• Mouth
  • This coating has been identified as a major contributing factor in bad breath (halitosis), which can be managed by brushing the tongue gently with a toothbrush or using special oral hygiene instruments such as tongue scrapers or mouth brushes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burning mouth syndrome - this chronic pain disorder commonly involves the tongue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pseudomembraneous candidiasis can involve any part of the mouth, but usually it appears on the tongue, buccal mucosae or palate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tongue soreness caused by glossitis is differentiated from burning mouth syndrome, where there is no identifiable change in the appearance of the tongue, and there are no identifiable causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • median
  • Hemangioma Glossitis - some types of glossitis are caused by infections, e.g. median rhomboid glossitis (Candida species), "strawberry tongue" (seen in scarlet fever), and syphlitic glossitis (seen in tertiary syphilis). (wikipedia.org)
  • sides
  • The sides (lateral) and undersurface (ventral) of the tongue are high risk sites for the development of oral cancer, most commonly squamous cell carcinoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • teeth
  • Exposure to irritants such as spicy food or tobacco or rubbing the tongue over teeth that are broken or uneven may cause irritant and pain. (sharecare.com)
  • Burning
  • The appearance of the tongue in iron deficiency anemia has been described as diffuse or patchy atrophy with tenderness or burning. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • Glossitis Oral lichen planus Hypoglossal nerve weakness can cause atrophy and fasciculation of the tongue. (wikipedia.org)
  • appearance
  • The clinical appearance is considerably varied in both the orientation, number, depth and length of the fissure pattern. (wikipedia.org)
  • Caviar tongue - the veins underneath the tongue can become dilated and prominent, giving the undersurface of the tongue a caviar like appearance. (wikipedia.org)
  • edges
  • or scalloped edges you might just be biting down and creating the edge on your tongue . (natvim.com)
  • oral
  • Is my tongue too big for my oral cavity? (natvim.com)
  • Oral hairy leukoplakia (seen in people with immunosuppression, caused by Epstein-Barr virus) Oral candidiasis can affect the tongue. (wikipedia.org)