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Why does a layer of orange form on my tongue after drinking

A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
No worries: Not to worry. Likely some slight remnants of the bleeding . Try scraping your tongue with floss or your toothbrush. Easy way is to stick your tongue w... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Bumps on tongue: hello ~ these painful bumps on the tongue occur very frequently in all of us and they are usually due to reactivation of a virus we get as kids and ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
How can you be sensitive to one food out of many in a group but not others? They are analogous but not homologous, similar but not identical. You woul... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Burress
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Unclear: "Lumps" in throat are difficult to ascertain what they are without physically visualizing them. Need to be evaluated by physician.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Aphthous stomatitis: "Canker" sores become evident when exposed to any acidic material. They were already present. The juice did NOT cause them, only called your attention... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Acid reaction: He is likely sensitive to the acidity in the orange juice and develops a rash afterwards. It may get a little worse with time if he drinks a lot of OJ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
White tongue common: The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, ; not always due to disease. Causes of a tongue that looks white includ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: You can even buy orange flavored milk in some places...
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
It is temporary: Our tongue is prone to get affected by what we eat and drink. There are many viruses that can cause sores on the tongue. Most often our immune system ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Doubtful: I suppose any sugary drink that is consumed to excess might trigger diabetes or enough weight gain to complicate delivery.However, by itself, i don't... Read More

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