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A 30-year-old male asked:

white covered tongue all my life or since i can remember anyway im now 30 it's not thick or yellow but the whole tongue covered should i worry ?

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Dr. Robert Stachler
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Enlongated papilla: Use a tongue rake and brush your tongue when you brush your teeth. Eat a balanced diet. This is not anything to worry about. Good luck and do not sweat it.

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