Have you ever seen some funky in the mirror? There can white spots or red bumps that can be the sign of some diseases on your tongue. Here you will get to know about tongue pain and illness.
It could mean:
It means that there is a deficiency of Vitamin. This color of your tongue would imply that there is a lack of iron or B12 in your body. According to the director of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at Mount Sinai Hospital, Naomi Ramer, these elements are essential to mature papillae on your tongue. There is a lose of Papillae if there is a lack of these elements. It can make your tongue look very smooth.
Brown or Black Fuzz
It could mean
In this condition, you do not have the best tongue health or oral hygiene. A tongue may look nasty if covered in dark hairs. An American Dental Association consumer advisor spokesperson, DDS, Ada Cooper explains that there is papilla on our tongue which is small bumps. These bumps grow throughout the lifetime. Doctors said that the primary concern does not cause this condition of the tongue.
Cottage Cheese White
It could mean
In such a condition, you may have a yeast infection. It is lumpy, the white=coated tongue that could be thrush. This oral yeast infection can get caused by overproduction of candida. This condition is linked to antibiotics. Dr. Tylor says that our tongue is home for naturally occurring bacteria and yeast. When a person takes medicines, these selectively kill off the bacteria. This killing can allow yeast to take over the area which does not get killed by antibiotics.