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How Do You Treat Coated Tongue

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Thickly coated tongues: a footprint of viral infection?

Dr. Boyle, I noticed in a question that someone mentioned to you that, among other recent symptoms, their tongue had become white.My question may sound a bit trite, but I would very much appreciate your perspective: I had always been told, when...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
There are a number causes of a "coated" tongue, many are harmless but some may serve as signs of infection. Without seeing your particular tongue, it is tough to comment on the significance of its being coated, but if it has been that way for years,... 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 continually... Read more »

mouth kote?

Have you ever heard of a product called mouth kote used for dry mouth? I'm considering using this... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

...doctors prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks ... Read more »
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Videx EC

...numbness or pain in the hands or feet) may go away once Videx is stopped, but can be painful and permanently debilitating if not treated in time. It occurs more frequently when used with Zerit. Upset stomach, diarrhea, headache, and, more rarely,... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the Read more »
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Chinese Acupuncture

...needles are used to stimulate specific points in the body. These points lie on energy pathways called "meridians." Acupuncture treatments are designed to improve the flow and balance of energy along these meridians. Traditional Chinese medicine... 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 Read more »

coated tongue is not thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...like white patches in your tongue and other parts, that CAN BE REMOVED leaving a red and sometimes bleeding surface. Not like coated tongue that stays the same. Theres a lot a lot of things that cause coated tongue but please dont drive yourself... Read more »

How Long Do Acute Symptoms Last?

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
...i had unprotected sex with someone i didn't really know six weeks ago. a week later i developed bacterial vaginosis. i was treated with an anitbiotic and then my tongue developed a white fuzzy appearance and was tingling. i thought maybe it... Read more »

What is going on .

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is im still having symptoms coated tounge,pains,and nuaseated on and off.Also ive had a yeast infection for 6 months that i treat and keeps comming back also ive had sores in my nose for 6 months that i use antibacterial cream on they clear up... Read more »