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A 39-year-old female asked:

Papillae at end of tongue are raised and feel irritated by end of day. in morning they have shrunk some. taste is off. possible cause?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Too many: Too many possible causes of irritation of the tongue to list here. Diet changes, ingestion of caustic materials, poor dental hygiene, viral illnesses, medications are some of the causes.

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Last updated Jan 18, 2016

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