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Tongue Pain, Tongue Burning, Glossitis

  • Causes
  • Burning Tongue with no lesions
  1. Burning Mouth Syndrome
  2. Tobacco Abuse
  3. Early non-specific Glossitis
  4. Menopausal Glossitis
  5. Heavy metal Poisoning
  6. Diabetes Mellitus
  • Causes
  • Tongue Pain from deep lesion
  1. Sialolithiasis of submaxillary or Sublingual Gland
  2. Foreign body
  3. Myositis of lingual muscles
  4. Trichinosis
  5. Periostitis of Hyoid Bone
  6. Lingual muscle neoplasm
  • Causes
  • Tongue Pain from localized superficial lesions
  1. Tongue biting
  2. Lingual frenulum Trauma
  3. Dental ulcer
  4. Foreign body (e.g. fish bone)
  5. Ranula
  6. Epithelioma or carcinoma
  7. Tuberculosis ulcer
  8. Herpes Simplex Stomatitis
  9. Vincent's Stomatitis (ANUG)
  10. Leukoplakia
  11. Candida albicans (Thrush)
  12. Vesiculoerosive lesions
    1. Pemphigoid
    2. Pemphigus Vulgaris
    3. Erythema Multiforme
  • Causes
  • Tongue Pain from generalized disease