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What Causes Coated Tongue

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Cause of coated tongue?

Dr. Reznik: Thank you for this column. I am a HIV negative man who recently developed coated tongue. I am a non-smoker and I drink only an occassional glass of white wine. Recently though, I did take some strong dosages of a natural diet pill...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Yes, dry mouth or xerostomia is often a factor related to coated tongue.DR 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 »

Which tests would you run on a coated tongue to cover all possible infectious causes?

Thanks for your answer on coated tongues. Which cultures would you do to cover the spectrum of... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello, I have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the... Read more »

Need ur Help!

Posted by Anonymous
Do you all have a white coating on your tongue? it is painless, is this natural? Read more »