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A 46-year-old member asked:

Why does my tongue hurt when i eat orange? thought it was the dye.

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Dr. Gregory Bussell
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Acid: Oranges are filled with citric acid. If there are breaks in the lining of the tongue oranges will cause tongue pain.
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