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Why Is My Tongue Yellow In The Morning
See your dentist : You need to have this evaluated if it is different than what you normally see in the morning on your tongue.If you don't scrape your tongue well or brush it well it could just be a buildup of the bacteria from not being cleaned enough.Try this first and if no relief go to the dentist because it could be a symptom of an underlying condition. A dentist will tell you after a physical exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause a yellow & grey furry tongue every morning, that tastes like you've licked a pool table?
Mouth breathing: Also see prior answers.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Throw up yellow bile every now in then in the morning while tongue cleaning/brushing teeth, what does it mean? (24 years old)
Gag reflex: You just might be hitting a gag reflex area. These usually can cause a reflex that can make you gag and can bring bile up which skin like that's what you doing. You could have something known as gerd, or acid reflux so the acid in the stomach isnt in you stomach but in you mid chest region do its easier to come up. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Enlarged papillae?: Usually yellow tongue is caused by enlarged tiny projections on the surface of your tongue which are inhabited by bacteria which produce yellow pigments. It is a harmless condition. If however the whites of your eyes are yellow as well you may have jaundice and should see your physician as soon as you are able. If you are unsure, it is always better to have a clinical examination. ...Read more
Volatile sulfur cpds: Usually the yellow color is a volitile sulfur compound. These compounds form when bacteria in your mouth metabolize protein present in the food you eat & old cells that are shed from your cheeks, tongue etc. Remove food & debris by thorough flossing, brushing, & scraping the surface of your tongue. Also brush & swish with chlorine dioxide (ie closys) to kill these gram (-) aneurobic bacteria. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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