserved for a nodular degenerative condition of the tongue in late stage venereal infection. It has been used as a diagnosis in other conditions where it should not apply. Treatment of any tongue lesion depends on size, location, and its impact on normal function. ...Read more

18

18
Is there anything I can do myself to treat this? In brief: Glossitis This is what is called inflammation of the tongue.

Glossitis: The best way to treat inflammation of the tongue is to try to identify cause, for example: allergy, infection, trauma, autoimmune, diet/medication related, tumor etc.
It is important to try an identify cause/effect. First see if there is diet or medication associations and make appropriate modifications. If this becomes a chronic condition then having a doctor evaluate would be recommended. ...Read more

20

20
Median rhomboid glossitis- can it change from light to dark and back again? Should I worry? Woman age 34 with full set of dentures.

Median rhomboid glossitis- can it change from light to dark and back again? Should I worry? Woman age 34 with full set of dentures.

Proper diagnosis: Has your dentist made a definitive diagnosis of median rhomboid glossitis? If not, it should be looked at by your dentist for other possibilities. If it has been definitely diagnosed, there is no need for concern as this does not neet treatment. However, if there is burning, you might benefit from an antifungal medication. See your oral surgeon for advice. ...Read more

22

22
Hi, does hiv cause glossitis and blisters on the skin.

Hi, does hiv cause glossitis and blisters on the skin.

Not HIV: HIV is not a likely cause of this sort of thing. For sure this would never be the only symptom of an HIV infection. ...Read more

23

23
Is median rhomboid glossitis a sign of candida or is it similar to geographic tongue?

They are different: Rhomboid tongue can be treated with antifungal medications. It is often symptomatic and is believed to represent a chronic candidiasis infection in the tongue. Geographic tounge is normally not symptomatic. It is a benign condition that does not respond to antifungal medication. ...Read more

24

24
How can respiratory irritants trigger angioedema, glossitis, stomatitis and oesophagitis? What is the mechanism of it? Thank You!

How can respiratory irritants trigger angioedema, glossitis, stomatitis and oesophagitis? What is the mechanism of it? Thank You!

Unlikely: Airborne irritants do not usually affect the organs mentioned. You would have better luck looking for preparations used in your mouth for answers. ...Read more

25

25
Wondering if this red spot no my tongue is just a sore or glossitis?

See your doctor: Please see your doctor for an examination. Good luck. ...Read more

26

26
It's been a month since I have an ulceration on my tongue, that was diagnosed with glossitis. The treatment for glossitis never worked. I posted some photos of the ulceration. Please tell me what it is.

Glossitis: Glossitis is a wastebasket term in that any tissue may have an "itis" (or inflammation as this ending implies) associated with it. In this case, it can be infectious, traumatic, chemical, immune system, or neoplastic. You need a skilled examination by a provider who sees tongue abnormalities on a daily basis--an oral surgeon--to plan a course of action. Despite any photos, biopsy may be indicated. ...Read more

27

27
Is throat pain and swelling normal as a result of benign migratory glossitis? And what is the best treatment?

Is throat pain and swelling normal as a result of benign migratory glossitis? And what is the best treatment?

No: They should not be related. See your family md or ENT md. Throat swelling can be serious and life-threatening. Call now. If this worsens, go to er. ...Read more

28

28
In Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (cheilitis granulomatosa) can every kind of fragrance (smell) cause serious tongue and lip swelling, and glossitis?

In Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (cheilitis granulomatosa) can every kind of fragrance (smell) cause serious tongue and lip swelling, and glossitis?

Some do not all: This is a rare disorder, and he can occur in people with food or conteck allergies. It does not necessary care with all food or allergies. Is associated with oral facial swelling relapsing facial paralysis and fix your tongue. There are not completely clear criteria. There are resources to help United StatesInternational Institute of neurological disorders and stroke is doing research to increaseknowledge ...Read more

29

29
Numerous doctors had said I do not have oral thrush, they had diagnosed me with glossitis and my dentist said it's normal, tongue goes numb/bleeds/sore?

Numerous doctors had said I do not have oral thrush, they had diagnosed me with glossitis and my dentist said it's normal, tongue goes numb/bleeds/sore?

Specialist: You can't prove thrush or not without a culture or trial of antifungal agents. See an oral medicine specialist or oral surgeon. Not a general dentist. ...Read more

30

30
I have been taking 3 200mg pills of Advil (ibuprofen) two or three times a day since wednesday morning (I have herpangina/glossitis) on a completely empty stomach, I've only had ice cream. Should I worry?

I have been taking 3 200mg pills of Advil (ibuprofen) two or three times a day since wednesday morning (I have herpangina/glossitis) on a completely empty stomach, I've only had ice cream. Should I worry?

No: You are not taking too much advil (ibuprofen) at this time so don't worry about this. The ice cream ian's other cold, bland foods are good for you to eat. Remember to wash your hand frequently since you have a contagious viral disease. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
33 Doctors shared insights

Glossitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the tongue. ...Read more


Find us on Facebook