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Used klricid 500mg bd.now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can i develop taste buds?

Used klricid 500mg bd.now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can i develop taste buds?

Clarithromycin: Klaricid like any antibiotic kills good bacteria as well as bad ones. The good bacteria also inhibit thrush. Try yogurt and probiotic. If that fails might need medication for thrush. ...Read more

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Taste buds back of tongue normally large?

large taste buds: The taste buds at the back of the tongue on top are the ones that sense bitter foods/things but have a dentist look for a better diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if i ruined my tongue/taste buds?

Please elaborate: What exactly did you do to cause such damage? Is it physical or chemical in nature? If more info was included, a better answer could be given. Make an appointment with an ENT. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens to taste buds when tongue is burned?

Please help! what happens to taste buds when tongue is burned?

Burned tongue: They get burned as well. This may temporarily affect taste depending upon what part of the tongue was burned. You will heal and the taste should return to normal. ...Read more

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My taste buds on the tip of my tongue are turning brown what does that mean ?

My taste buds on the tip of my tongue are turning brown what does that mean ?

Benign self limiting: It is caused by build up of keratin on the taste buds.It can also be caused by smoking or hot beverages and best itreatment is to use tongue cleaner or scraperon a daily basis which will remove the keratin layer. ...Read more

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The taste buds on the tip of my tongue are always big, and tingly why is this?

The taste buds on the tip of my tongue are always big, and tingly why is this?

Lingual Papillae: Our taste buds are actually much farther back on our tongue. You are describing the "papillae" that are near the tip. Those can become irritated and inflamed if you burn them with hot foods, or consistently rub them against the edges of your front teeth, upper or lower. If you have a fractured edge of a tooth or tip of a cusp, visit your dentist so that surface can be polished. ...Read more

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Enlarged taste buds with white patches on tongue. What are some possibilities as to what may have caused this?

Enlarged taste buds with white patches on tongue. What are some possibilities  as to what may have caused this?

White patches: This could be any number of things, both normal and abnormal. An accurate answer and diagnosis requires additional information and a thorough clinical and visual examination. Any lesion in your mouth that does not resolve within 7-10 days needs to be examined. Call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my taste buds on my tongue turning completely white sometimes when i wake up in the morning?

Possible causes are: There are many things that can cause a coating on your tongue. Most often it is merely a plaque from bacteria, food debris, and dead cells. Some medications can also cause a buildup on the tongue. There are other, less likely conditions, such as lichen planus and fungal infections. In order to know for sure, it needs to be seen and diagnosed by a dentist. ...Read more

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