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acid reflux tongue coating

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Celia Padron
38 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Many causes: yes acid reflux can cause a white tongue but it as also accompanied by other symptoms like heartburn. white tongue can be cause also by medications, ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
It's possible...: ...To get a coating on the tongue as a sign of severe acid reflux. However, there are many other reasons why your tongue could have an appearance of a ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Epstein
47 years experience in Dentistry
Probably yes: It will not cause a dry tongue but may a cause bitter taste. Over a period of time untreated acid reflux may dissolve the outer layer, enamel, of the ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience in Dentistry
Sulfur: Acid reflux causes sulfur to be released in your system thus a yellow tongue.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No: A geographic tongue does not cause acid reflux from the stomach. A geographic tongue is probably not capable of causing stomach symptoms... but that ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Shank
12 years experience in Dentistry
Doubtful: I've never heard of this happening. While i suppose it's possible, i doubt this is what's causing your burning tongue.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Whiteness tongue: If the white areas on the tongue are like cottage cheese and wipe off and under them is a reddish base, you could have candida oralis. This can be e ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience in Dentistry
Possibly: Gastric reflux can influence the look of the surface of the tongue as it results in acids in the mouth that don't normally belong there. Different fo ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Possible causes: some medications such as Pepto Bismol that contain bismuth can cause a black/brown discoloration, chewing tobacco, smoking, certain foods.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
27 years experience in Gastroenterology
Acid reflux: You may be referring to carafate (sucralfate) slurry.

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