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White Coated Tongue Not Thrush
Cobblestone throat, white tongue, gets white quickly even after brushing. Also small spots that appear on tongue, rimmed with white, raw when brushed.
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
Whether tongue gel is good for cleaning tongue? Whether it cure from white coating or red taste buds like bumps?
Cleaning tongue: Using tung gel and a tongue brush (or a tongue scraper without anything else) every day is part of a good oral hygiene regimen. A slight white coating and red taste buds may or may not be normal. A dentist would have to personally examine you in order to determine that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White patches inside mouth, red rash-like in mouth too, tingling tongue with white cottage cheese-like at back. Can thrush/candida be beat forever?
See doctor: You need to see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more
No: It can extend over all mucous membranes in the oral cavity and down the esophagus. I have seen patients with strings of white exudate extending from their uvula to the tongue and their entire throat coated white. If you are a normal adult u should not be getting thrush and should have your immune system examined and u should get tested for hiv. ...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
Back of tongue has a sore, enlarged taste buds & white coating. Tried tongue scraper but didn't get rid of coating, only made tongue bleed. Pls help!
can thrush on tongue be scraped off? Tongue yellow, white thick coating and can't be scraped off. Dr said thrush. 4 days lozenges not better. Was abx
Yes: a white coating on your tongue that can't be scraped off and particularly doesn't respond to antifungals may have several other etiologies, but one of the other really common possibilities is gastroesophageal reflux, which can be significant even if you don't have heartburn. I would get that checked out, and if not the case, see a dermatologist ...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
See your dentist: Candida albicans is a fungus accumulates usually on your tongue or inner cheeks. The condition is a minor problem if you're healthy. Candida infections can occur when your immune system is weakened by disease or drugs such as steroids. Eating unsweetened yogurt and acidophilus capsules will solve the problem. Rec.: see your dentist if the condition gets painful. ...Read more
Tongue is coated white and yellow. Not responding to nystatin drops Dr prescribed. What else could cause tongue to be coated apart from thrush?
Tongue: Squamous cells. Brush your tongue with some baking soda using Sonicare ...Read more
Don't panic: White coating of the tongue is not a serious problem. Usually is reflection of other problems (like use of antibiotics, digestive issues, bad oral hygiene) .Due to your recent surgery once you start eating normal food and brushing better white coating will go away. If it persists longer then 2 weeks see you physician. ...Read more
I have a sore throat, soft&hard palate are white/yellow. coated tongue, swollen taste buds, a few very small white bumps on the side of tongue. Help?
Recently had a viral infection. Noticed white roof of mouth, furry white tongue, and yellow/red/white spots at back of mouth.
Oral thrush or oral candidiasis is a yeast infection of the mouth. White plaques are present on the inner side of cheeks of the mouth. The tongue may also have a white coat. Treatment is by antifungal liquid, tablets or troches. Thrush can occur when the normal flora of the mouth is disturbed such as during antibiotics, oral ...Read more
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