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Abnormal appearing tongue

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.

What causes it?

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.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

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 .

Common Medications

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) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for abnormal appearing tongue include age 1-4 years age < 1 years.

Age

< 1 years
12.9x
1-4 years
1.8x
5-14 years
1.0x
15-29 years
0.4x
30-44 years
0.3x
45-59 years
0.3x
60-74 years
1.0x
75+ years
0.6x

Sex

Male
1.1x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.3x
Hispanic
1.1x
White
0.9x
Other
0.5x
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