Patient Comments: Tongue Problems - Describe Your Problems

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Comment from: HP, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: September 04

I frequently have skin cells flaking off of top of the tongue. I catch myself 'harvesting' the flakes and swallowing them. The top of my tongue is mildly irritated beginning about 1 inch from tip. I have had my dentist examine my tongue twice. The second time he called in another dentist in the office for a consultation. He had no knowledge of this issue. He took photos and sent to an oral surgeon. He had no knowledge of my symptoms either. I have made an appointment with an ear, nose and throat specialist for a further exam. Irritation is mild.

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Comment from: Frank Lim, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: July 15

There seems to be a cut on the front of my tongue and it would not heal. It now gets very sensitive whenever I drink or eat anything spicy, sour, hot, almost anything that has a strong taste. I could feel the biting effect into the pores.

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Comment from: Nancy, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: May 09

I had a biopsy of the left side of my tongue February 12th for a whitish, tender area. The biopsy was negative, apparently inflammation. Still three months later, my tongue is excruciatingly sore. The area that the doctor (ENT) put 2 sutures in has healed about 6 weeks ago, leaving this rolled, small worm-like area about 1 inch long that is sore to eat, talk, and swallow.

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Comment from: Bill1234, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: October 15

I have an irritation on the side of my tongue. I have had a biopsy which came back negative. I had a new crown put in a couple of years ago and that is when it started. However, the dentist does believe I have no allergic reaction to the crown. There are no visible sores.

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Comment from: Cookie, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: August 20

I have what looks like a clear bump on the skin under my tongue.

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Comment from: Yollie, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: June 10

My tongue is red with white sores and it burns (tongue is raw) if I eat or drink. And my throat is very sore.

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Comment from: sara, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: June 08

I have a small dark spot on the end of my tongue. It is about the size of the top of a pencil eraser.

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Comment from: NATASHA, 7-12 Male (Caregiver) Published: February 04

My son's tongue constantly kind of splits on the tip and he has fever when it happens. It also bleeds and is painful and he can't eat.

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Comment from: nanakimmyg, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: January 13

I have what looks like a skin tag on my tongue. Mildly painful every once in a while but I know it's there, if that makes sense.

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Comment from: Jill f, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: December 30

I have two one inch white patches on both sides of tongue near teeth. I have had an extreme cough for almost two weeks. I wonder if this is caused from coughing.

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