Please help - black tongue !!!

e_lucy

Member
S: 14st12lb C: 14st12lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 33.6 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
Hi There

I am on the Go Lower diet but I thought I would post on here because more people look at it - a bit worried as I have been in ketosis for 4 days ... and I have just been to have my usual evening tooth brush and have noticed my tongue is BLACK ... I havent had anything to eat that is coloured ... and ooooo I am just a bit on the worried side ... and I know a lot of you ladies and gents are in ketosis too .. is this a side effect ?

xx
 
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LaydeeBug

Full Member
Hi,

I have never heard of this ~ I wouldn't know about it at all.
The only thing I would say is that when your tongue goes blue or black, you may need medical advice.

I hope it's nothing to worry about, and maybe someone else knows something i don't, but I would maybe call the NHS helpline for advice?
 

e_lucy

Member
S: 14st12lb C: 14st12lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 33.6 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
Thank you :) Just read a website that said it can be a sign of 'starvation ketosis' ... just not feeling like im being starved though ! Going to ring NHS direct in the morning if it's still there. Going to drink plenty of water x
 

LaydeeBug

Full Member
Hope you are ok. And good luck with your diet. xx :)
 




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