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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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). ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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