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The normal tongue is generally light pink with visible papillae, which resemble the bristles on your toothbrush. A coated tongue usually has a white to yellowish covering or thickness to it. It can look like a thin layer of tapioca on the tongue. If you brush your tongue regularly, you will get rid of that thickness and a pink tongue will greet ...Read more
Lm suffering from very thick tongue coating or actually it`s mucus in nature which makes me have halitosis.And this is very impressive &irretative pr?
Need more info: 1) How often, and why, are you taking flagyl? 2) Do you get similar white coating or discharge on other mucus membranes, such as the vagina or anus? 3) Have you been treated for oral thrush, with any anti-fungal medicines, like clotrimazole or nystatin? Rarely, persistent oral thrush can indicate HIV infection (AIDS). See a doctor to get a quick painless test to rule out this possibility. ...Read more
Can untreated chronic post nasal drip for well over a decade cause mouth issues, like tongue coating and dry mouth, scalloped tongue?
Yes: Yes, the chronic post nasal drip is likely causing you to be more of a mouth breather. This causes change in the quality and character of the saliva hence dry mouth, coated tongue, probably bad breath, etc. The scalloped or crenated tongue may be an indication of other health issues such as hypothyroidism ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Real change: The cause is uncertain, but hairy tounge mainly affects people who are heavy smokers. It has also been associated with poor oral hygiene. Scraping or brushing of the tounge can sometimes help. ...Read more
Why does my tongue have orange coating in morning and end of day? I brush it off and it comes back.
I took lexapro vistaril thursday i noticed next day mouth dry cant feel mouth but tongue white coating how long til it stop? i stopped meds saturday
Unknown: That is an unusual side effect for that medication. Are you taking any other medications? ...Read more
Can toothpaste cause white film on tongue? Dentist said its not oral trush and to just keep brushing tongue. Not a coating its just a thin white film.
Probably: Listen to your dentist or try changing hour tooth paste. ...Read more
Red bumps on back of my tongue, white small coating on tongue. After tongue brushing taste buds appeared. No pain/itchy. Roof is yelllowish. What is it?
NORMAL: The description you give sounds like normal larger taste buds(papilla) covered by food debris or plaque removed by your more aggressive cleaning. The lack of symptoms also suggests this diagnosis. A more effective cleaning regimen, helped by a dental evaluation should take care of the problem. ...Read more
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