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Purple under tongue followed by yellow and orange diarreah in the morning and spotting brown for half a month now hi..Well im only 21 and i just started having symptoms this morning...You see last night i ate chicken cor don bleau sumthn like that and wha

Purple under tongue followed by yellow and orange diarreah in the morning and spotting brown for half a month now hi..Well im only 21 and i just started having symptoms this morning...You see last night i ate chicken cor don bleau sumthn like that and wha

Purple is normal: The purple under the tongue is from veins near the mucosal surface and is normal for that area and is likely not related to the spotting or other gastrointestinal symptoms. Consider food poisoning as a possibility as well. ...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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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 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 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 yellow tongue mean?

What does yellow tongue mean?

Clean your tongue: Start by cleaning your tongue with a tongue scraper after each tooth brushing, twice a day. They are available in most drug stores. If you smoke, then stop. If tongue surface bleeds this could be candidiasis and requires professional evaluation and medication. If using tongue scraper fails to resolve problem after a week then also need to your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I urinated in the toliet the color was a yellow straw but when i urinated in a cup the color was a dark orange yellow what that mean?

I urinated in the toliet the color was a yellow straw but when i urinated in a cup the color was a dark orange yellow what that mean?

Dehydration: Most likely, you're referring to two different voiding episodes in which case you were more likely dehydrated 2nd time than first. Also, if you pee into a toilet, all the water in toilet bowl will dilute color of your urine while if you pee into a cup, there's nothing to dilute your urine which gives you a more true color. Ideally, you should drink enough water for urine to be very pale. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your tongue gets a yellow film?

What does it mean when your tongue gets a yellow film?

Tongue coatings: While tongue coatings of various colors are quite common and most are the result of poor oral hygiene, medications and smoking, others require treatment. The only way to know exactly what you have and whether or not it requires any treatment is to have it looked at by your dentist. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my tongue is yellow with spots?

What does it mean if my tongue is yellow with spots?

See a dentist: There could be several causes. Anything from infection to autoimmune conditions could be the cause. It is best to get it evaluated and make sure it is not something serious. ...Read more

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