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I woke e up this morning with a black tongue i'm 50 years old and this morning my tongue was completely black

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Dr. Louis Sterling
Dentistry - Prosthodontics

In brief: Thrush

Sounds like you have a fungal infection in your mouth (candida albicans or thrush).
See a dentist. It's easily treatable with a prescription lozenge.

In brief: Thrush

Sounds like you have a fungal infection in your mouth (candida albicans or thrush).
See a dentist. It's easily treatable with a prescription lozenge.
Dr. Louis Sterling
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Dr. James Seward
Dermatology

In brief: This

This condition is typically called "black, hairy tongue".
Some of the causes include antibiotic use, smoking, poor oral hygiene, and drinking coffee. I would recommend brushing the tongue twice daily and avoidance of possible causes. If not improved after a few days, consider seeing your physician for further evaluation. I hope that helps!

In brief: This

This condition is typically called "black, hairy tongue".
Some of the causes include antibiotic use, smoking, poor oral hygiene, and drinking coffee. I would recommend brushing the tongue twice daily and avoidance of possible causes. If not improved after a few days, consider seeing your physician for further evaluation. I hope that helps!
Dr. James Seward
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