3 Colors Your Tongue Should Not Be (Infographic)
Your tongue should be nice and pink. When it turns other colors, it may signal a health problem. Discover when your tongue’s color or pattern should prompt you to seek help.
Your tongue — and its color — can tell tales about your health.
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Meanwhile, whenever you brush your teeth, make a habit of inspecting your tongue for discoloration, lumps or soreness.
A persistent sore on the tongue — even when painless —- could be precancerous or cancerous and should be evaluated.