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Ways To Treat Coated Tongue

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Post-Nasal Drip and Coated Tongue

My question is two-fold. I have excess post-nasal drip. Since I not a "spitter," I continually try to swallow is back. Is there are suggested treatment to reduce the amount and thickness of the mucus caused by this condition? Will gargling with...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Coated tongueis not a fungal overgrowth as is the case with candidiasis (thrush), which explains why Mycelex troches and Diflucan have not Read more »

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,... Read more »

Egads! Coated Tongue or what?

Hey Doc!First off, thanks for all you tireless work on this site as well as HIVDENT. A quick... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

... What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Cat's Claw (Uña de Gato)

...function. However, a patent isnot the same thing as approval by the Food and DrugAdministration. Keplinger has used cat's claw to treat somepeople with herpes or HIV. Other research showed that cat's claw also contains differentkinds of... 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 »

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 »

Some Help Here? Please?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...* Today, my tounge begins to turn chalk white. I'm perfectly prepared to chalk it off to the antibiotics - when I was being treated empirically (I guess that means as a precaution, even though I wound up testing negative) for gonorrhea and... Read more »