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Why did i wake up with bright green tongue?

Why did i wake up with bright green tongue?

Something external: Check to see what you may have eaten or drank at bedtime last night, including toothpaste or mouthwash. These can have an effect, especially if you are a mouth breather and have dried it to your tongue. If there is no obvious cause of the "green", you should have your dentist check it out. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a green tongue be due to acid reflux?

Please tell me, could a green tongue be due to acid reflux?

Possibly: Gastric reflux can influence the look of the surface of the tongue as it results in acids in the mouth that don't normally belong there. Different foods and medications can also influence tongue surfaces. ...Read more

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I have had a green tongue for three days after a cold and chest virus, what should I do about it?

Green tongue: Not much. You might try brushing it gently with your toothbrush, but suspect this will clear up spontaneously with time. If it does not, see your dentist or family doctor. ...Read more

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Green tongue I have had a green tongue for three days since suffering from a cold and chest virus, why is this and what should I do about it?

Green tongue I have had a green tongue for three days since suffering from a cold and chest virus, why is this and what should I do about it?

Maybe normal: A green tongue with a cold maybe due to over-the-counter medication you were using or lozenges. If your symptoms continue you should see a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Did not eat or drink anything before bed and woke up with green tongue. Feeling tired an out of breath lately also. What could cause this ?

Did not eat or drink anything before bed and woke up with green tongue. Feeling tired an out of breath lately also. What could cause this ?

See your doctor : This is one of those conditions that no one will be able to diagnose without doing an examination, so see your physician, and if you aren't getting regular dental care, that should happen too. There are a number of conditions that could involve those symptoms, and there could be more going on that you realize. Many times there could be a connection between the oral and physical symptoms. ...Read more

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My 16month old baby has green tongue after taking erythromycin, is this a side effect of the antibiotic or something else?

My 16month old baby has green tongue after taking erythromycin, is this a side effect of the antibiotic or something else?

Probably: Antibiotics change the bacterial balance in all parts of the body. In all likelihood this is due to the antibiotics. See your childs pediatricians to see if treatment is needed. ...Read more

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Pale green tongue towards back of throat no whites spots or bumps no trouble swallowing or any thing what could it be no sore throat?

Pale green tongue towards back of throat no whites spots or bumps no trouble swallowing or any thing what could it be no sore throat?

Just a thought: but SINUSES drain into the nose/throat in that area and PNEUMOCOCCAL infection in sinuses produces a greenish/yellow PUS. Hope it helps....just guessing! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a green tongue, a sore throat, runny nose and I can't talk and I've had this cold for about 5 days! help?

I have a green tongue, a sore throat, runny nose and I can't talk and I've had this cold for about 5 days! help?

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP after 7-8 days or so. ...Read more