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What kind of doctor specializes in tongue problems?

What kind of doctor specializes in tongue problems?

Tongue doctor?: Need to see a dentist, oral surgeon or maybe
an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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Which doctor specializes in tongue maladies?

Tongue issues: Tongue maladies can be diagnosed by many: primary physician, your dentist, a local oral surgeon, or a ENT physician. Suggest you take the least costly route and if needed, the dentist or physician can refer you to a specialist if needed. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats and specializes in tongue cancer?

What kind of doctor treats and specializes in tongue cancer?

Several: Several physicians are involved in the care of patients with tongue cancer. An ear, nose, and throat physician (otolaryngologist); radiation oncologist; and medical oncologist may all be involved at some point during diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Which sort of doctor specializes in lip/mouth issues?

Which sort of doctor specializes in lip/mouth issues?

One of four: Dermatologists, plastic surgeons, oral surgeons and dentists all know about lips and mouths, and any specific question you have will either be addressed by any of the above doctors or they will refer you to the doctor who can best treat your condition. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about a spot in my mouth? Which doctor specializes in the mouth?

Should I be worried about a spot in my mouth? Which doctor specializes in the mouth?

A Dentist: You should have the spot checked by a dentist, who is a doctor who specializes in the mouth. A spot could be anything from a cheek bite to oral cancer, which is why it is important to be checked by a dentist. ...Read more

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Is there a tongue doctor?

Is there a tongue doctor?

oral pathologist: Oral pathologists usually associated with teaching facilities or dental schools are a great source for diagnosis of pathology of oral structures including the tongue. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats the tongue?

What kind of doctor treats the tongue?

Three Choices: There are three primary doctors who can diagnose & treat conditions of the tongue: ear, nose and throat doctor, dentist, and/or oral surgeon. It's hard to know where to begin sometimes. Also, they may refer you back & forth between themselves if you have something unusual. But, you have to start somewhere, so pick the doctor who is most convenient. Generally, i would think, that's your dentist. ...Read more

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What doctor do you see for the tongue?

What doctor do you see for the tongue?

Depends on issue: There is no specialty of medicine or dentistry that deals only or specifically with 'tongues'. The best doctor (ent, oral pathologist, oral surgeon, general dentist, . Pcp) would depend upon the specific issue or problem- irritation, allergy, neoplasm, laceration, thrush, viral or bacterial infections, canker sore, herpes, lichen planus, etc. Please state your issue or symptom. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats the tongue?

Tongue doctor?: Several doctors can assist you: your physician, your dentist, a local oral surgeon, or an otolaryngologist (ENT) physician specialist. I would start with your dentist. ...Read more

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Which doctor should I see for the tongue?

Tongue: Start with your pcp for exam & referral to other specialists if needed. ...Read more

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What is the doctor tell by looking at your tongue?

What is the doctor tell by looking at your tongue?

Visual inspection: In a routine comprehensive oral exam, the dentist will likely examine your tongue during a soft tissue screening. It is also inspected when completing and oral cancer screening. A dentist will look at all four surfaces, inspecting for lesions or abnormalities. Causes of abnormalities may be fungal, viral, autoimmune, neoplastic, trauma, etc. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does my white tongue mean?

Can doctors tell me what does my white tongue mean?

Several possiblities: White tongue could be something as simple as hairy tongue; in which case a tongue scraper is all you need. But is could also be a fungal infection. Best get it checked out by a dentist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have been getting white itchybumps on the tip of my tongue since i was 8. I'm now 20. Can you tell what they could be? My doctors do not know.

I have been getting white itchybumps on the tip of my tongue since i was 8. I'm now 20. Can you tell what they could be? My doctors do not know.

Tongue Thrusting: Could be tongue thrusting, considering the duration. You may have other habits that the doctors may miss. Your occlusion needs to be checked, sleeping habits, diet, swallowing -- see another dentist or orthodontist. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, just two days ago i noticed a black small dot on the right side of my tongue , i don't smoke, im not taking any special medication. !?

Hi doctors, 
just two days ago i noticed a black small dot on the right side of my tongue , i don't smoke, im not taking any special medication. !?

Blood clot: Possibly you bit your tongue and developed a small blood clot which could appear black. Best bet is to let an oral surgeon or dentist look at it to be safe since there are other possibilities. ...Read more

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