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Symptoms Of Thick Tongue
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
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
Yellow tongue is caused by enlargement of papillae and allows bacteria to hide in the recesses of the bumps
saliva may change colour and the tongue looks yellowish and can give some pain, itchy sensation of mouth feel like cotton mouth, there can be yeast infection as well, and can spread to esophagus
the condition is benign can be treated with medicated mouth wash, andanti fungal meds, and proper diet. ...Read more
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A tongue ulcer could be caused from an irritation, such as from rubbing a sharp piece of a worn or broken tooth. It is usually very sore, and irritated more by hot or spicy foods.
A sore tongue can also be associated with a condition called 'burning mouth syndrome.'
it is a good idea to try to find out the cause of the problem. A mild medicine painted right on the area may help the discomfort. ...Read more
Non healing ulcer: A non healing ulcerated lesion with a crusty border and sometimes foul taste and odor are some findings. If the tumor is advanced, speech problems and difficulty in swallowing may also be present. Evaluation of any suspicious lesion and possible biopsy if indicated would be recommended. ...Read more
Asymptomatic: The condition is usually asypmptomatic; that is without symptoms. ...Read more
Picture please: Are you a smoker? Do you drink alcohol? Have you been on antibiotics? Is the area sore? I see that you are on alboz (omeprazole). This medication can cause color changes to the tongue. The tongue can be severely affected by vitamin deficiencies as well which can lead to color changes. I would recommend that you see your physician to evaluate this condition. ...Read more
My girlfriend woke up with the bottom of her tongue swollen and hurting badly. What could this be symptoms of?
The tip of my tongue feels tingly or like it was burnt, when it wasn't. What is the cause? No other symptoms.
Tongue: Irritability or low grade inflammation of the tongue or superficial nerves of the tongue could be due to vitamin deficiency or intolerance to toothpaste, mouth wash, or may be of unknown cause. If this persists or worsens you could consult the oral pathology department at a dental school for full evaluation. ...Read more
Go see primary next week but I am having a range of symptoms to being of balance to facial and tongue tingling. What could cause this?
The far back of my tongue is white and it doesn't go away when I scrape it it isn't thick just a very thin layer and has been there for ~3 months?
White tongue common: The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. Causes of a tongue that looks white 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
Most commonly a yellow tongue is caused when the papilla on the tongue become enlarged and food and bacteria are trapped. This can be treated by brushing your tongue or using a tongue scrapper. Smoking can cause your tongue to be yellowish. However
if the white of your eyes or your skin is also, yellow then the concern is jaundice and you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
My dad had symptoms 2 weeks ago for tongue ca he has his first oncologists appt tomorrow what type of questions should I ask? His e.N.T dr thinks symptoms was enough
Tongue cancer: He should be evaluated by a head and neck cancer surgeon. The surgeon can do a physical exam, biopsies, and order the appropriate scans that may need to be done. Some questions to ask are: what kind of cancer is it, how is it treated, what to expect after treatment, and how advanced is it. I wish your father the best. ...Read more
Maybe thrush (fungus): The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. 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
Natural pigmented chemicals can turn the tongue colors ranging from yellow to black. This can cause the tongue to take on an overall yellow discoloration.
Although this is the most common cause of a yellow tongue, occasionally a more serious health problem such as jaundice can cause the tongue to turn yellow. Jaundice can indicate an undiagnosed liver or blood problem so see a doctor. ...Read more
Irritation: Probably irritation from rubbing against your teeth. Possibly caused by either clenching/grinding your teeth or dryness. ...Read more
I have a white coating on my tongue although its not very thick or oddly shaped. Is this dangerous?
Son has sores on his tongue along with a fever, what are these symptoms of and how can it be treated?
See the pediatrician: Please, see your son's doctor, he needs good physical exam for better management, cannot really help you online, good luck ...Read more
Did you see anything abnormal in my tongue? The bottom of tongue has 2 things in "v" shape on the sides of the center. No symptoms
See?: There is no attached photo. It may be what we call a lingual frenum or frenulum but without seeing a photo of it or you in person there is no way to be sure. Generally there is one, but there may be some normal variation. If that is what it is, it is normal anatomy and nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more
What causes tingling in the left outer side of tongue? If this is the only symptom that she feels could it be ms? (asking for a female, 31) thanks!
Changes: Changes in the mouth tissues--growths, changes in color, white spots or spots that bleed, areas that don't ever seem to heal completely--these are things that should be examined by your dentist. ...Read more
Mouth numb: Is numbness of the mouth and tongue a symptom of an allergy? ANS Could be send more details. ...Read more