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Red tongue: Redness or inflammation of the tongue. See detailed information below for a list of 41 causes of Red tongue, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Red tongue. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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The list of organs typically affected by Red tongue may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Red tongue mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Red tongue. Of the 41 causes of Red tongue that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Red tongue' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Red tongue, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
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Subtypes of Red tongue:
Medical Conditions associated with Red tongue:
Tongue symptoms (430 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Red tongue:
Sore tongue (112 causes), Tongue symptoms (430 causes), Mouth pain (142 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Taste symptoms (94 causes), Scarlet fever, Kawasaki disease (5 causes), Riboflavin deficiency, Glossitis (55 causes), Upper respiratory tract infections
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