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White Tongue No Pain
My HIV test negative after 18 months, but I have white tongue and pain on it and red painfull spots on shoulders my 3, 6, 12, 14, 16, 18 months tests neg?
Likely not HIV: If your HIV test is negative at least six months after a potential exposure, you were most likely not infected with hiv. Kep using safer sex precautions. Based on the description is is hard to know what is going on right now. Steroid inhalers for asthma can lead to oral thrush. Lots of things cause rashes. You might want to get these checked by a health provider. ...Read more
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
I have enlarge taste bud at back of mouth with white tongue no pain and was using magic mouth wash but doesn't seem to be helping mouth is also dry?
MM mouth wash: Miracle Magic Mouth Rinse. The rinse is best for those with initial HZVS1 viral infection as a symptomatic relief. I am not sure that you have a viral infection but something else. Don't delay in seeking professional evaluation. Some taste buds are actually confused with lymph nodes which are part of the immune system ...Read more
Severe Cough, White Tongue, Occasional Sneeze, Pain in right lower jaw (Gum) or Right side of head, Feel confused since this started, please help.
Swollen Lymph nodes in neck, a bunch of small lumps on stomach and side, white furry tongue, jaw pain, ear pressure, muscle fatigue in thighs and arms?
Abs: Well you have something going on. You are best to see your doctor for exam and perhaps lab tests. Not unusual for lymph nodes to be inflamed but all of your symptoms calm for an exam ...Read more
Lump on neck, lump on back of tongue, white spot on tonsil, red dots on tongue (look like large paepelle), white coating on tongue, ear/throat pain.
Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is "super sore", recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat infections can occur along with tongue and ear symptoms. ...Read more
White tongue?: All white? No. Slight white coating only on top, maybe. You need to be personally examined. Some white coatings are common and benign while others may reflect oral thrush, leukoplakia, lichen planus, or some other serious conditions. See a local oral surgeon for a diagnosis (and possible biopsy). ...Read more
Brush your tongue:
It is common for the tongue to have a white coating. This is food and bacterial debris that can be cleaned with a tongue screr or brush. This debris can cause bad breath.
There are other causes of a white coating also. This can be thrush, infection, allergies, if you are have sensitivity, pain or burning it is a good idea to, have this checked by a dentist. ...Read more
There are many causes of white tongue from dry mouth, dehydration, poor oral hygiene, smoking&tobacco use, alcohol use, mouth breathing, from dental appliances, certain meds. To infections like oral thrush and other
Usually it is not contagious but rarely it can be
Get it checked by your Doctor if it is of concern ...Read more
Used klricid 500mg bd. Now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can I develop taste buds?
Are there any hormonal conditions that may cause a white tongue? My tongue looks whitish. Not in a patch, not rough, not painful, uniformally.
For as long as I can remember had a white tongue and through googling it I have started to worry myself just lookin for some info what it could be.
Probably: Since you have seen this for "as long as you can remember" it has no significance. Yet, for your piece of mind go the you family practitioner. ...Read more
Many things: Many things can contribute to a white coating on the tongue. We frequently see this with nasal conditions that cause one to breath through the mouth. Other common causes include thrush and geographic tongue. Consider using a tongue scraper to remove the coating. You should see you doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Fungal infection: The white tongue is often a sign of a fungal infection. Have you been on antibiotics? Is your immune system immunosuppresed? If the white rubs off and leaves a smooth red tongue, see your dentist for treatment of the fungal infection. The treatment can be will mouth rinses, creams, or pills. ...Read more
No: A pink tongue is normal. See a dentist to determine what is causing your white tongue. It could be a number of things and it requires a medical history and a one on one clinical exam to determine the exact cause. ...Read more
Not healthy: Does your tongue hurt? If not, it may be a heavy build up of plaque (bacteria) on the tongue. A tongue scraper is very effective to remove it. It will bring the pink color back and make your breath better. A toothbrush will remove some of it, but a scraper works best and has less gagging with it. ...Read more
You recommend a tongue scraper to clean a white tongue, tried them before, any particular type or make & exactly how do you use them?
Tongue: Cleaning your tongue is a good oral hygiene. You can pick the type which suits the best. ...Read more
White Tongue?: White buildup on the tongue could contribute to some bad breath situations. Bad breath or halitosis can be caused by other conditions, such as gingivitis or gum disease, medications or medical problems, types of food in your diet, smoking, alcohol. Your dentist can prescribe a treatment for halitosis after he/she determines the cause of the problem. ...Read more
Tongue blade: Go buy a tongue blade that is used to remove the white buildup on your tongue and then brush 2x daily. ...Read more
Candidiasis/thrush: A fungal infection can cause inflammation in the mouth, nose, throat, genitals and any consistently moist area like a fold of skin. The clinical signs can be fever, pain, intense itching and rash in addition the white coating of the tongue and throat. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Does my white tongue have to be due to hiv? I was recently check and was negative. Can this still be due to HIV even if my test is negative?
Tongue: White material on your tongue can certainly be a candida fungal infection-common on both HIV after antibiotic or inhaler steroid use; could also be a plaque-coating or cigarette damage. If blood test HIV negative, chances are good but not perfect that you are not infected with the virus. Try a tongue scraper and rinse with a good antimicrobial mouthwash. See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more