Yellow On The Tip Of The Tongue Of A 1-year-old Child?
I have 14 months. His tongue was thick yellow tip at the end of his tongue I clean difficult. That’s why the cause? Dangerous or not? During this time he ate normally.
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Yellow tongue usually occurs due to the accumulation of dead skin cells on the surface of the tongue papilla. This often happens when the tongue papilla is enlarged and bacteria in the mouth produce a yellowish color pigment.
Yellow tongue or can be a sign caused by various possible conditions for example:
Poor oral hygine, or bad oral hygiene Dry mouth mucosa Eating certain foods or drinks that leave a yellowish tint Sign of chronic infection Symptoms of infection such as typhoid fever Smoking habits Gastric acid Disease Yellow tongue can occur due to discoloration on the surface tongue but in most cases it is a temporary condition and most are harmless. But to ascertain the cause of the condition, you should consult further with the dentist at the nearest health facility. For the time being to prevent a dirty or yellow tongue you can do the following things:
Maintain oral hygiene and brush your teeth regularly Use tongue scrapings to clean the tongue Gargle with mouth rinse, Drink enough water 2-3 liters a day to maintain mouth moisture Avoid smoking Consume self-medication without doctor's instructions. Consumption of foods high in fiber can help reduce the growth of bacteria in the mouth causing the tongue to turn yellow. That's all our answer, hopefully it's useful