glossodynia

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pain in the tongue

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For the less tolerant, the word spice brings back memories of a burning tongue, watery eyes and the desperate desire to plunge into an icy swimming pool.
This can easily be treated with Nystatin lozenges available from your pharmacy; * Hairy leukoplakia - this is a common oral condition and appears as white lesions on the tongue (sometimes it can be the first sign of HIV); * Menopausal changes - some women find fluctuating hormone levels during menopause can bring about a condition known as burning tongue. This condition is incredibly common and although it can be distressing it is rarely indicative of a serious underlying condition; * Gonorrhoea - many infections are found on or under the tongue.
In con-trast, two-point discrimination on the tongue and palate did not change with ageing.45 In addition, Winkler S et al showed a considerable difference between elderly people and young people in regards to sensory perception.41 Furthermore, glossodynia or burning tongue is a common complaint of the aged individuals.12 Tongue anatomy and histology showed changes with ageing.
the burning tongue, the post-herpetic shingled brow--