White Tongue: Causes & Treatment


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Which of these causes of a white tongue involves an infection by a fungus?

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1. Which of these causes of a white tongue is the one that is most likely to progress to oral cancer?


Which of the following is NOT a standard treatment option for oral cancer?

I. Radiation therapy

II. Surgery

III. Antibiotics

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will help you to gauge your understanding of the causes and treatments of a white tongue. Interactive quiz questions will cover areas like a related type of fungal infection and oral cancer.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Address the following:

  • Treating oral cancer
  • Options for taking care of a given cause of white tongue
  • One of the least harmful maladies associated with this medical condition

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the different causes of white tongue and what they can lead to
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to treat oral cancer
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the degree of harm and seriousness of white tongue

Additional Learning

For a better idea of this strange medical phenomenon, we've designed the lesson called White Tongue: Causes & Treatment. Follow along with these reference points as you study:

  • Appearance of a healthy tongue
  • Causes of white tongue
  • Examples of these maladies
  • Treatment of a white tongue