You might not know that the symptoms of having a disease are shown in different ways, and one of them is your mouth, specifically the tongue. The tongue is very helpful for physicians whengiving a diagnose, because signs of a hepatitis C,bad intestines performance, cold, fever or headaches can be seenon the tongue.
A healthy person’s tongue should be pink, clean and covered with small bumps that help us recognize tastes.
If your tongue is white, red or black, this is an indication that something is wrongwith the body.
A swollen tongue usually means that you have some kind of allergies and a dark tongue can indicate that you areexcessively using antibiotics or symptoms of AIDS.
Sleek and sturdy tongue suggests a lack of vitamin B12.Long ridges on the tongue are an indicator that you might have syphilis – sexually transmitted disease.
Bumps, sores or sudden bleeding on the tongue are the most serious things that can be seen on the tongue, which indicates tongue cancer.
Very helpful software was designed by few Indian doctors, which works with using a digital image which is obtained by the mentioned software, physicians can easily detect if there has been a change in the texture, color or bloating of the tongue. Until now the software is able to recognize 14 different states, and the doctors hope to develop a similar program very soon, that will be able to acquire the same data from the eyes.
Scientists confirmed that a thick, but long tongue can be a cause of snoring.