|Can u brush the white coat away easily
Sep 30, 2012
Im in the army ive taken have HIV test all negative I have one question the white film or coat can it be easily brushed away I mean ill brush an go the whole day but if I dont brush for like a day its back I have no spots patches or nothing its just ill have a white tongue is this normal DOC. And I also just did another test that negative as well
| Response from Dr. McGowan
Your HIV tests are both negative. Your description of the white coating is not consistent with oral thrush (aka oral candidiasis). Building up a coat on one's tongue is not uncommon. I think it is good oral hygiene to either brush one's tongue or use a tongue cleaner on a daily basis. Thanks Joe
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