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Extra skin on side of tongue

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
How old is it?: If it is just a tail from the suture, could trim it with small scissor. If recently placed, could also call dr who placed it for check / trim vs remov... Read More
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Periodontics 43 years experience
Need a trim: Call the surgeon. The sutures sounds like it needs a trim.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
General Surgery 30 years experience
Leukoplakia: If its a thickened, white patches on your gums or the insides of your cheek or even the bottom of your mouth or your tongue it could be leukoplakia. T... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
In\on Tongue?: This needs to be seen and evaluated in person and not via the internet. If it is in the center in front underneath your tongue it is most likely a lin... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kari Sakurai
Dentistry 33 years experience
See your dentist: Have an evaluation with your dentist. They will be able to assess what the issue is or if it is a normal.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
See a dentist: This is probably normal and no treatment needed. You can have your general dentist check it. Take care.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
See doc: You could have this checked out by a dentist or dermatologist.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 12 years experience
Tongue lesion: It could, but you could also have a a condition related to fungal infection. When you run the patch off, is it red underneath? This could be a conditi... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Depalma
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
TMJ ?: Difficult to answer without knowing exact anatomic location however see if temporomandibular joint disorder may be the culprit.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Normal variant...: I suspect what you are describing is just a normal variant - normal for you and not a problem. If you have pain or notice these areas getting larger ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
May be bite mark: There are a number of things that can cause something like this, most of which are not serious. It could well be a bite mark. It should heal quickly... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine 24 years experience
How long: How long have you had this? Often this is normal and hard to say if no pain or other symptoms.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Need to know more da: We can consider the dry mouth can also occur in many people with fibromyalgia. Are your Sjogren's blood tests norma? What is the data for B-12 ... Read More
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