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i have a white coated toung more thick at the back of the tougne i seen a doctor and he said i had oral thrush he gave me nystatin mouth wash and tested for oral thrush but the test cam back negative what could this white coating be
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replied February 1st, 2012
Welcome to ehealthforum.
It is difficult to comment on the cause for the white coated tongue that you describe without examining it and going ahead with further evaluation. The possibilities could include oral thrush, leukoplakia, oral Lichen planus, dehydration, dry mouth, excessive alcohol use, smoking, use of certain medications etc. Visit your doctor for further evaluation if symptoms remain persistent.
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replied March 11th, 2012
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Regardless of what you have, your body needs to be detoxified for it to heal properly. You can purchase a full body detox kit at the health food store.


1. start taking acidophilus capsules, twice daily
2. use a tongue scraper
3. start taking a tbsp. of coconut oil a day. The coconut oil kills the fungus
4. start taking a natural mulitivitamin to build your immune system
5. drink lots water
6. NO processed foods, white sugar, flour, alcohol or coffee.
7. eat lots of fruits and veggies
8 get eight of sleep, so your body can heal.
9. exercise
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