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What is the best way to cure a yellow furry tongue! I scrub evry day and it still comes back, what causes it!?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Need a check-up
Could be anemia, could be furry tongue syndrome, could be unusual diet, vitamin deficiency.
Go for complete, thorough check-up.

In brief: Need a check-up
Could be anemia, could be furry tongue syndrome, could be unusual diet, vitamin deficiency.
Go for complete, thorough check-up.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
In brief: See your Dentist
See your dentist to be evaluated for thrush.

In brief: See your Dentist
See your dentist to be evaluated for thrush.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
In brief: Furry Tongue
If you've already tried daily scrubbing with a tongue scraper (and stopped smoking if you do), and you still have a "yellow furry tongue" , you will need to see a local dentist for a complete medical and dental history and a clinical exam for a solution to your dilemma.

In brief: Furry Tongue
If you've already tried daily scrubbing with a tongue scraper (and stopped smoking if you do), and you still have a "yellow furry tongue" , you will need to see a local dentist for a complete medical and dental history and a clinical exam for a solution to your dilemma.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
In brief: Keep on brushing
Food debris and bacteria frequently can build up on the tongue surface and you are doing the best thing by cleaning you tongue regularly.
Be careful about scrubbing too hard. Some medications, dry mouth, sinus or post nasal drip flu or other illnesses can increase the build up. Keep on brushing your tongue.

In brief: Keep on brushing
Food debris and bacteria frequently can build up on the tongue surface and you are doing the best thing by cleaning you tongue regularly.
Be careful about scrubbing too hard. Some medications, dry mouth, sinus or post nasal drip flu or other illnesses can increase the build up. Keep on brushing your tongue.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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