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How Do I Prevent Coated Tongue

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coated tongue

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 »

RECURRENT TONGUE COATING

I have a white coating on my tongue that just won't go away. I also have saliva that is... Read more »

Thrush?...or Coated Tongue after medicine

Dave,I have had protected sex with other people and recently developed a white tongue....evenly... 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, 1 Reply
When the CDC posts that white patches on the tongue are a sign of HIV infection, do they mean thrush? And does anyone know whether a slightly bleeding tongue (in one spot) is a sign of anything? has anyone encountered this before? I'm worried as... Read more »

tongue

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

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