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Red tongue

Red tongue: Introduction

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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Causes of Types of Red tongue:

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Red tongue: Symptom Checker

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Red tongue Treatments

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Stories from Users for Red tongue

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Message Boards for Red tongue

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Diagnostic tests for Red tongue:

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Red tongue: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Red tongue

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

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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Red tongue: Deaths

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Red tongue: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Red tongue

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Organs affected by Red tongue:

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Detailed list of causes of Red tongue

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How Common are these Causes of Red 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 Red tongue. Of the 41 causes of Red tongue that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Red tongue:

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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Causes of Red tongue Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Red tongue?

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

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

    Classifications of Red tongue:

    Subtypes of Red tongue:

    Red inflamed tongue (14 causes), Strawberry tongue (5 causes)

    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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