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What is the remedy for smelly white layer that develops on my tongue ?

hi ... I m 32 yr old problem is that my tounge always appears with smelly white layer..I use tounge cleaner 4 to 5 times in a day..but still it developes again...moreover during little more tension or pressure in work schedule, tounge goes very very dry and white layer developes faster... whats the remedy??
Asked On : Tue, 12 Apr 2011
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1. Do you suffer from heartburn and acid reflux? Stress increases acid reflux, causing dryness in the throat and worsening a coated tongue. Take a tablet of omeprazole 20 mg early in the morning half an hour before breakfast on an empty stomach for 6 - 8 weeks.
2. The coated tongue is usually bacterial and fungal overgrowth. Use a Betadine gargle and Candid mouth paint for a week.
3. Cut down on milk and milk products.
4. Clean your tongue regularly. Rule out any dental and sinus disease.
5. How are your bowel movements? Do you suffer from constipation?
Answered: Wed, 13 Apr 2011
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