Dentists in your Area:
, 22182
Distance: 15.6 Miles
Rockville, 20850
Distance: 17.7 Miles
Rockville, 20852
Distance: 19.5 Miles
Falls Church, 22044
Distance: 21.1 Miles
Frederick, 21701
Distance: 25.9 Miles
Silver Spring, 20904
Distance: 28.8 Miles
Laurel, 20707-5000
Distance: 33.4 Miles
Alexandria, 22314
Distance: 36.7 Miles
Ellicott City, 21042-3607
Distance: 37.5 Miles
Ellicott City, 21042-2801
Distance: 38.7 Miles
start your health research here
Search Checkdent
dental-videos
DENTAL FORUM
Search Forum
0

Oral thrush?

User Level:
Patient
Posted by: Bb0789x  (1 year ago)
I've had a white coating on my tongue for the past few weeks and it tastes terrible. I was wondering if this looks normal or if it is thrush?

Picture here-
https://imgur.com/a/YuGJv

User Level:
Dentist
White coating on your tongue is caused due to bacterial infection by a buildup of bacteria, debris, fungus, and dead cells. This can be treated with
1)antifungal medicines such as clotrimazole lozenge, itraconazole
2)nystatin, which is an antifungal mouthwash that you swish around in your mouth and then swallow
But before implementing all these you must concern with your nearby dentist at least once.
Posted 1 year ago
User Level:
Dentist
White coating on the top of the tongue, very common. The bacteria that grow there produce sulfur containing compounds that are usually white in color and also smell. That is bad breath. To get rid of the white coating you need a tongue cleaner that has both a brush and a scraper.
 
Posted 10 months ago
0
loading