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My tongue is snow white am I dehydrated?

My tongue is snow white am I dehydrated?

Yeast infection?: Common causes are candida infection (yeast), any respiratory infection, dehydration. There are some causes which has to be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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I believe I am dehydrated, I also have a white coating on my tongue could this be serious?

Yes: Dehydration is serious and can kill you if not resolved. Drink more fluids. The white coating on your tongue could be candidiasis ( a fungal infection) and can be treated with appropriate medication. You should have both these problems evaluated by your medical doctor. ...Read more

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Does it mean im lacking a vitamin or dehydrated if my tongue gets dry on both sides of my mouth?...

Does it mean im lacking a vitamin or dehydrated if my tongue gets dry on both sides of my mouth?...

Maybe: It could mean you are taking medication. Most medications have dry mouth as a side effect. It could mean you have an autoimmune disease. Lots of reasons, check any medications for side effects, sugar free gum or canndies can help, avoid alcohol ie listerine, if things don't return to normal in a couple weeks, talk to your dentist or md about it. ...Read more

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After having leisions ulcers on my tongue I have noticed I get dehydrated and the nearly healed infections hurt from my being thirsty ?

After having leisions ulcers on my tongue I have noticed I get dehydrated and the nearly healed infections hurt from my being thirsty ?

Painful ulcers: Tongue ulcers are quite painful. Drinking lots of ice water helps a great deal. Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) is often quite soothing. You doctor can prescribe soothing products to reduce the pain. ...Read more

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White fury tongue? I have had a white "fury" tongue for about 2 weeks. Im not dehydrated because i drink several cups of water a day. I have tried coconut oil and grapefruit seed extract thinking it was thrush but they are not working. My tongue is split

Usually : Usually a white coating on the tongue represents debris, bacteria and dead cells that makes it look white. The "furry" presentation is due to the thin hair like filiform papilla that cover the dorsal surface of the tongue. This presentation is usually harmless and temporary. White lesions in the mouth can also be indicative of more serious conditions such as infections, autoimmune diseases and precancerous / cancerous lesions. For this reason it is recommended that you be evaluated by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon should the condition persist more than a week. ...Read more

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I'm sensitive to sodium, my tongue swells and I have trouble breathing. I feel dehydrated no matter how much water I drink. My CBC is normal. Advice?

I'm sensitive to sodium, my tongue swells and I have trouble breathing. I feel dehydrated no matter how much water I drink. My CBC is normal. Advice?

Evaluation: Any reaction that results in tongue swelling should be evaluated by an allergist. As sodium is an essential electrolyte, I have difficulty with the idea that sodium itself is causing this reaction. Please see an allergist for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Hypochondria abt getting CKD as I am always dehydrated&have dry mouth n tongue.RFT(sr creatinine,NA,K),urine analysis normal.I drink 2 lt water

Hypochondria abt getting CKD as I am always dehydrated&have dry mouth n tongue.RFT(sr creatinine,NA,K),urine analysis normal.I drink 2 lt water

Hypochondriasis: I commend you for your insight being Hypochondriac about getting CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) even though RFT (Creatinine, NA, K), and urine analysis are Normal. Feeling “always dehydrated” ,.while drinking 2 liter water indicates marked anxiety, rationalization and misinterpretation of Normal Kidneys. See a Psychiatrist for Anxiety, unresolved conflicts, Realty testing and Logical reasoning, Yoga ...Read more