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Yellowish Coating On Tongue
Brush or scrape it: The coating you describe is a buildup of particles from the many things you put in your mouth. The tongue surface is made of deep fissures that easily trap and collect these particles. To get rid of it get in the habit of brushing your tongue when you brush your teeth. You can also scape the tongue with a tongue scraper or the edge of a spoon or a smooth table knife. Food tastes better, too. ...Read more
Brush tongue: The coating is plaque, the same thing that builds up on your teeth. Brushing your to gue or using a tongue scraper will remove it. But must like the plaque on your teeth it will keep co inge back. It can be worse when you are sick, like with a cold or virus, or certain foods. Some people have more than other.Tongue cleaning will keep it under comtrol. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My tongue has a yellow coating on the sides and back of it. Was wondering what could cause this. I have been having body temperature issues recently.
My tongue has been swollen for a week i started to get patches of yellow thick coating on my tongue. And the other patches is just flesh what is wrong?
Thrush: The most common cause of the symptoms you describe is thrush. This is a yeast infection that typically occurs after prolonged or frequent antibiotic use but can happen for a variety of reasons, such as in patients who's immune system is weak and diabetics. Visit an ENT doctor. The treatment is usually a medicated mouthwash. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have mono and my tongue has these small painful bumps here and there and a yellowish white coating on it. What does this mean??
Hi , I have a yellow/ green coating on my tongue constantly.. Which only goes away when I brush it. I have to brush it really vigorously.
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