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Antibiotics Cause White Tongue
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Yes: If you are having a reaction to an antibiotic this symptom can occur. Pinpoint when this started in reference to how long you've been taking antibiotics. Make sure you follow up with the provider who wrote the prescription and they will likely have you stop taking the meds if they are truly the cause of the reaction. ...Read more
Does wisdom tooth cause white patches in mouth, a hole like infection behind molar, red tonsils, slightly hurt side of tongue?
Can allergic rhinitis cause phlegm to irritate your throat & cause white spots on back of throat? & can phlegm discolor your tongue?
No: allergic rhinitis won't cause white spots on the back of your throat or discolor your to tongue, it can cause irritation of your throat from the post nasal drainage , if you have sore throat with the above symptoms better see your doctor, also you might be a mouth breather due to blocked nose, that can lead to discoloration of your tongue, better see your doctor to help you with the cough & insomnia ...Read more
Sore throat, white lumpy tonsils, red spots on the roof of mouth, nasty taste, with an abcess on the uvula, also some white spots, what's wrong with me?
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 include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). ...Read more
Multiple causes: Nutritional deficiencies, reduced health status, immune compromise, overgrowth of candida albicans, exposure to wide spectrum antibiotics are potential causes. The red spots are probably taste buds, the white parts foliate papilla, parton the tongue that is normally pink. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently had a viral infection. Noticed white roof of mouth, furry white tongue, and yellow/red/white spots at back of mouth.
Constant sweet taste in mouth & white coating on my tongue. What could cause this? How can I treat it?
Back of tongue has a sore, enlarged taste buds & white coating. Tried tongue scraper but didn't get rid of coating, only made tongue bleed. Pls help!
I have swollen circumvallate papillae like blisters back of my tongue& Red &yellow sores on soft palate.can't take antibiotics cause im allergic.helpp?
Treat topically: Knowing what antibiotics that you are allergic to would be helpful. A prescription mouth rinse containing chlorhexidine gluconate may be helpful.. An over the counter rinse of kaopectate and benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help. An examination by a dentist or physician is in order! good luck getting the help you need.! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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