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What can cause a man's tongue to feel thick?

What can cause a man's tongue to feel thick?

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.

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Tongue tingly on left side of tongue Only symptoms what can this be?

Tongue tingly on left side of tongue Only symptoms what can this be?

Allergic reaction: Hello Aileen, tingling on one side of the tongue may be due to various conditions like food allergy reaction, trauma, or dental infection. If it continues or worsens please see a health care professional.

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What cause a grelish looking top of tongue that has a trickle sensation but no thick plque?

Food: Assuming you mean greenish, it most likely comes from having eaten something with green coloration added, like candy or a cough drop.

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What are symptoms of yellow tongue?

What are symptoms of yellow tongue?

Yellow Tongue: 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.

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What is tongue ulcer and its symptoms?

What is tongue ulcer and its symptoms?

Can you tell me more: 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.

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What are symptoms of cancer on the tongue?

What are symptoms of cancer on the tongue?

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.

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What other symptoms come along with geographic tongue?

Asymptomatic: The condition is usually asypmptomatic; that is without symptoms.

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I have a thick red line on tongue from the middle down to the tip o f tongue, what is it?

I have a thick red line on tongue from the middle down to the tip o f tongue, what is it?

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.

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My girlfriend woke up with the bottom of her tongue swollen and hurting badly. What could this be symptoms of?

My girlfriend woke up with the bottom of her tongue swollen and hurting badly. What could this be symptoms of?

Many possibilities: Could be from a dental infection, could be from a salivary gland infection, could be a small stone trying to get out. She needs to see a doctor right away as infections in the floor of the mouth can be serious and spread.

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The tip of my tongue feels tingly or like it was burnt, when it wasn't. What is the cause? No other symptoms.

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.

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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?

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?

Balance & Tingle: Glad you are going to your doc, ; that's what is needed. Sorry you have to wait. The cause of your symptoms have a variety of possibilities, anything from stress & anxiety, panic, nerve pinching, inner ear infection, etc. Your doc will help. Peace and good health.

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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?

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).

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Which symptoms cause you to have a yellow tongue?

Which symptoms cause you to have a yellow tongue?

Nothing serious: 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.

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What are the symptoms of tongue cancer?

What are the symptoms of tongue cancer?

Persistent Sore: Difficulty swallowing, moving the tongue or chewing, voice changes, just to name a few. If concerned, see a dentist for for an oral cancer screening.

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What are the symptoms of tongue cancer?

What are the symptoms of tongue cancer?

Ulcer, sore throat.: Oral lesions, which include the tongue usually present as non-healing, painful ulcers. They can also show up late as sore throat, and possibly ear pain. Rarely, patients can have painless, rock hard cervical or supraclavicular lymph node enlargement.

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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

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.

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I have a thick yellow coating on my tongue. All the time?

I have a thick yellow coating on my tongue. All the time?

Nonspecific: Tongue coating is very nonspecific and sometimes related to digestive issues, but on many occasions there is no pathology. I wouldn't be concerned about it if you have no symptoms. Use your toothbrush to wipe it away. Your dentist may have more advice for you.

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How can I manage the symptoms of yellow tongue?

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).

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Can a yellow tongue be a symptom of another condition?

Jaundice: 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.

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