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Black hairy tongue

Black hairy tongue: Introduction

Black hairy tongue: The occurrence of a hairy tongue where the papillae are brown or black. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Black hairy tongue, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Black hairy tongue:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Black hairy tongue. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Definitions of Black hairy tongue:

Black hairy tongue is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Black hairy tongue, or a subtype of Black hairy tongue, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Detailed list of causes of Black hairy tongue

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How Common are these Causes of Black hairy tongue?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Black hairy tongue. Of the 4 causes of Black hairy tongue that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 3 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Black hairy tongue:

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Medical Conditions associated with Black hairy tongue:

Tongue symptoms (430 causes), Hairy Tongue (9 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Hairiness (189 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes)

Symptoms related to Black hairy tongue:

Tongue rash (5 causes), Tongue pain, Tongue numbness, Tongue symptoms (430 causes), Bad taste in mouth (16 causes), Taste symptoms (94 causes), Lingua villosa nigra (4 causes), Defective desquamation of the filiform papillae, Poor oral hygiene, Therapeutic radiation, Glossopyrosis, Burning tongue, Candida albicans, Halitosis (89 causes), Hypertrophy of filiform papillae, Tobacco use, Coffee drinking, Tea drinking

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