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Glossary for Tongue ulcers

Medical terms related to Tongue ulcers or mentioned in this section include:

  • Aphthous Ulcer: Small area of erosion in the mucosa of the mouth and tongue causing a painful, shallow lesion.
  • Bejel: An infectious disease related to syphilis but is transmitted through nonsexual skin contact. Often starts with a sore in the mouth and then progresses to affect the skin and bones.
  • Bleeding symptoms: Any type of bleeding symptoms.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Canker sores: Ulcers of the mouth or nearby areas
  • Chemical poisoning -- Sulfuric Acid: Sulfuric Acid is a chemical used mainly in car batteries and in the fur and leather industries. It is a significant component of air pollution and results in the production of "acid rain". Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Decreased folate: Decrease in one of the B vitamins required for red blood cell production
  • Dental symptoms: Symptoms affecting teeth or mouth area.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Gingivostomatitis: Mouth infection typically from first exposure to cold sores and subsequent viral HSV-1 infection.
  • Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease: Common contagious viral infant or child condition
  • Hand-Foot-Mouth Syndrome: An infectious viral disease caused by the coxsackievirus A. The disease is characterized by the development of blisters in the mouth and on hands and feet. The disease is spread by contact with body fluids from an infected person and the incubation period is 3 - 7 days. The infection is most common in children under the age of ten but can occur in teenagers and sometimes in adults.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Herpesvirus: A group of DNA viruses that occur in humans
  • Histoplasmosis: Lung infection from fungus Histoplasma capsulatum
  • Mouth cancer: Any cancer that occurs in the mouth
  • Mouth conditions: Any condition that affects the mouth
  • Mouth pain: Pain or burning of the mouth
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Mouth ulcers: Ulcers or sores in the mouth region.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Oral thrush: Oral thrush is a fungal infection of the mouth.
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Sjogren's Syndrome: Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands.
  • Sore tongue: Pain or soreness of the tongue
  • Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Aggressive skin cancer arising due to sun exposure; lesions are locally invasive to surrounding tissues and may metastasise
  • Swallowing difficulty: Difficulty or pain when swallowing
  • Syphilis: A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms but further severe damage may occur to internal organs and other body tissues which can result in death.
  • Throat cancer: A malignancy in the throat
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Tongue Cancer: The majority of tongue cancers are squamous cell carcinomas. These arise from the lining that covers the muscles of the tongue
  • Tongue Conditions: Any condition that affects the tongue
  • Tongue symptoms: Symptoms affecting the tongue.
  • Tonsil cancer: A disorder characterised by malignancy that is located on the tonsils
  • Tonsil disorders: Any disorder that occurs on the tonsil
  • Tropical sprue: A rare digestive disease where the small intestine can't absorb nutrients properly.
  • Tuberculosis: Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung.
  • Ulcer: The sloughing of necrotic inflammatory tissue causing a local defect in the surface of an organ or tissue
  • Ulcers: A defect in epithelial tissue due to necrotic inflammation
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency: A deficiency of Vitamin B12 primarily causes anemias the body is unable to make sufficient quantities of normal red blood cells. Severe cases can lead to permanent nervous system problems. The vitamin B12 deficiency can result from absorption problems, insufficient dietary intake, certain medications (e.g. metformin), inherited conditions (e.g. transcobalamin deficiency) and certain chronic parasitic intestinal infestations.

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