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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Farmer
37 years experience Internal Medicine
You need evaluation: This could be as simple as a yeast infection of your mouth but when you are producing blood speckled mucous I would be very worried about more serious ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Brush tongue: Try brushing your tongue to remove the coating. Usually there is food and bacterial debris on the tongue that causes the coating. Allergies and po ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Suggestion: I would suggest scraping it off with a brush or better yet a tongue scrapper... If it does not come off or the halitosis does not improve... See you ... Read More
Dr. Kari Sakurai
31 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist : Your may be suffering from post nasal drip which can cause a thick white coating on your tongue especially notable when you wake in the morning. Bacte ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Keller
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Need more info: 1) How often, and why, are you taking flagyl? 2) Do you get similar white coating or discharge on other mucus membranes, such as the vagina or anus? ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Schaffer
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Post nasal drip: check out "Understanding LPR" on You Tube. This describes the most common cause of PND and tongue irritation, silent reflux. If you can modify your l ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Your GI: YOUR TONGUE MOST OF THE TIME REPRESENT OR A REFLEXION LIKE A MIRROR TO YOUR GI SYSTEM YOU NEED TO CHECK YOUR GI SYSTEM ,DIARRHEA VS CONSTIPATION, FOO ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Dental evaluation: In order to keep your tongue clean and healthy, use a tongue scraper every day. The numb tongue could be one of many things, either dental or medical ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Morning breath: If you're thirsty when you wake up - you're undoubtedly dehydrated (which happens normally after not drinking for 8 hrs or so) - perhaps you're a litt ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: The average, normal person does not have a white coating on his or her tongue.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 years experience Dentistry
Brush it: Maybe....So bring all of your baked goods down to my office! seriously, i doubt you have a big problem, but see your dentist to confirm. Geographic t ... Read More

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