Some common diseases that affect the tongue include leukoplakia, Kawasaki syndrome and oral thrush, according to MedicineNet. Leukoplakia and oral thrush can cause a white tongue, while Kawasaki syndrome can cause a red ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A patient should see a doctor if burning tongue disease, more commonly burning mouth syndrome, becomes unbearable. The syndrome is not fatal, and in many instances, the condition reverses itself within three to five year... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A pimple under the tongue is simply called a tongue pimple, explains WebMD. Tongue pimples appear when bacteria gets under the surface of the skin on the tongue. More »

Some lesions on the tongue include the white patches that are characteristic of leukoplakia and the cottage-cheese-like patches that are characteristic of thrush, according to WebMD. Oral lichen planus produces lesions t... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some causes of white spots on the tongue and in the mouth are leukoplakia, oral thrush and oral lichen planus, according to WebMD. Some leukoplakia patches may be an early symptom of cancer, although most are not, explai... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Symptoms of Kawasaki disease include red and swollen feet, hands, lips and tongue, fever, red eyes, and a body rash, according to WebMD. Additional symptoms include a fever lasting longer than five days and swollen lymph... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

MedicineNet provides a comprehensive, alphabetical listing of medical conditions, diseases and treatments. The database, which is posted on, is easy to use and provides medical listings in simple, non-med... More » Health Conditions & Diseases