Also known as Tongue Abnormality
Abnormal appearing tongue is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of abnormal appearing tongue are oral thrush (yeast infection), common cold, and obesity. Other possible causes, such as cold sore, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with abnormal appearing tongue, 56% report having fever, 48% report having skin rash, and 38% report having abnormal color of lips.
Patients with abnormal appearing tongue often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), hemoglobin a1c measurement, corneal transplant, procedures on spleen, removal of ectopic pregnancy, tracheostomy; temporary and permanent and diagnostic endocrine procedures .
|Complete physical skin exam performed (ML)|
|Other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation)||$101|
|Hemoglobin A1c measurement (Hemoglobin a1c test)|
|Procedures on spleen (Spleen operation)|
|Removal of ectopic pregnancy||$2075|
|Tracheostomy; temporary and permanent||$1300|
|Diagnostic endocrine procedures||$212|
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with abnormal appearing tongue include nystatin topical product, fluconazole (diflucan), amlexanox topical, simethicone (degas), hydrochlorothiazide / irbesartan, etodolac, atropine / diphenoxylate, benzonatate, clotrimazole topical, acyclovir, chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine, mecamylamine and grepafloxacin (raxar) .
Groups of people at highest risk for abnormal appearing tongue include age 1-4 years age < 1 years.