Change In Bowel Habits, Coated Or Furry Tongue, Decreased Appetite And Diarrhea

Reviewed on 8/31/2020

These symptoms occur in different digestive conditions. Conditions that cause diarrhea may cause dehydration that can lead to excessive debris on the tongue and other body symptoms. Food poisoning, traveler's diarrhea and gastroenteritis are conditions that are temporary, while irritable bowel syndrome produces chronic symptoms that improve and worsen over the long term. If you are concerned about your symptoms, seek the advice of your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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