My 7-month-old has had brown on the back half of her tongue for 12 days. It’s quite noticeable now, and creeping forward. She’s on breastmilk and finger foods. I feel it might be thrush, as she recently has had a fungal diaper rash and my breasts are getting a definite intermittent burning. We were at the pediatrician today and he believed it was staining from food. Anyone experience this? I know thrush is typically white, but can it be brown?
grapefruit / 4056 posts
Does it sound like this? https://www.webmd.com/oral-health/guide/black-hairy-tongue
persimmon / 1310 posts
It doesn't look hairy, not yet anyway. She can't tell me if it feels or tastes weird, so I don't know. I took antibiotics a month ago, so a fungal issue is certainly a possibility. I was hoping someone would have a similar experience to share.