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Is This A Yeast Infection If My Tongue Is Coated When I Scrape Every Evening
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
I have small red patches on my tongue, but they don't cause pain. Could a yeast infection have anything to do with getting these?
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 3 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?
Follow up to white tongue question i also got jok itch athletes foot and sores in corner of mouth been told yeast infection anything i can take for it?
I was on flagyl for a bacterial vaginosis infection 2 weeks ago. Then given diflucan (fluconazole) for a yeast infection. Now I have a white tongue. Help!
Coated tongue: White coated tongue is common with many things, including minor viral infections, changes in nutrition, and various antibiotics. That's probably the cause and it should clear up on its own within a few days. It's harmless, nothing to worry about. But discuss with your doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more
What are the signs and symptoms of yeast infection in my mouth.? I have white stuff on my tongue back of throat hurts when I swolow and feels dry .
My tongue has a yellow film on it for 5 months now. The doctor gave me a medicine to treat a yeast infection but it didn't help. What else could it be?
Does it bother you?: What i mean is besides the fact that you have a yellow film does it bother you at all? If you're not having pain irritation burning or any other symptoms then forget about it. It is amazing how different people's tongues can look at various times. Frequently what you eat and drink can affect how your tongue looks. Acids can especially alter the tongues appearance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Keep getting these recurrent yeast infection and painless ulcers under tongue possible hiv exposure 2 years ago took hiv test 3 weeks after exposure -?
HIV exposure: If the first HIV test was negative at 3 weeks, a 2nd test should be done 6 months after the last at risk exposure to be truly negative. Recurrent yeast infections indicate a repetitive change in the vaginal pH levels which can be due to harsh soaps, douches, frequent intercourse, etc. Have a MD reexamine the area and consider a longer term Rx if present. ( 1 to 2 weeks). ...Read more
Yes he can.: Infections by 'candida albicans' (more commonly, a yeast infection) can occur anywhere on a person where it is dark and moist, including mouth, vagina, and underneath large areas of sagging skin. While vaginal yeast infections are fairly common, persons with diabetes or with an immune deficiency of some sort are more prone to oral candidiasis. See a doctor for this condition, as it is treatable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend has a yeast infection around her mouth and i accidentally drank out of her cup. Could I have it?
Probably not: Yeast is a normal constituent of any human's skin. It is usually at such a low level that we can not detect it with the human eye. You already have yeast on your skin and won't "catch" it from your friend. Environmental conditions which make yeast on your skin flourish are warm temperatures, moisture (sweat), hair-bearing areas. ...Read more
Yes: Yeast infection is just another term for fungal infection. In your mouth, bacteria and fungal is balancing each other. When you take antibiotic, you kill of the bacteria, thus exposing your self to the risk of superinfection of fungal. Clean and scrape your tongue, keep the oral cavity clean and the fungal infection will resolve in 1 to 2 weeks as your bacterial/fungal balance reestablished. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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