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Is A White Tongue A Sign Of Dehydration
Will rashes on forehead, genital itch and tingling n white tongue be a sign of HIV or side effects of topiramate? . Last week, negative HIV test.
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
Stressing out five days after sex got soar throat white tongue. Had first HIV test came back negative still worried r these signs of hiv?
HIV: Without knowing what your white tongue was due to it would be very unusual even for acute HIV infection to manifest itself 5 days after being infected. If you are being followed up, continue your testing. If you really want definitive confirmation of negativity you might get a PCR for HIV RNA. Good luck. ...Read more
What are some signs confused with HIV ars and anxiety? I have had white tongue which oral surg. Says is not yeast, feeling something stuck in throat.
Not exactly sure: What info you are asking for. I will provide some anxiety sxs: feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders ; back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration ; easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. Do any of these fit? ...Read more
Brush your tongue:
It is common for the tongue to have a white coating. This is food and bacterial debris that can be cleaned with a tongue screr or brush. This debris can cause bad breath.
There are other causes of a white coating also. This can be thrush, infection, allergies, if you are have sensitivity, pain or burning it is a good idea to, have this checked by a dentist. ...Read more
There are many causes of white tongue from dry mouth, dehydration, poor oral hygiene, smoking&tobacco use, alcohol use, mouth breathing, from dental appliances, certain meds. To infections like oral thrush and other
Usually it is not contagious but rarely it can be
Get it checked by your Doctor if it is of concern ...Read more
Used klricid 500mg bd. Now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can I develop taste buds?
Are there any hormonal conditions that may cause a white tongue? My tongue looks whitish. Not in a patch, not rough, not painful, uniformally.
For as long as I can remember had a white tongue and through googling it I have started to worry myself just lookin for some info what it could be.
Probably: Since you have seen this for "as long as you can remember" it has no significance. Yet, for your piece of mind go the you family practitioner. ...Read more
Could be related: Regardless this requires a review of your medical and dental history as well as a one on one clinical exam. See your dentist for that. The internet is great for gathering basic general information but can't replace the doctor\patient relationship visit. ...Read more
Many things: Many things can contribute to a white coating on the tongue. We frequently see this with nasal conditions that cause one to breath through the mouth. Other common causes include thrush and geographic tongue. Consider using a tongue scraper to remove the coating. You should see you doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Fungal infection: The white tongue is often a sign of a fungal infection. Have you been on antibiotics? Is your immune system immunosuppresed? If the white rubs off and leaves a smooth red tongue, see your dentist for treatment of the fungal infection. The treatment can be will mouth rinses, creams, or pills. ...Read more
No: A pink tongue is normal. See a dentist to determine what is causing your white tongue. It could be a number of things and it requires a medical history and a one on one clinical exam to determine the exact cause. ...Read more
White tongue?: All white? No. Slight white coating only on top, maybe. You need to be personally examined. Some white coatings are common and benign while others may reflect oral thrush, leukoplakia, lichen planus, or some other serious conditions. See a local oral surgeon for a diagnosis (and possible biopsy). ...Read more
Not healthy: Does your tongue hurt? If not, it may be a heavy build up of plaque (bacteria) on the tongue. A tongue scraper is very effective to remove it. It will bring the pink color back and make your breath better. A toothbrush will remove some of it, but a scraper works best and has less gagging with it. ...Read more
You recommend a tongue scraper to clean a white tongue, tried them before, any particular type or make & exactly how do you use them?
Tongue: Cleaning your tongue is a good oral hygiene. You can pick the type which suits the best. ...Read more
White Tongue?: White buildup on the tongue could contribute to some bad breath situations. Bad breath or halitosis can be caused by other conditions, such as gingivitis or gum disease, medications or medical problems, types of food in your diet, smoking, alcohol. Your dentist can prescribe a treatment for halitosis after he/she determines the cause of the problem. ...Read more
Tongue blade: Go buy a tongue blade that is used to remove the white buildup on your tongue and then brush 2x daily. ...Read more