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is a white tongue a sign of dehydration

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Topiramate : Those are all potential side effects of topiramate. Contact your doctor and ask him or her what to do.Best wishes. Info can be found at www.Drugs.Com ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
No: No to both parts of your question. See your Dentist about your tongue. See your PCP about your skin issues.

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV: Without knowing what your white tongue was due to it would be very unusual even for acute HIV infection to manifest itself 5 days after being infected ... Read More
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Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
See MD 2 Talk & Test: One cannot develop AIDS 5 days after exposure to HIV so let me reassure you that you did not get AIDS 5 days ago. That said you could have been expose ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not exactly sure: What info you are asking for. I will provide some anxiety sxs: feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders ; back), p ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Yes or: You may be a mouth-breather when you sleep and therefore your mouth would be dry and your throat could be sore. Also medications may dry your mouth a ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
21 years experience Dentistry
Depends: It would depend on why your tongue is white, how long it has been that way, and if there is any pain/soreness of the tongue. Anything from an oral ye ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Farr
Specializes in Dentistry
Several possiblities: White tongue could be something as simple as hairy tongue; in which case a tongue scraper is all you need. But is could also be a fungal infection. B ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Joseph Margheim
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
Thrush: It is probably thrush, which is a fungal infection. No generally contagious, but the question is why you have it. Generally seen only in infants and ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
YEAST: Sounds like you may have "thrush" a yeast infection! You need to see a Health Care Professional to prescribe an anti-fungal mouth wash...Your Dentist ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
White tongue may not: White tongue may not be yeast, especially if not discomfort. Yeast in the mouth is normal. Overgrowth is not; associated with recent antibiotic use, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
73 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Clarithromycin: Klaricid like any antibiotic kills good bacteria as well as bad ones. The good bacteria also inhibit thrush. Try yogurt and probiotic. If that fails ... Read More

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