Black Hairy Tongue - BHT (Lingua Villosa Nigra)



 
Black hairy tongue (lingua villosa nigra), hairy tongue (lingua villosa)) may be scary, but the situation is harmless. As a short, coarse definition, bacteria or fungi cause the tongue to appear black and hairy, especially after oral hygiene in patients with altered texture and color of taste buds, resulting in the appearance of black pile tongue or black pile . In some cases, the length of the filiform papilla, the filiform papillary, which should normally be about 1 mm in length, is measured more than 15 mm. Because of this image on the back of many patients, tongue cancer causes fear of the wart (papilloma on the stomach), thinking of the onset of oral tumor. Although the black hairy tongue seems alarming, it usually does not cause any health problems and is usually painless. for children and 8.3% for young adults and 57% for those who are drug-addicted and imprisoned.

Taste buds can grow up to 15 times their normal length (this is like a hairy or bloom). Normally, the taste buds are pinkish-white. However, as they grow, they are painted due to food, beverages, and possibly pigments from bacteria or yeast, and they appear as black or dark brown feathers or bristles. Most of the time this color is black. However, brown, yellow, green or other colors can also emerge.
 

Causes of black hairy tongue

 
Among the causes of black hairy tongue is first colonization of the pathogens such as bacteria and fungi on the tongue. After this infection or colonization, the taste buds (papillaries) start to grow and start to prolong hair-like projections. Taste buds can grow up to 15 times their normal length (this is like a hairy or bloom). Normally, the taste buds are pinkish-white. However, as they grow, they are painted due to food, beverages, and possibly pigments from bacteria or yeast, and appear as black or dark brown feathers or bristles. Most of the time this color is black. However, brown, yellow, green or other colors can also emerge.
 
Certain lifestyles and habits can make people more susceptible to black hairy tongue development. These habits and other factors:
 
• bad oral hygiene
• smoking or smoking
• drinking coffee or tea
• use of antibiotics (may disrupt the normal balance of bacteria in the mouth)
• dehydration
• medicines containing chemical bismuth (eg Pepto-Bismol for stomach uptake)
• do not produce enough saliva (use medication to prevent disease or saliva production)
• regularly use garbage containing peroxide, witch hazel or menthol
• To receive head and neck radiation therapy

Apart from these, black hairy tongue is more common to men, to those who use intravenous medication, and to those who are HIV positive.
 
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Murat Enoz, MD, Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgeon - ENT Doctor in Istanbul

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