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Does alcohol cause your tongue to turn white?

Does alcohol cause your tongue to turn white?

Food debris: Typically it is food and bacterial debris that builds up on your tongue surface. Try cleaning your tongue with either a toothbrush or a tongue scraper. A heavy cottage cheese like coating could be a thrush infection and you need to see your dentist for this. ...Read more

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I have small red bump with small white tip white (i think) under my tongue? What can it be? I drink a lot of alcohol, could that be a cause

I have small red bump with  small white tip white (i think) under my tongue? What can it be? I drink a lot of alcohol, could that be a cause

Gland: Most likely a salivary duct that is irritated or partially blocked. If so, usually resolves itself. If persist for more than 10 days, get in to see your dentist and get a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I get white painful bumps on my tongue every time i drink beer. Is it a coincidence? Can alcohol cause that? I've never had herpes but could i on tong

I get white painful bumps on my tongue every time i drink beer. Is it a coincidence? Can alcohol cause that? I've never had herpes but could i on tong

Sensitivity to beer: Since u say it happens every time u drink beer, i would say that precludes it being a coincidence. I can't say for sure what ingredient in the beer is the offending agent, but clearly u r sensitive to something in beer. And "sensitive" u can read as "sort of allergic". It could be wheat, could be any number of things. Try switching brands. Try a diff't liquor, like spirits, to see if same thing ha. ...Read more

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I have a small white dot on the back left side of tongue don't smoke or chew and no alcohol use showed up last night ?

I have a small white dot on the back left side of tongue don't smoke or chew and no alcohol use showed up last night ?

Small white dot: These types of situations require a one on one clinical evaluation by a local dentist. Schedule an appointment. ...Read more

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Should alcohol infect my tongue piercing?

No but...: I recomend to remove the piercing because research tells us one out of three will have a serious fracture of a tooth resulting in a lost tooth or worse. Infections can move thru the planes to access the heart covering. After you know the risks and want the piercing be aware of any infection and take action immediately.... ...Read more

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Is alcohol considered appropriate after tongue cancer?

Is alcohol considered appropriate after tongue cancer?

No: I would tell you to avoid it completely. Tongue cancers are associated with papilloma virus, tobacco use (smoking, chewing), poor dental hygiene, poor nutrition, some vitamin deficiencies, other topical irritants and alcohol! ...Read more

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My lips and the top of the tongue is numb from alcohol, should I be concerned?

My lips and the top of the tongue is numb from alcohol, should I be concerned?

Numb tongue and lips: Numbness of any kind is not normal. You should check with your doctor, but i would assume this is a warning sign that you shouldn't drink alcohol. Or at least, you should not drink that particular type of alcohol. ...Read more