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What type of doctor treats the tongue?

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

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 type of doctor treats tongue cancer?

Which type of doctor treats tongue cancer?

Oral Surgeon: This is usually treated by an oral surgeon and other doctors if any post surgical treatments are needed. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats trigeminal neuralgia? Pain on right side of my tongue and awhile back right side of face.

What type of doctor treats trigeminal neuralgia? Pain on right side of my tongue and awhile back right side of face.

A Medical Doctor: Pain from trigeminal neuralgia can result from more than one source. You need to find a physician who is very familiar with this disorder. Evaluation and treatment may require several different approaches before arriving at a satisfactory solution. I would suggest beginning with a neurologist. ...Read more

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What type of doctor or dentist do you recommend to treat burning mouth syndrome?

What type of doctor or dentist do you recommend to treat burning mouth syndrome?

See a dentist first: This can be something simple or something difficult to diagnose. Your dentist can evaluate you and recommend some treatment alternatives. If necessary, he will refer you to a doctor to see if there are any systemic causes, such as vitamin deficiency or side effects of medication you may be taking. ...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 kind of doctor treats bumps on the tongue?

What kind of doctor treats bumps on the tongue?

Dentist: More specifically, an oral surgeon can give you an opinion, if you dont want to see your general dentist. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats tongue sore?

What kind of doctor treats tongue sore?

Dentist: You can see your dentist for a sore on your tongue. ...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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I found a black spot on center of my tongue. What type of doctor should I go see?

I found a black spot on center of my tongue. What type of doctor should I go see?

Black spot: Please start with a phone call to your Primary doctor. Most likely he/she will have you come to the clinic. Hope all goes well! ...Read more

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What type of doctor should I see for evaluation of a sensitive cyst/lesion in mouth under tongue? Red/clear with a little white inside. & how urgent?

What type of doctor should I see for evaluation of a sensitive cyst/lesion in mouth under tongue? Red/clear with a little white inside. & how urgent?

See your dentist.: The dentist is the appropriate doctor to evaluate oral lesions. If it is something new, then I would have it evaluated promptly. Good luck. ...Read more

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My tongue has a yellow film on it for 5 months now. The doctor gave me a medicine to treat a yeast infection but it didn't help. What else could it be?

My tongue has a yellow film on it for 5 months now. The doctor gave me a medicine to treat a yeast infection but it didn't help. What else could it be?

Does it bother you?: What i mean is besides the fact that you have a yellow film does it bother you at all? If you're not having pain irritation burning or any other symptoms then forget about it. It is amazing how different people's tongues can look at various times. Frequently what you eat and drink can affect how your tongue looks. Acids can especially alter the tongues appearance. ...Read more

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Some red spots on my tongue as swelling,so what type of medicines and doctor consult(dentist,ent etc) good for me. and also white layer build on?

Some red spots on my tongue as swelling,so what type of medicines and doctor consult(dentist,ent etc) good for me. and also white layer build on?

Thrush?: The way you are describing the lesion I would think it's Thrush, a fungus infection, Not only the treatment needed for it, the cause for it needs to be found. It's very unusual to have Thrush in Immunocompetent people, although stress, Diabetes and some medication could cause that. You can see a Family Medicine doctor or an Internist. ...Read more

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Please recommend me a doctor who can treat mouth fungus disease?

Please recommend me a doctor who can treat mouth fungus disease?

Dentist or physician: Any dentist or any physician can diagnose and treat mouth fungus also called Candida albicans.This condition occurs when your immune system is weak. The administration of appropriate antifungal agents is a common treatment for the mouth fungus. Take care. ...Read more

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