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Yellow tongue?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
As I;ve had a problem yeast / candida for years, I've had a whitish colored tongue. I just noticed that my tongue looks more yellowish the last few days than white. Any idea what a yellowish togue means? Talk about weird!
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why is my tongue white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have one question though, why is my tounge white, is this normal for a tounge. it doesnt hurt, and the stuff doesnt scrape of easily. its just like white in the back. is this normal or is this thrush??????? PS, i tested negative at 5 months and... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, does anyone know if you can have a white hairy tongue that doesn't scrape off and have white creamy cheeks on the mouthcheeks without being hiv+? I never had problems with my tongue it used to be pink and now I have floaters at times and never... Read more »

dry metallic tasting white tongue? thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
recently i developed slightly white yellowish thin coating to my tongue. i've been a pretty regular smoker for ten years, and quit cold turkey when i saw this. i can brush my tongue to the point where it is ALMOST gone, but not entirely. then... Read more »

Question regarding the white patch on tongue

Posted by shuda, 1 Reply
I dont know as yet if I am HIV +ve or -ve. I have a white streak along the sides my tongue and it is not painful. It can be scraped away easily and I have removed it. I dont have any other symptoms. I have a habit of chewing tongue and cheek.
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yellow tongue

dear doctor, ive been told by my primary physician not to worry about having geographic tongue. ive been hiv+ since 1991 and have had geograhic tongue for the last 3 years. recently the color in the center and toward the back of my tongue has...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
There may be several explanations as to why the color of the back area of your tongue has changed color including something as simple as staining of the papillae or more complicated such as increased bilirubin levels. If your liver enzymes were... Read more »

yellow tongue

is a yellow tongue the sign of anything?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Please see a doctor if you have questions about symptoms. You can also look through the Dr. Reznik's responses in the <a href="" target=_new>Geographic... Read more »

yellow tongue and sore throat

Dear SirsI am worried about my brother. He has had HIV for approx. 15 years and been on combination drugs for since christmas 2005. His glands keep popping up and down but he has a yellow tongue and sore throat at the moment. He has not a lot of...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A wide variety of problems can cause tongue problems and sorethroat. An evaluation by his HIV specialist and possibly a dentist or ENT doctor can better define the nature of the problem (? bacterial versus viral versus fungal infection or... Read more »

Yellow Eyes

I was wondering if it normal for the whites of my eyes to turn yellow? My parents and friends have all been telling me that my eyes are yellow. My body was fighting off the primary infection a few weeks ago and I went through all the symptoms 3...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Yellow eyes are often due to jaundice from elevated bilirubin levels. That is often due to hepatitis or some other liver problem. You made need to have your liver evaluated. Primary HIV infection generally does not cause hepatitis but rarely can.... Read more »
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