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What are the signs and symptoms of interstitial sclerous glossitis?

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

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Tongue Inflammation (Definition)

Tongue inflammation is swelling, redness, and ...Read more


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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Glossitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the tongue. ...Read more