Symptoms: Feeling of discomfort due to presence of hair on the tongue. Due to growth of fungi it causes burning sensation called glossopyrosis. Some even feel tickling on the roof, nausea, metallic taste and even bad breath.
Treatment: Maintenance of proper oral hygiene by brushing twice a day. Drinking plenty of water and taking roughage food.
Hairy tongue occurs in about 0.5% of adults. However, the prevalence is variable depending on the population studied.