A 20-year-old female asked:
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Does white coating on tongue and pink/redness tiny bumps at back of tongue and redness at the back of mouth mean something serious?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Serious=no: It could mean thrush, which is a minor yeast infection or just milk solids retained on the rough tongue skin. If it is there & irritating it can be easily treated when you decide to have it evaluated.
Answered on May 21, 2019
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