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Symptoms and Causes of Tongue Discoloration

Is your tongue discoloured? It happens when papillae (the structures that give the tongue its texture) become discoloured. Here are the causes and remedies for tongue discolouration.

Causes of discolouration:

Fever, dehydrationScarlet fever, leukoplakia, and other medical conditions, Tobacco use and poor oral hygiene.

See your doctor and dentist to have your tongue and teeth checked.

Remember to brush your tongue daily and rinse after consuming staining foods. Also book appointments at the dentist to have your mouth professionally cleaned.

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