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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
Vague: Hard to say without a history and oral exam. Sometimes a white line can form on the side of the tongue if the tongue is rubbing against some jagged e ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
9 years experience Dentistry
Normal: having these lines from the pressure of the tongue against the teeth while they are in occlusion,tongue thrusting sometimes is associated with stress ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Quon
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Lingual Crenation: The white line most likely represents lingual crenation, which can occur as a result of the tongue being pressed against the teeth. In some advanced ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
White line: May be traumatic (bite/abrasion/burn), a micro-organism caused lesion, or a benign or pathologic neoplasm. Sounds like the lesion is healing despite ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
GLAD: you are NOT a smoker...the white line/bump is due to an irritation possibly by the sharp edge of a filling!!! Check it out with your DENTIST! Hope th ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Need to see: something like this to attempt to make a diagnosis. Please get a formal (paid) consult with a provider here or see a clinic.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Dentist & physician: See an oral surgeon or an oral pathologist for a consultation. There may or may not also be medical considerations complicating matters, so you may h ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Could be: Pigment or a large vein. Generally nothing to worry about however i would have my dentist check it to be on the safe side as i cannot diagnose inn thi ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Determine the cause: You need to be evaluated to determine the cause of the pain. It may be from a sharp edge of a broken tooth, a recurrent aphtous ulcer, or something el ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Hairy Tongue?: Reference site: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/black_hairy_tongue.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valerie Cacho
12 years experience Sleep Medicine
Allergic reaction : Hello Aileen, tingling on one side of the tongue may be due to various conditions like food allergy reaction, trauma, or dental infection. If it con ... Read More

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