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Doctor insights on: Green Tongue Diagnosis

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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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What does it mean when a babie has a greens pots on tongue?

What does it mean when a babie has a greens pots on tongue?

Candida ????: Green tongue could indicates certain things . Candida is one of them especially if the child had cold or flu and was given an antibiotic.Or could be due to excessive growth of bacteria or yeast.Sometimes they call it hairy tongue. Have the pediatrician check it out. ...Read more

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What does it maen when my tongue turns green and i feel lethargic? Dont feel well, no appetite and i feel cruddy

You : You may be suffering from black hairy tongue, which can manifest itself in other colors including brown, yellow, or green. Are you sick? Are you taking any antibiotics for a cold? See the below write up for more info. ...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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My tongue is a whiteish green colour what is this caused by and how do i get rid of it?

My tongue is a whiteish green colour what is this caused by and how do i get rid of it?

Maybe okay, but...: 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

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My tongue is green and it just turned this color today. I got my tongue pierced a couple weeks ago.

My tongue is green and it just turned this color today. I got my tongue pierced a couple weeks ago.

Possible infection: Green tongue associated with piercing may mean infection. Other transient causes include mouth washes and green dyed candy. If persists check with physician. ...Read more

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Ive just come back from africa and the top of my tongue is green and purple. What could this be?

See your doctor: Not sure what this is, but I would see your doctor for a physical exam. Also, ask about a nearby travel medicine clinic. They may be able to help. Welcome home. ...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