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Suffering from white tongue. Tested negative for infection. What can I do to get rid of this?

Hi I have been suffering with a white tongue for a couple of years now, And with me getting my tongue pierced soon (2 days) I am desperate to get rid of it. I do brush my tongue every day with a tongue scraper as well. I have heard salt solution with water is very good But I am not sure. I have been to the doctors and she tested me for any infections which came up negative. What can I do to get rid of this fast? Thank you.
Asked On : Thu, 28 Jun 2012
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the white tongue may be caused by various disorders most importantly being
Candida fungal infection, Leukoplakic patch, and hypertrphied papillae of unclean tongue.

First make a note that whtr, is there, any thing that can be scrapped off from the tongue or not and whtr you are smoker or not?
if you are a smoker, then see a dental surgeoun for possible diagnosis of WHITE PATCH (leukoplakia) or Candidiasis infection for which you might require antifungal drugs.

Otherwise, use a tooth brush to scrap off the tongue followed by either warm saline solution gargles or of Chlorhexidine mouthwash or Mild Hydrozen Peroxide solution at least twice a day.
Answered: Fri, 7 Sep 2012
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