Who is at more risk for yellow tongue?

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Since yellow tongue is usually caused by the growth of bacteria in your mouth, people with poor oral hygiene, including heavy smokers, are more at risk for yellow tongue.

Also, people with jaundice from liver or gallbladder problems can have an increased risk of developing yellow tongue.

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