Conditions with symptom: 'spots on tongue'
hi, I've had a problem with my tongue now for a few months i have always brushed my teeth and my tongue three times a day. But 3 months ago i noticed that i had red/white spots at the back of my tongue a few days after noticing these my tongue became covered in a white coating, which looks horrible i went to see my doctor, and was told it was oral thrush and was given something to put on my tongue two weeks of using this did nothing so i again made another appointment with my doctor this time getting told that the white coating on my tongue was from dehydration and the spots was normal, although i drink a lot of water, anyway i was given some gel stuff to put on my tongue but it just seems to be getting worse... and i don't know what else i could do, i've tried using a tongue scrapper but the white coating just keeps coming back .... advice would be very much appreciated.
For as long as i remember, i have had a rather strange white coating on the back of my tongue and when i looked further into the back of my mouth, there have been small but very visible lumps/spots at the sides and back of the tongue and even bigger lumps at the centre of my tongue. I tend to get bad breath and i can scrape off this 'white stuff' and it smells. is this normal?
Hello, I also had that, it was because i was not brushing my teeth regularly. Its probably a build up of dead skin cells. It could also be from dehydration. A more concerning cause of this could be thrush or candidal infection which is a form of fungus. you might want to go check with a doctor just in case and if it is thrush. All of these should be solved relatively simply :) a course of medication suited to your symptoms, I wouldnt worry about it ^_^
I have a yellow discolouration on my tongue that I have had for months and it is concerning me. My doctor prescribed Daktarin gel which I tried but I constantly have a yellow discolouration on my tongue which doesnt look very nice. I am also worried that it may result in bad breath. What can be causing this? and how can I get rid of it? Id appreciate any advice. I brush my teeth twice daily and also use mouthwash and I also have been using a tongue brush for months. The coating does scrape off my tongue with my tongue brush but it re-appears. I cannot get rid of the coating from the very back of my tongue either because I cannot reach that far using the tongue brush. Many thanks.
Me too. My thick yellowish coating is only at the backof the tongue. I scrape it or brush it with a plastic scraper or toothbrush almost every day. Gps and an oral medicine practitioner have said there's probably nothing wrong but they've taken samples from my mouth an blood to check. I've had this condition for years and years and it really bugs me. I try to eat as many cleansing foods as poss- raw fruit and veg and am cutting back on sugar and dairy. It doesn't seem to smell- thank goodness! but looks horrible. I'm thinking of going to see a nutritionist next. Good luck with yours!
I'm 16 years old and so i did oral with my boyfriend and i noticed i had really foul breath afterwards along with a white-ish looking tongue. I went to go brush my teeth along with my tongue and i think its somewhat better. Also my tongue is back to a normal looking pinkish color in my opinion. Can doing oral lead to a white looking tongue and or bad breath? I did some research just to be safe and apparently symptoms of HIV can cause white tongue. The thing is i'm not experiencing an other symptoms of HIV and that my tongue isn't white anymore after brushing. And that my boyfriend and i are sure we dont have HIV and or AIDS. I'm confused. Either i have a really bad brushing habit causing my breath to smell bad and the white tongue and or something else? please help
My 2 year old has big teeth marks on her tongue, I have noticed over the last few months the odd tooth mark on her tongue it is as though she has bit rite into her tongue leaving teeth marks engraved, it's not bleeding or infected or anything. She woke up a couple of nights ago crying which is very unlike her and we couldn't work out what was wrong but think this was maybe when she had bitten her tongue.
hi for long now i have been surfering from bad breadth, i have tried all products to see if it would work but all this to no avail. and what really bothers me is that i brush my teeth the right way and my tongue, sometimes i brush my tongue and teeth at night but when i wake up in the morning i realise that i have a white coated tongue i have tried using the tongue scraper, and probiotics tablets but still no changes and i am embarassed to go see my dentist about this. can sumone please help me out and tell me what to do. thanks
You can use Hydrogen Poroxide. Ratio 1:3. one part Poroxide 3 parts water. sish it around your mouth for thirty seconds and then rinse, brush, moutwash. do this everyday 3 times a day for a week or two and you should get results.
I got my tongue pierced around 4 days ago and I think it might be infected because aroubd the piercing it is still swollen and there is puss coming from the hole of where the bar goes through my tongue and behind the bar my tongue is sort of green i have been using mouth wash after eating but I don't know what else to do
go to your doctor as you are right this sounds like an infection. antibiotics should clear that up fairly quickly!
i got mine done last year and when i got it done there was yellow stuff round it but it turns out it was a bit of skin so it might be that hope this helps if it swells after a week fone the peircing place and tell them and go to your doctor
my tongue has a yellowy/orange thick coating build-up on it every morning . I brush my teeth and use a tongue scraper on my tongue before i go to bed , but wake up with this yukky gunk on it . Its making me very concious
I have had problems with my mouth for a couple of months & have been to dentist (all ok) & am seeing doctor monthly my tongue gets spots on it & produces a nasty taste & my mouth becomes very sore & my tongue swells it is much better but it's not gone away, the doctor has given me fluconazole 50mg & have been on it everyday for 3 months but am worried when they have finished it will get bad again Thanks Emma
I have had a chronic furry/hairy tongue for as long as I can remember. It just never goes away. I scrub my tongue with a tongue scraper and toothpaste sometimes three times a day, but it comes back within hours. Sometimes it wont even come off, and my tongue smells like dogs dirt. Doctors just look at me and say it isnt oral thrush (whioh would make sense as ive tried Nystatin and this didnt work)Nothing works, ive tried live yoghurts, mouthwashes, tea tree oil, everything! Ive heard that it could be a result of Vitamin B12 deficiency/ smoking (I only smoke on saturday night) Other websites have said that Hairy tongue can be cured with antibiotics. I am at the end of my wits. Sonya, Northern Ireland
please try garlic tablets and essential oregano oil
Hi, my wife had a black tongue at the back and it looked kind of hairy and like the tongue was splitting. She had the camera down the throat and was told she had Barrett's asophagitis and this causes the acid reflux to come up the throat causing the hairy tongue. Hope this is of some help.
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