Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Symptoms » Tongue discoloration

Tongue discoloration

Tongue discoloration: Introduction

Tongue discoloration: discoloration of the tongue. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Tongue discoloration, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

» Review Causes of Tongue discoloration: Causes | Symptom Checker »

Causes of Tongue discoloration:

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

» Review Causes of Tongue discoloration: Causes | Symptom Checker »

Common Causes of Tongue discoloration

Tongue discoloration: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Tongue discoloration, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

Symptom Checker

Symptom Checker

Tongue discoloration Treatments

Review further information on Tongue discoloration Treatments.

Tongue discoloration: Animations

Medications or substances causing Tongue discoloration:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Tongue discoloration as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Tongue discoloration: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:

Research the causes of related medical symptoms such as:

Causes of Similar Symptoms to Tongue discoloration

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Tongue discoloration:

Tongue discoloration: Deaths

Read more about causes and Tongue discoloration deaths.

Misdiagnosis and Tongue discoloration

Poorly healing leg rashes a classic sign of chronic disease: Recurring leg rashes, or poorly healing leg rashes, are a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes, particularly of Type more »

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and more »

Tongue discoloration: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

Other ways to find a doctor, or use doctor, physician and specialist online research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Tongue discoloration

Research extensive quality ratings and patient safety measures for hospitals, clinics and medical facilities in health specialties related to Tongue discoloration:

Detailed list of causes of Tongue discoloration

The list below shows some of the causes of Tongue discoloration mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Tongue discoloration?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Tongue discoloration. Of the 10 causes of Tongue discoloration that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Tongue discoloration:

The following list of conditions have 'Tongue discoloration' 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.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Tongue discoloration or choose View All.


Join in at the forums

Ask or answer a question about symptoms or diseases at one of our free interactive user forums.

Medical story forums: If you have a medical story then we want to hear it.

See a list of all the medical forums

Causes of Tongue discoloration Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Tongue discoloration:

    Medical Conditions associated with Tongue discoloration:

    Tongue symptoms (430 causes), Tongue rash (5 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Rash (1165 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Tongue discoloration:

    Black tongue, Jaundice (789 causes), Anemia (926 causes), Scarlet fever, Kawasaki disease (5 causes), Candidiasis, Riboflavin deficiency, Iron supplementation

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

    Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:

    These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Tongue discoloration

    Medical research papers related to Tongue discoloration include:

    Research More Evidence-Based Medicine at

    More Ways To Research Medical Signs and Symptoms:


    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise