Why do I have a black tongue?

Answer Although it might look scary, a black tongue is usually harmless. There is no need to panic or make a trip to the emergency room as this condition can usually be treated at home.Why the Tongue Turn... Read More »

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Is the Chow Chow the only dog to have blue and black tongue?

Chow Chows are not the only breed of dog to have blue and black tongues. Some mixed-breed dogs and purebreds, such as the Chinese shar pei, Akita, Alaskan malamute and Siberian husky, can have blue... Read More »

Is a black tongue dangerous?

On One Hand: Not Very DangerousBlack tongue usually occurs because the individual practices poor oral hygiene, along with the small bumps (papillae) on their tongue growing rather than wearing down... Read More »

Baby has a black tongue?

If you are referring to the Seizure medicine, yes. You absolutely must stop taking it. Do not stop taking it without a doctor knowing though. Go see your neurologist. He may be able to put you on s... Read More »

What dog breed has a black tongue?

Both Chow Chows and Chinese Shar-Pei breeds have black tongues. Black spots on other breeds' tongues don't necessarily mean they have Chow Chow or Shar-Pei lineage; those are just spots of extra pi... Read More »