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I noticed am orange color on my 8 week olds tongue this morning and he keeps putting his hands to his mouth? He is strictly formula fed.

I noticed am orange color on my 8 week olds tongue this morning and he keeps putting his hands to his mouth? He is strictly formula fed.

Vitamins/thrush: If your baby is taking a vitamin supplement, those usually are orange and can make the tongue appear an orange color.

Also, newborns can get oral thrush, which makes a white coating on the tongue. This white coating is easily dyed by vitamins.

If you can't wipe this coating off with a wet towel and the baby seems in pain, either see your pediatrician, or upload a pic to me for an inbox consult ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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2 y/o drank OJ and had orange tinged saliva when brushed teeth. Can OJ turn saliva orange or could it have been blood? Never bled frm brushing before

2 y/o drank OJ and had orange tinged saliva when brushed teeth. Can OJ turn saliva orange or could it have been blood? Never bled frm brushing before

Orange: I suspect since it was Orange and not red, it was from the Orange juice. If it returns without drinking OJ, then the doctor can look into his mouth and brushing may be too rough in that case. ...Read more

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I've been spitting some saliva that looks orange red at nite I sometimes bleed from my gums but I was thinking that it may come from my stomach?

I've been spitting some saliva that looks orange red at nite I sometimes bleed from my gums but I was thinking that it may come from my stomach?

Gum infection: Sounds like a gum problem. Pay particular attention to your home care, use salt water rinses, and get yourself to the dentist. ...Read more

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Mouth taste like orange? Haven't ate oranges orange juice? What is this?

Mouth taste like orange? Haven't ate oranges orange juice? What is this?

Could be...: A bunch of things. It could be originating from your digestive system - reflux can cause a sour taste. It also could be from an infection which can sometimes lead to a tinny or citrus-like taste. See a dentist for a quick check to rule out anything bad and then see if it persists. ...Read more

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Why is the top of my mouth orange and my tongue is really white? Is this a yeast thing?

Why is the top of my mouth orange and my tongue is really white? Is this a yeast thing?

Probably: See your physician
this can occur if you are taking antibiotics.
From your other posts, it is important that you see a physician to determine what medical problem you may have and how to best treat them. ...Read more

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What can cause orange colors around the mouth and eyes?

A few causes...: There are many possibilities. A few are bruising, allergic reactions, and angioedema. A thourough history and examination is needed to be more specific. See your physician and or dentist for a check and see. ...Read more

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Why are my allergies not persistent. Sometimes I eat an orange and my mouth becomes itchy along increased mucus. Other times nothing happens.

Why are my allergies not persistent. Sometimes I eat an orange and my mouth becomes itchy along increased mucus. Other times nothing happens.

Oral allergy syndrom: Your problem is called OAS which usually does not lead to throat closure. The reason why the reaction is not consistent is likely due to allergy to just a component of the orange. For example, if you are only allergic to the allergen associated with orange peel, the only time you have problem is when the orange has not been totally peeled. ...Read more

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Gt a flu/cold with citrus taste in mouth like oranges no dental problems just started!?

Gt a flu/cold with citrus taste in mouth like oranges no dental problems just started!?

Acid reflux: A citrus taste would indicate the presence of acid mixing with your saliva. This might be a result of acid reflux possibly caused by medication. Temporarily discontinue any otc medications & your mouth should return to normal. ...Read more

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Near the back of the roof of my mouth has an orange tint. Noticed soreness and burning in the area when I tried to eat. What is causing this?

Near the back of the roof of my mouth has an orange tint. Noticed soreness and burning in the area when I tried to eat. What is causing this?

Mouth ulcer: Probably a viral ulcer. Try gargling some warm salt water and or some chloroseptic and this should give you some symptomatic relief. If you are a smoker or drinker, stop doing them. This should resolve in a few days. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a 6 month old baby and I've noticed she has an hard orange lump on the roof of her mouth about the size of a five pence should I be worried?

I have a 6 month old baby and I've noticed she has an hard orange lump on the roof of her mouth about the size of a five pence should I be worried?

Have her evaluated!: Can't tell what's going on without a proper exam and maybe a biopsy. She may need imaging studies. If it is something to be worried about you want to get it checked out asap! If it is nothing of potential danger then you can stop worrying about it but you must have her seen soonest! ...Read more

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On the roof of my mouth there is an orange patch with small red dots that I can feel with my tongue. My dad would think its nothing but I'm worried?

On the roof of my mouth there is an orange patch with small red dots that I can feel with my tongue. My dad would think its nothing but I'm worried?

See a dentist: Some conditions may require further assessment, tests and your dentist may book a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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Hello doctors. I'm 18 years old and I've been diagnosed with GERD. I have noticed orange spots on the back of my mouth lately however. What is it?

Hello doctors. I'm 18 years old and I've been diagnosed with GERD. I have noticed orange spots on the back of my mouth lately however. What is it?

Acid reflux: The acid that is refluxing from your stomach into your throat and mouth can cause color changes in the tissues in these areas, including the spots in the back of your mouth. Once you begin therapy for your GERD and symptoms get under control, the tissues should get back to normal and return to normal color. If not, then see dentist or oral surgeon to evaluate the spots. Usually 4-8 weeks to resolve ...Read more

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Sore in back right side mouth, doesn't hurt. Looks like pimple head, popped, now hurts."head" was thick yellow/orange. Still swollen and open. What is it??

Sore in back right side mouth, doesn't hurt. Looks like pimple head, popped, now hurts."head" was thick yellow/orange. Still swollen and open. What is it??

Right pharynx absces: Pharyngeal abscess. You need antibiotics, likely and follow up to make sure it is not retropharyngeal abscess. Rarely could be sore of autoimmune disease that was infected but would need labs. Follow up with doc/urgetn care ...Read more

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Roof of mouth is yellow/orange, and a little purple/blue. Also have a clear mouth sore that comes and goes every week or so, what could be the cause?

Unknown. . .: I recommend you see a physician or an oral surgeon right away. Without knowing any other details of your life and health history, any guess I could make would be misleading and unfair to you. This could be serious. . . Please see someone soon! ...Read more

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Why do I get blisters after everytime I drink orange juice? Has never happened in the past. But blisters keep forming and popping inside my mouth 2day

Why do I get blisters after everytime I drink orange juice? Has never happened in the past. But blisters keep forming and popping inside my mouth 2day

Aphthous stomatitis: "Canker" sores become evident when exposed to any acidic material. They were already present. The juice did NOT cause them, only called your attention to them. Common aphthae are common and of unknown cause. If you have significant symptoms, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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5 yr old son develops rash like a mustache ring around his mouth after drinking orange juice doesn't bother him. What's happening?

5 yr old son develops rash like a mustache ring around his mouth after drinking orange juice doesn't bother him. What's happening?

Acid reaction: He is likely sensitive to the acidity in the orange juice and develops a rash afterwards. It may get a little worse with time if he drinks a lot of OJ. Best is to avoid it for several months and try again. ...Read more

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I have lots of small orange bumps on the back of my throat. The very back (not on the tounge) and a few on the roof of my mouth. What couldn't be?

I have lots of small orange bumps on the back of my throat. The very back (not on the tounge) and a few on the roof of my mouth. What couldn't be?

Call your dentist: Please make an appointment with your dentist or physician. There is no way of diagnosing your specific condition over the internet. Your dentist or physician will do a clinical exam, and make a recommendation. Take care.. ...Read more

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On depakote. No more GI pain. Have orange-red fecal liquid and grease in stool. Big mouth ulcer. Is it nutrient absorption related?

On depakote. No more GI pain. Have orange-red fecal liquid and grease in stool. Big mouth ulcer. Is it nutrient absorption related?

Insufficient bile: Usually, when there are problems with the gall bladder or liver, insufficient bile excretion may lead to fatty stools. Food may pass through without being adequately digested. Inflammatory bowel conditions, such as ulcerative colitis, may be associated with oily, greasy or bloody stools, which may appear orange in color. It is important to make sure that there is no blood in the stools. Thanks. ...Read more

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I am 22 yrs old I noticed blood in my saliva in the morning wen I spat What can be the reason?

I am 22 yrs old I noticed blood in my saliva in the morning wen I spat What can be the reason?

Probably nothing: It's likely nothing to worry about. How is your oral hygiene? If your gums are a bit reddish, then a drop of blood mixed w/ ur saliva may seem like a lot of bleeding. Make sure you brush & floss well regularly & your gums' health will improve. If you r a smoker, sometimes a drop of blood from throat due to irritation can show up with your saliva & seem more than it is. See ur dentist if continues ...Read more

Saliva (Definition)

The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more