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Causes Of White Tongue
Are there any hormonal conditions that may cause a white tongue? My tongue looks whitish. Not in a patch, not rough, not painful, uniformally.
What could cause a white tongue?. I always have a tongue with raised lines on the inside of cheeks, and the edges of the tongue are uneven/rough.
Filiform papillae: The white coating and scalloping tongue is caused by debris and bacteria lodged between the enlarged and sometimes inflamed filiform papillae. The raised lines on the inside of cheeks is due to night teeth clenching. Keep a good oral hygiene and see your dentist for night guard fabrication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Depends: If the white tongue is due to a yeast infection, an anti-fungal may be of value. It needs to be assessed by a primary healthcare provider to set you on the best treatment course. The wrong antibiotic could be of no help or make it worse. The domperidone isn't likely much of a factor. ...Read more
Many things: Many things can contribute to a white coating on the tongue. We frequently see this with nasal conditions that cause one to breath through the mouth. Other common causes include thrush and geographic tongue. Consider using a tongue scraper to remove the coating. You should see you doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can zithromax 1mg single use power packet be the cause of my white tongue? It's been a month since i drank it and 2 weeks since i noticed my tongue.
Can albuterol cause white tongue?. Asth not well controlled,use about 5x/day. I've had oral thrush from predn b4, this doesnt look or feel the same.
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