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Coated Tongue Treatment

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Hi Doctor Reznik? You are doing an excellent job - keep it up! My question is, by the way I'm writing from South Africa, I have noticed whitish stuff at the back of my toungue for some three weeks. A few days ago when I rushed my mouth I...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Chances are while attempting to remove the "coating" you brushed a bit too aggressively and injured this portion of your tongue. The key is for people with coated tongue, whether they are HIV positive or not, to gently brush the tongue... Read more »

Do Amoxyllin cause white coating in the tongue - JB

Doc JB, 1day after having unsafe sex w/ a woman, i voluntarily take 1 amoxyllin 250 mg every 7 hrs... Read more »

Post-Nasal Drip and Coated Tongue

My question is two-fold. I have excess post-nasal drip. Since I not a "spitter," I... Read more »
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Coated Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Do any fellow HIV + peoples know what causes coated tongue(overgrowth of papilae)? I use a tongue cleaner and brush, but every morning it's still there. I dont suffer from dry mouth and feel somewhat o.k., and it doesn't cause any pain. I heard once... Read more »

coated tongue is not thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello. Ive seen a lot a lot of people concern about having their tongues whited. They say i brush it and the next day is the same, is this hiv sympton? NO. One thing is trush that appears like white patches in your tongue and other parts, that CAN... Read more »

tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
is it true that severe stress can make your tongue white?

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For those worrying about their tongue being white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here's some pics of Hiv/AIDs patients with thrush (or white coat on tongue). Go to the HIV/AIDS section

http://www.afraidtoask.com/std.html
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