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Oral-health

Question
Posted by: worried | 2006/10/31

Q.

re dry mouth white tongue

this posting i had bruising that only lasted a day

Subject: dry mouth white tongue
Posted by: worried
Message:
i have had a problem with dry mouth and white tongue for over two years at first i thought it might be thrush but have tried every treatment possible fluzol fo 30 days twice and nystatin, it all started after a bout of pityriasis rosea, i had bruising in the mouth for about a day and then my tongue turned white and my mouth became dry any idea what could be the cause, i am a smoker and also find it gets worse with stress and alcohol intake

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

I suggest you see an Oral Medicine Specialist (you will find one at one of the Dental Teaching Hospitals- Wits, Medunsa, Pretoria, Stellenbosch).
You may also need to have him liase with your physician.

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