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What are symptoms of yellow tongue?

What are symptoms of yellow tongue?

Yellow Tongue: Yellow tongue is caused by enlargement of papillae and allows bacteria to hide in the recesses of the bumps saliva may change colour and the tongue looks yellowish and can give some pain, itchy sensation of mouth feel like cotton mouth, there can be yeast infection as well, and can spread to esophagus the condition is benign can be treated with medicated mouth wash, andanti fungal meds, and proper diet. ...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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Can bumps on back of tongue be a symptom of post nasal drip from mucus buildup.

Can bumps on back of tongue be a symptom of post nasal drip from mucus buildup.

Papillae: The bumps on the back of your tongue are mostly likely normal, and called circumvallate papillae. If you are concerned, see your primary physician, ent, or dentist who will all be familiar with these structures. ...Read more

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Are throat pain and red spots on the roof of mouth symptom of hiv?

Are throat pain and red spots on the roof of mouth symptom of hiv?

HIV: The symptoms of acute HIV infection may include these, but they are so non-specific that to attribute them to HIV without definitive testing would not be appropriate. If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to HIV please go and be tested. Knowing what you have early on is very important. ...Read more

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Help! there's white substance on back of tongue and i'm having sore throat symptoms?

Help! there's white substance on back of tongue and i'm having sore throat symptoms?

This could be a: Viral infection, strep throat, yeast etc. Med eval would help to differentiate. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm >. ...Read more

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What are some causes of sore tongue with white patches?

What are some causes of sore tongue with white patches?

White: Anything white, on tissue that should be pink, should be investigated. Could be thrush, lichen planus, candida, albicans, bacterial infection, herpes, leukoplakia, cancer, traumatic ulceration, or many other things. See dentist for differential diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are causes of spots at back of tongue and mouth?

Hard to tell: Without seeing your tongue it is hard to determine what is going on. It could be normal or some sort of condition needing treatment. I would suggest seeing a dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can syphilis symptoms of the throat be a white coating on the tongue and a layer on white stuff at the back of the throat ?

Can syphilis symptoms of the throat be a white coating on the tongue and a layer on white stuff at the back of the throat ?

Not typical : Those are not typical symptoms one associates with syphilis. Syphilis and HIV testing can be done with a simple blood test at any doctor's office or public health clinic. White coating on the tongue is common in smokers and can be removed with a tooth brush or dental floss. ...Read more

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What is causing sudden thick gel-like yellow vaginal discharge with faint streaks of blood.No other symptoms.

What is causing sudden thick gel-like yellow vaginal discharge with faint streaks of blood.No other symptoms.

Variety of causes: Among the causes could be infection. Please see the following article: http://www.Pamf.Org/teen/health/femalehealth/discharge.Html. ...Read more

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Are bumps on back of tongue a sign of std?

Are bumps on back of tongue a sign of std?

Tongue bumps: Most likely these "bumps" are circumvallate papillae which are normal. These are part of your taste buds. Saliva is released at the base of them. Just to be sure have your dentist take a look. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of mouth or tongue cancer?

Changes: Changes in the mouth tissues--growths, changes in color, white spots or spots that bleed, areas that don't ever seem to heal completely--these are things that should be examined by your dentist. ...Read more

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White lining on both sides of tongue I have a geographic tongue towards the back no fever no sore throat no signs of serious disease what is this?

White lining  on both sides of tongue I have a geographic tongue towards the back no fever no sore throat  no signs of serious disease  what is this?

Thrush, see PCP: to check whether or not you have thrush, you should visit your primary care practitioner. Most simple thrush infections can be cured in about 7 to 14 days. Most likely the infection may not return as long as you stay healthy and well nourished. Take care. ...Read more

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White lining on both sides of tongue I have a geographic tongue towards the back no fever no sore throat no signs of serious disease what is this?

White lining  on both sides of tongue I have a geographic tongue towards the back no fever no sore throat  no signs of serious disease  what is this?

Keratinous tissue: It could be keratinous tissue which builds up due to biting of tongue or if it peels could be serious. Need to see how thick and long it is. Should be checked out. ...Read more

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White lining on both sides of tongue I have a geographic tongue towards the back no fever no sore throat no signs of serious disease what is this?

White lining on both sides of tongue I have a geographic tongue towards the back no fever no sore throat no signs of serious disease what is this?

Could be: Normal or something else. Without seeing it, it is hard to say. I would suggest having a dentist, oral surgeon, or oral medicine specialist take a look. ...Read more

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Hroat pain or tendernessRedness of the tonsilsA white or yellow coating on the tonsils?

Hroat pain or tendernessRedness of the tonsilsA white or yellow coating on the tonsils?

Could be strep: See your doctor to be evaluated. Strep throat requires antibiotics to reduce the chance of consequences down the line and treats the infection. ...Read more

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Irritation under far back of tongue for 2 wks, bitter taste, thick whiteness in middle of back of tongue, sour taste, salivation. What could this be?

Irritation under far back of tongue for 2 wks, bitter taste, thick whiteness in middle of back of tongue, sour taste, salivation. What could this be?

Several causes: Several thing can cause this. Allergies and post nasal drip, infections , virus, acid reflux, thrush, poor oral hygiene, are some of the causes. See a dentist to find out what is going on i. Your mouth and how to best treat it. ...Read more

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Green to brown coating on tongue and roof of mouth and blood speckled mucus sometimes.

Green to brown coating on tongue and roof of mouth and blood speckled mucus sometimes.

You need evaluation: This could be as simple as a yeast infection of your mouth but when you are producing blood speckled mucous I would be very worried about more serious causes! I believe it's time you see a physician and get a thorough history of this illness and a physical examination! You may need to be referred to a specialist after this is completed! ...Read more