What health problems can be associated with yellow tongue?

In rare cases, yellow tongue can be caused by jaundice, a yellowing of your eyes and skin that may indicate liver or gallbladder problems. If so, proper medical treatment is necessary to avoid further complications.

Otherwise, the main problem with yellow tongue is that it can be an early sign of another disorder called black, hairy tongue.

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