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What causes median rhomboid glossitis?

Hi, I have had median rhomboid glossitis for two years now. One doctor told me it is caused by stress and/or hormone imbalance another told me it is from smoking. I am a light smoker and have been for some time. This condition did not respond to mouthwash. Why will this not heal and what do you think is the cause?
Tue, 1 Apr 2014
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Hello, Welcome Thanks for consulting HCM,

I have gone through your query, as you said you have Median rhomboid glossitis dont worry it can be caused by many factors , as your doctor has told it is caused by Stress , hormonal imbalance , this also caused by Vitmin deficiency, folic acid deficiency.

What I will suggest you that smoking also cause many diseases your Oral cavity , better you quit this habit it is good for your health.

For this median rhomboid glossitis you can take one Capsule vitamin B complex once daily for 15 days .

Take one capsule Antioxidants once daily for 15 days .

Maintain proper oral hygiene by regular brushing and use tongue cleaner .

Hope this will help you.

Wish you good health.
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