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How do I get rid of black tongue?

Good oral hygiene is the best way to get rid of "black tongue" however fresh pineapple also helps a lot! I f you have been having cold or flu symptoms though you should check with your doctor to ensure that the bump on your tongue is that! ! Any Suggestions here?


  1. Jackelyn Reply:

    Improving oral hygiene, including using a tongue scraper, can help to get rid of black tongue. If an antibiotic was the cause, the condition will subside as soon as Source:

  2. Maudie Reply:

    Mar 7, 2011 WebMD explains what black hairy tongue is, its characteristics, Your doctor may prescribe antibiotics or an antifungal drug to get rid of the

  3. Elene Reply:

    As far as I know, that is not normal! While I am being silly, there is a such thing called a black hairy tongue. It is common among smokers. People with this condition usually have bad breath. Source:

  4. Susanne Reply:

    Black tongue is an overgrowth of fungus or bacteria on the tongue. This can be present because a person has taken some medication that has a high level of antacid in it. This will go away in about 3-5 days and should cause no further harm t… Source:

  5. Theodora Reply:

    Well, there seems to be a few different things that can cause black or hairy tongue. It is pretty common in smokers, and is sometimes seen after using antibiotics. Bad oral hygene can cause it but no one REALLy knows. Source:

  6. Felicidad Reply:

    can tongue scraper get rid of black hairy tongue ? huh so can tongue scraper get rid of black tongue ?

  7. Luis Reply:

    First you need to determine the cause! Certain antibiotics (especially Flagyl/metronidazol) can cause this! Also, taking otc drugs with Bismuth (pepto bismol) can cause it also! If either of these are the cause, the symptoms will subside when you finish taking the medicine!

  8. Marylou Reply:

    Look also for black, tarry stools and or Do black wolves have a black tongue? no, the color of the fur doesnt affect the color of the tongue. How do you get rid of

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