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Been scratching my tounge on a sharp tooth for a few days, couldn't help it. Now a white spot has formed where it has been scraping against the tooth.

Been scratching my tounge on a sharp tooth for a few days, couldn't help it. Now a white spot has formed where it has been scraping against the tooth.

Traumatic ulcer: The two most common causes of tongue ulceration is local trauma (e.g. rubbing from a sharp edge of the broken tooth on a filling). Tongue discomfort caused by a trauma is usually treated by eliminating the cause. ...Read more

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Why is the inside of my mouth turning white like all around the pink flesh & my toungue hurst feels like there scraping.

Why is the inside of my mouth turning white like all around the pink flesh & my toungue hurst feels like there scraping.

Two items: At your age the first item would be to rule out thrush or candida. Lichen Planus is another that is more common with age. Another is trauma from chewing the mucosa with your teeth. A doctor just needs to look at it. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Many reasons: Many reasons one may be lichen planus. Could be diet. Do you smoke? Multiple medications could dry the mouth and make the tongue white. Could be yeast or candidiasis . You need to seek medical or dental attention. ...Read more

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I had a check up to check the white spots at my back like a map but the dr said that it was not a fungal infection, they examine my back by scraping a ?

I had a check up to check the white spots at my back like a map but the dr said that it was not a fungal infection, they examine my back by scraping a ?

Skin sample: There is a type of skin rash called tinea versicolor which causes white patches to appear on the skin. Fungal skin rashes are typically diagnosed by collecting a skin sample and looking for the fungus under a microscope. Another common white skin rash is called vitiligo, which may be what your doctor diagnosed. Please call your doctor's office if you have any questions or concerns. ...Read more

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Can you get tongue damage due to scraping?

Can you get tongue damage due to scraping?

Be gentle : You do not need a lot of force to clean your tongue. Be gentle, the plaque and debris comes off easily. ...Read more

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Is it possible to reverse tartar build up other than scraping?

Is it possible to reverse tartar build up other than scraping?

No: Tartar is calcified plaque. You can remove the plaque before it becomes tartar by brushing and flossing, but once it hardens it must be removed with a sharp instrument. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a skin black splotchy growth? Scraping?

Many possibilities: There are several possible diagnoses; proper treatment depends on proper diagnosis, so see a dermatologist and find out what it is before doing anything. ...Read more

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My tongue hurts from scraping?

My tongue hurts from scraping?

Be gentle: You only want to remove the loose material from your tongue when you scrape it. There is no need to be vigorous or to go deep. ...Read more