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Why is my tongue sometimes yellow in the morning?

Why is my tongue sometimes yellow in the morning?

Yellow tongue: Possibly due to debris and bacteria in the mouth and on the tongue overnight. Be sure that your night time oral care includes brushing your tongue gently, but thoroughly. ...Read more

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Why appears the yellow substance on tongue esspecially in the morning?

Why appears the yellow substance on tongue esspecially 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 more

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For the past 2months I have noticed that in the morning my tongue is yellow even though I brush before bed what could it be ?

For the past 2months I have noticed that in the morning my tongue is yellow even though I brush before bed what could it be ?

Yellow tongue in AM: It may be a sign of mild dehydration that happens overnight while you're asleep. As long as you feel well, there probably isn't anything to worry about. Just drink some water in the morning and see if that helps. But don't drink too much water before bed or you'll be up to the bathroom during the night. If you smoke, that can make the tongue look yellow (best to stop smoking, for many reasons). ...Read more

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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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Throw up yellow bile every now in then in the morning while tongue cleaning/brushing teeth, what does it mean? (24 years old)

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 more

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Why is my tongue yellow and sore? What causes this?

Why is my tongue yellow and sore? What causes this?

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

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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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What can cause a yellow tongue?

What can cause a yellow tongue?

Tongue discoloration: On the surface of the tongue are multiple papillae, which come in different sizes and shapes. These can easily be discolored by things we eat, drink and even inhale. The most common things that cause a yellowish discoloration of the tongue include tobacco (both smoking and chewing), coffee, tea and even brown sodas and other dark beverages. ...Read more

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How common is a yellow tongue?

How common is a  yellow tongue?

Thrush: If there is pain as well, tis could be oral thrush, a fungal infection. If there is no pain, there are a number of considerations from vitamin deficiencies to acid reflux. Only a physical exam and complete history could provide an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more