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is white patches on tongue a symptom of thrush

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Bad mouth taste: May be early candida or from sinusitis. Sometimes you can have sinusitis without actually having pain in the sinus. May also be from gingivitis/pe ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Thrush: Thrush would be white patches on the tongue, or inside the lips and mouth. It is a yeast infection that would need medication to treat. what you are ... Read More
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Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
See Your Doctor Now: Age of infant not given. Oral Thrush is caused by overgrowth of Candida, (yeast); is common in healthy babies. White patches can be seen coating the o ... Read More
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Dr. Alissa Zenack
21 years experience Pediatrics
Oral thrush?: Thrush is common in infants and occurs because the immune system needs to mature. On examination, the baby will have white plaque like lesions on the ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
19 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: It is hard to tell without a clinical exam. Oral lichen planus, oral thrush, leukoplakia are some of the possible conditions. You should see a dentis ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Thrush is: TREATABLE whereas GEOGRAPHIC tongue is a NORMAL variant! Speak with your Primary Care Provider who may prescribe NYSTATIN mouth wash to see what effec ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Needs to be seen: Unfortunately this requires a one on one clinical exam. See a local dentist to have that area evaluated. Or you can just wait 2 weeks to see if it goe ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Oral thrush in adult: Adults with intact immune system do not normaly get thrush on the tongue.From your description it seems you have some oyher condition of your tongue a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
probably: It causes change in ability to taste food, swelling of the tongue overgrowth of the gums, dry mouth, increased saliva, trouble swallowing it probably ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Winget
18 years experience Dentistry
Callous or plaque: Most plaque buildup on your tongue turns white. If you have a lot of irritation on the tongue due to dental plaque you can build a callous. This wil ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: It would be unusual for a healthy young male to have lingual thrush. I suspect that the white coating is not a yeast infection and is not pathological ... Read More
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