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Glossitis: Introduction

Glossitis: This is where there is inflammation of the tongue. See detailed information below for a list of 55 causes of Glossitis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Glossitis:

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

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Causes of Types of Glossitis:

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Glossitis: Symptom Checker

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Glossitis Treatments

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Glossitis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Glossitis may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Glossitis

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Glossitis: Deaths

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Glossitis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Glossitis

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Causes of Glossitis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Glossitis as a symptom include:

Definitions of Glossitis:

Inflammation of the tongue.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Inflammation of the tongue
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Glossitis:

The list of organs typically affected by Glossitis may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Glossitis

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How Common are these Causes of Glossitis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Glossitis. Of the 55 causes of Glossitis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Glossitis:

The following list of conditions have 'Glossitis' 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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Causes of Glossitis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Glossitis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Glossitis?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Glossitis, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Glossitis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Glossitis:

    Tongue symptoms (430 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Glossitis:

    Tongue pain, Tongue symptoms (430 causes), Mouth infection (10 causes), Tongue ulcers (24 causes), Tongue inflammation, Tongue infection, Vitamin B12 defeciency, Beefy tongue, Tongue swelling (251 causes), Smooth tongue (15 causes)

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