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What does it mean if you have an orange tongue?

What does it mean if you have an orange tongue?

Many things: It could meany things. Eating, drinking certain foods. Some medications. Bacterial, fungal infections. Acid reflux. Not cleaning your tongue regularly.
Usually this is not a serious thing. Try cleaning your tongue and watch the things you eat and this should take care of the orange tongue. If you generally feel ill or if it persists then see your dentist or doctor. Read more

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What does it mean if I have orange tongue?

What does it mean if I have orange tongue?

Not sure: Assuming you haven' t been eating lots of orange popsicles, it could be overgrowith of a yeast or bacteria, especially if associated with bad breath or burning sensation. Try some live culture yogurt daily for a week or so. If it persists or if it is associated with severe symptoms, have it checked out. Read more

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What does it mean when your tongue is orange?

Would need to know: More details of what led to this pigmentation. Pmh, medications. .. Would be best to be evaluated by your physician or dentist. Hope this helps. Read more

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What does it mean if you get an orange tongue?

What does it mean if you get an orange tongue?

Food debris: Foods and drinks can cause your tongue to be orange. Clean you tongue with a brush or a tongue scrapper. This should take care of the colored debris and make your breath fresher Read more

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My throat is sore and my tongue is orange and a bit grey what does it mean?

My throat is sore and my tongue is orange and a bit grey what does it mean?

Colored tongue: Without the ability to see your tongue and examine you the best thing to do would be to show it to your dentist. This may be due to superficial bacterial or fungal overgrowth. You might try using your toothbrush twice a day on the surface of the tongue and see if that helps. Good luck. Read more

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I have an orange tongue. Igot aperscription for it by an online doctor but have had no luckI have tried scraping gargling with peroxide. Suggestions?

I have an orange tongue. Igot aperscription for it by an online doctor but have had no luckI have tried scraping gargling with peroxide. Suggestions?

Yes: Don't rely on an online remedy. See a local General Dentist or better yet an Oral Surgeon or Periodontist for a medical and dental history along with a proper diagnosis, and treatment if necessary.
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What iscausing my tongue to be orange?

Many reasons: Orange discoloration may be related to the color of lozenges, food or medications you may be using that have orange coloring. Read more

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When I woke up, mike tongue was orange, why?

GERD? See PCP: Having an orange color to the tongue can be easy to miss as the tongue tends to change color depending on the food being eaten or possible GERD? See you PCP for evaluation and treatment if needed. Read more

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What does orange colour on the tongue signify?

What does orange colour on the tongue signify?

Something ingested: It most likely something that you have ingested - either a drink or food. Try brushing your tongue and get a tongue scraper (you can pick them up at any cvs, target, etc.) and see if that takes it off. Read more

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Why I have orange tongue in back on tongue for 4 days?

Why I have orange tongue in back on tongue for 4 days?

Possible Infection: Hairy tongue occurs due to lack of stimulation / abrasion to the top of the tongue. The result is a buildup of a protein known as keratin. This buildup can get infected, it can also pick up stains, giving it an array of different colors.

See your physician for a differential diagnosis and treatment if necessary.

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Is there a cure for orange tongue?

Not sure: "orange tongue" is not a medical diagnosis per se. Assuming you haven' t been eating lots of orange popsicles, it could be overgrowith of a yeast or bacteria, especially if associated with bad breath or burning sensation. Try some live culture yogurt daily for a week or so. If it persists or if it is associated with severe symptoms, have it checked out. Read more

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Woke up with orange markings on my tongue, what could this be?

Woke up with orange markings on my tongue, what could this be?

Candy or foods: Usually the orange color is from candy or foods. Some antibiotics can cause an orange tongue. If it does not clear up, in a few days then you should see a doctor or oral surgeon. Read more

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Why does my tongue hurt when I eat orange? Thought it was the dye.

Acid: Oranges are filled with citric acid. If there are breaks in the lining of the tongue oranges will cause tongue pain. Read more

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What causes the back of your tongue to be raised and orange and have bumps?

Might be normal: You really need to be seen for a useful answer to this question. If the bumps are arranged in a 'v; shape on the far back of the top surface of your tongue, they could just be taste buds. Read more

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Every morning there is a orange/white coating on my tongue. What causes this?

Maybe thrush (fungus): The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. Causes of tongue that looks patchy include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). Read more

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