- Your White, Lacy Plaque on Tongue May Also be Known as:
- Coated tongue
- Furry tongue
- Fuzzy tongue
- White fuzz on tongue
- White layer on my tongue
- White patch in my mouth
- White plaque on my tongue
- White tongue
Top 2 White, Lacy Plaque on Tongue Causes
Oral candidiasis in infants is a fungal infection of the mouth and tongue caused by a fungal species called Candida.
You can safely treat this condition on your own by administering nystatin oral which is an over-the-counter liquid antifungal medication.
- Top Symptoms:
- white, lacy plaque on tongue, deep cracks at the corners of the mouth
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2.Fungal Esophageal Infection (Candida Esophagitis)
Candida esophagitis (thrush) is a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining the mouth and tongue. It can spread to the esophagus, the tube that connects the throat to the stomach. This can cause symptoms like pain when swallowing. Patients with a supressed immune system are more at risk.
You do should discuss with your primary care physician if treatment with anti-fungal therapy is needed.
- Top Symptoms:
- nausea or vomiting, pain below the ribs, deep chest pain, behind the breast bone, moderate fever, pain with swallowing
- Primary care doctor
Questions Your Doctor May Ask About White, Lacy Plaque on Tongue
- Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
- Q.Have you been feeling more tired than usual, lethargic or fatigued despite sleeping a normal amount?
- Q.Have you experienced any nausea?
- Q.Do you currently smoke?
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White, Lacy Plaque on Tongue Symptom Checker Statistics
People who have experienced white, lacy plaque on tongue have also experienced:
- 5% Sore Throat
- 3% Fatigue
- 2% Diarrhea
People who have experienced white, lacy plaque on tongue were most often matched with:
- 13% Oral Thrush
- 9% Fungal Esophageal Infection (Candida Esophagitis)
Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).