black tongue

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: tongue - a benign side effect of some antibiotics; dark overgrowth of the papillae of the tongue
side effect - a secondary and usually adverse effect of a drug or therapy; "severe headaches are one of the side effects of the drug"
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A Black Hairy Tongue is a temporary harmless condition that gives your tongue a dark hairy appearance.
The general consensus is that although it doesn't look nice there's rarely anything sinister about it; * Black hairy tongue - the tongue is covered with tiny little bumps called papillae.