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low iron and sore tongue?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Low Iron & Tongue: Patients with iron deficiency may develop an inflamed, sore, and and swollen tongue. The tongue will appears pale and smooth due to low levels of hemoglobin in the blood and the loss of finger-like projections on the surface of the tongue.
Answered on Feb 17, 2020
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Dr. Stephen Calendine
33 years experience Dentistry
Look up Anemia: Low iron can cause oral problems but is usually treatable with supplements. Your physician can help.
Answered on Jan 10, 2016
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