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My tongue is snow white am I dehydrated?
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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
6 doctors agree
In brief: Yeast infection?
Common causes are candida infection (yeast), any respiratory infection, dehydration.
There are some causes which has to be discussed with your doctor.

In brief: Yeast infection?
Common causes are candida infection (yeast), any respiratory infection, dehydration.
There are some causes which has to be discussed with your doctor.
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Dr. Victor Zeines
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe
Usually dehydration shows up as a dry red tongue.
..This whitness could be a yeast infection of a toxic conditioon. Tongues can trun white when the body is undergoing some sort of cleanse or there is a circulation problem or if your sick. Question is this a coating on top of your tongue?

In brief: Maybe
Usually dehydration shows up as a dry red tongue.
..This whitness could be a yeast infection of a toxic conditioon. Tongues can trun white when the body is undergoing some sort of cleanse or there is a circulation problem or if your sick. Question is this a coating on top of your tongue?
Dr. Victor Zeines
Dr. Victor Zeines
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Dr. David Kam
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See a doctor
White coating can also be yeast infection (oral thrush).

In brief: See a doctor
White coating can also be yeast infection (oral thrush).
Dr. David Kam
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
In brief: Many possibilites
A white tongue can be caused by many things including debris, bacteria and dead cells getting lodged between the inflamed papillae, dehydration, dry mouth, fever, smoking, a condition known as leukoplakia, lichen planus and thrush (candidiasis).
See your dentist or an oral surgeon for a definitive diagnosis.

In brief: Many possibilites
A white tongue can be caused by many things including debris, bacteria and dead cells getting lodged between the inflamed papillae, dehydration, dry mouth, fever, smoking, a condition known as leukoplakia, lichen planus and thrush (candidiasis).
See your dentist or an oral surgeon for a definitive diagnosis.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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