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Hypothyroidism And Yellow Coating On The Back Of The Tongue
The back of my tongue is stained yellow, with a whitish coating as well only on the back. I have terrible acid reflux, could that be the reason?
It's possible...: ...To get a coating on the tongue as a sign of severe acid reflux. However, there are many other reasons why your tongue could have an appearance of a coating. To sort it out, you should see your primary doctor or a gastroenterologist. In the mean time, try adding liquid or chewable antacids to your current anti-reflux regimen, while you are waiting for your appointment. 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
My tongue has a yellow coating on the sides and back of it. Was wondering what could cause this. I have been having body temperature issues recently.
I have red/white bumps on the back of my tongue with some white coating. Also yellow coating in middle of tongue with few bleeding taste buds.
I noticed yellow coating on my tongue also raised bumps in the back of my tongue. Along with burping. I'm going to the dr tomorrow. What could it be?
My tongue has had a thick yellow coating towards the back for the past 3 weeks and the dentist is concerned. What could it be?
I have a thin white coating on my tongue. Nothing thick, sometimes it looks a little yellow in the back. Scraping doesn't work and it doesn't hurt.
Brush tongue: The coating is plaque, the same thing that builds up on your teeth. Brushing your to gue or using a tongue scraper will remove it. But must like the plaque on your teeth it will keep co inge back. It can be worse when you are sick, like with a cold or virus, or certain foods. Some people have more than other. Tongue cleaning will keep it under comtrol. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
yellow coating on tongue that comes off when brushing but comes back. Was on amoxicillin for 10 days could this be the cause? I have good oral health
Maybe thrush (fungus): The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. Causes of tongue that looks patchy 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I have a yellow/ green coating on my tongue constantly. Which only goes away when I brush it. I have to brush it really vigorously.
Have it checked: This type of discoloration could be from sinus drainage, dry mouth, the types of food you ingest, etc. So it would be a good idea to have this evaluated by your dentist. ...Read more
My tongue has been swollen for a week I started to get patches of yellow thick coating on my tongue. And the other patches is just flesh what is wrong?
Thrush: The most common cause of the symptoms you describe is thrush. This is a yeast infection that typically occurs after prolonged or frequent antibiotic use but can happen for a variety of reasons, such as in patients who's immune system is weak and diabetics. Visit an ENT doctor. The treatment is usually a medicated mouthwash. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can thrush on tongue be scraped off? Tongue yellow, white thick coating and can't be scraped off. Dr said thrush. 4 days lozenges not better. Was abx
Yes: A white coating on your tongue that can't be scraped off and particularly doesn't respond to antifungals may have several other etiologies, but one of the other really common possibilities is gastroesophageal reflux, which can be significant even if you don't have heartburn. I would get that checked out, and if not the case, see a dermatologist ...Read more
I have yellow-green coating on my tongue, red patches, and my breath smells like a tonsilith (which I do not have at the moment).?
Your symptoms: Your symptoms require a one on one medical and dental history and personal clinical examination to diagnose and treat. See either your General Dentist or Primary Care Physician depending upon your best guess as to whether it is dental or medical in origin. ...Read more
Could latent jaundice cause keratosis Pilaris type non itchy rash on upper arms and yellow coating on tongue? Also fatigue? Taking silybon70. How long for this to get resolved? I've been tired and rash is still there from 1.5 months.
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