What Causes Black Tongue in Humans?

Answer

Black tongue is a condition where the tongue surface turns dark. It is caused by overgrowth of fungi or bacteria in the mouth, bad oral sanitation, heavy smoking, drinking very hot coffee/tea and excessive intake of antibiotics.
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