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Grey Mark On Tongue
Not without an exam: Bumps and lesions really need an exam and can not be diagnosed over the computer. In the case of tongue lesions, it may even need a biopsy for definitive diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Hello, my son is 12 years old and woke up this morning with a white small spot on the of the tongue. Later on it turn to grey and painful!
What can cause a yellow & grey furry tongue every morning, that tastes like you've licked a pool table?
Mouth breathing: Also see prior answers.Get a more detailed answer ›
Could be a host: Of reasons. Best to consult with a dentist if you haven't been to one recently and exercise very good oral hygiene including brushing your tongue. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Horrible taste in mouth for years and seems to be from back of tongue. Tongue in morning is grey/ white and when I brush the back still white. Sicknes?
A white tongue is usually an indication of the body being toxic. Since you say this has been going on for years I believe you have a chronic condition. Your also need nutritional counseling
see physician for a check up
go to natdent. Com take the symptom survey test send me the resultes [email protected] Com. ...Read more
I'm curing from candida albican but I have in middle of tongue raised red and grey small pupils and they are not painful and won't disappear.
Anxiety is killing me. Pea sized lump on palate above #13-14 tooth. Not midline. Get harder when pressing with tongue. #14 is half gray. Trauma before?
Now is the time!: Don't let the anxiety bug you! Fortunately, there has been much technological advancement in diagnosis of strange bumps in mouth. Most likely you will not need invasive procedure to find out. Scan technology also makes it easier to see the "lump" under the gum, in 3-d. A special light may be employed to ensure the lump is not cancerous. So visit your dentist/oral surgeon and get peace of mind! ...Read more
My 3 month old has a thick white coating on his tongue which gradually formed grey spots. Looks like mold! Thrush or molding milk?
Hi, so my tongue feels sore, sandy, swollen and bumpy, white/grey color, roof of mouth feels swollen. I have been around a lot of sawdust lately too?
Protection needed: If this environment is going to continue to be yours, you NEED to get and use a mask of sufficient rating to protect your mucus membranes. It's essential! Check online or at a library or Dr's office for advice on one. Also if good cleansing w/ water, non-alcohol mouthwash and rest doesn't fix it in a day, see a Dr or go to ER. You might be allergic. Be careful! ...Read more
White/grey thin oval painful spot under tongue, gone in a week, surrounded by red area, faded away, didn't bust/pop, think was canker sore, safe to kiss?
It is safe: If no lesion is present, it is safe to kiss. ...Read more
Colored tongue: Without the ability to see your tongue and examine you the best thing to do would be to show it to your dentist. This may be due to superficial bacterial or fungal overgrowth. You might try using your toothbrush twice a day on the surface of the tongue and see if that helps. Good luck. ...Read more
I had a grey/blue phlegm come out of my mouth this morning while coughing. Don't smoke and don't live around any heavy pollution. Fluke or problem? :/
So I have Pica and I ate some brittle grey rock at a creek. I'm wondering if I'll get some type of disease. It left a weird egg taste in my mouth.
Do I have Sjögren? Results: SSA (Ro) 5.67U/ml, SSB (La) 4.10U/ml (Ref. <4.00 negative, 4.00-6.00 gray zone, >6.00 positive). Dry mouth, anxiety 5 months
I have had a bad taste in my mouth and smell a gross scent. I am getting a mucus from my nose which is grey. I have alsohad a fever for two days. I do not smoke. What could it be?
I have a mouth ulcer that has turned green. Is that bad or is it okay? I have read that they should be red, yellow, or gray. Does green mean it is infected or something?
Again, this is a question that requires you to go see the dentist.
It cannot be answered over the internet. ...Read more
Probably not.: Salt, spices and acids such as citrus fruits can cause the tongue to swell. As long as it is mild swelling and not making breathing a problem, you probably have nothing to worry about. You may wish to avoid too much salt so the problem won't occur often. ...Read more
I am having oral fungus i. E on tongue and inner side of my cheeks what should I do I am having this from seven months?
Dentist & physician: See an oral surgeon or an oral pathologist for a consultation. There may or may not also be medical considerations complicating matters, so you may have to see a physician as well. There are medications to treat this. ...Read more
I woke e up this morning with a black tongue I'm 50 years old and this morning my tongue was completely black
Likely PFMs: How old are they? Is the color mostly at the gums? Pfm's are porcelain fused to metal crowns so there is a layer of metal under the pocelain that can transmit light through the porcelain where it is thin. If this is the case then you could have them replaced with metal free crowns for esthetics. ...Read more
Black Tongue: Black 'hairy' tongue can be caused by lengthening of the bumps on the end of the tongue, or papillae. They are often rubbed away with eating but can become longer and get stained by food or tobacco products. Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can also cause the appearance of a black tongue within 24 hours of use. ...Read more
Not supposed to be: The surface is covered with little bumps (filliform papillae) which contain taste buds. In the back are bigger bulge-y bumps (vallate papillae). A smooth tongue (bald) is an abnormal finding, a sign of (often) nutritional deficiency, e.g. Iron, folate, (folic acid) b vitamin including b12, riboflavin (b2), b6, or niacin. Other causes as well. ...Read more
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