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A 42-year-old male asked about a 64-year-old male:

my father has blackish spot on the side if his tongue for 4 yrs now. it also scales sonetime though there is no pain. how to get rid of the spot?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Irving Harper
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Warning: This should be immediately evaluated by a eent doctor or dermatologist to make sure it does not have significant pathology.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Evaluation: Than lesion needs to be immediately evaluated by an oral surgeon. No pain does not mean no problem. Please call for an appointment.

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