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Is This A Yeast Infection If My Tongue Is Coated When I Scrape Every Evening
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
I had a yeast infection & did oral w/ partner. He has a white tongue and I kissed him and we had oral as well, do you think I'll get the yeast back?
No risk. STD?: Yeast is not usually transmitted sexually to partners. White coated tongue usually isn't yeast. Also, if you had a vaginal yeast infection, you can't transmit it by performaing oral sex. Are you sure you had a vaginal yeast infection? Professionally diagnosed? At your age of 16, STDs are more common than yeast. See a doctor if you have any doubt about it. Good luck! ...Read more
Please see your: Physician who can prescribe appropriate medication for you. ...Read more
Possibly: See your dentist for a complete evaluation and if necessary, a treatment plan for your problem. ...Read more
Yeast infection: On the tongue, yeast infections can look like cottage cheese curds. When these are removed or scraped off, the underlying mucous membranes are intensely red. The tongue can also be uniformly red or look like it has folds on it without the white curds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can you tell the difference between oral thrush and geographic tongue? Can both be caused by yeast infection?
Thrush vs Geographic: Thrush-creamy white coating; fungal (candidia a.) due to imbalance of organisms\immune system issues; can be brushed off to some extent; worsens with time; requires treatment! geographic tongue- random and varied bald spots, changes over time in size and location; unknown etiology; benign and does not require treatment. See your dentist for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've had a yeast infection in my mouth for a long time than it moved down below! my saliva glands are all swallowen up under neath my tongue?
Sores in mouth white tongue red patches on skin was told it was a yeast infection given fluconazole I feel worse after taking it?
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