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Tongue pain

02/13/2009

Question:

The tip of my tongue on the top and the bottom hurts, but theres no sign of a cut, bumps, or any other.

Answer:

It could be related to: dry mouth, nutritional (vitamins),  gastrointestinal (digestive system), a fungus (candida), burning mouth syndrome or just irritation (inflammation).  You should have your dentist check it.

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Response by:

David Lee Hall, DDS David Lee Hall, DDS
Clinical Associate Professor of Primary Care
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University