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Dry mouth white tongue have advanced cancer no candidia what is causing it?
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Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry
In brief: Cancer treatments
Chemotherapy and radiation therapy usually associated with the cancer therapy has a very common side effects on top of those are dry mouth and bacterial imbalance in the oral cavity which causes the white tongue.

In brief: Cancer treatments
Chemotherapy and radiation therapy usually associated with the cancer therapy has a very common side effects on top of those are dry mouth and bacterial imbalance in the oral cavity which causes the white tongue.
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dr. Tarek Hamid
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
In brief: How are you sure it
Is not candida? You do not mention pain (herpangina/vincent's agina is quite painful), did you have head & neck radiotherapy? We use salt/club soda, and i like full strength h2o2 washes, avoid alcohol wash, try a tongue scraper, keep your oral hygiene clean with simple washes, and check your doc about hydration and my questions back to you.

In brief: How are you sure it
Is not candida? You do not mention pain (herpangina/vincent's agina is quite painful), did you have head & neck radiotherapy? We use salt/club soda, and i like full strength h2o2 washes, avoid alcohol wash, try a tongue scraper, keep your oral hygiene clean with simple washes, and check your doc about hydration and my questions back to you.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: Hairy leukoplakia
Patients with immune-suppressed state may develop white confluent patches on the tongue due to epstein barr virus infection.
Treatment needs to directed at the underlying condition.

In brief: Hairy leukoplakia
Patients with immune-suppressed state may develop white confluent patches on the tongue due to epstein barr virus infection.
Treatment needs to directed at the underlying condition.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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