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Noticed white coating on tongue in morning. Should I consult a dentist?

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When I get up every morning my tongue has a white coating and I bush the tongue and clean and rinse should I go see a Doctor or a dentist?
Posted Wed, 13 Mar 2013 in Dental Health
Answered by Dr. Gopal Krishna Dash 39 minutes later

Thanks for the query.

With the very limited information posted, I feel that you don't need urgent medical attention . If the white coating is persisting after brush, adherent, bleeding to touch etc, then you should XXXXXXX a doctor. There could be a remote possibility of candida infection.

However, you can wait and watch and look for the symptoms that I suggested.

I hope that I have answered your query

In case you have further query, please get back to me

Best wishes

Dr Gopal K Dash
Neurologist XXXXXXX Hrudayalaya Hospital, Bangalore
email: YYYY@YYYY

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