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Center Point, IA
A 20-year-old male asked:

the tip of my tongue has had a feeling like i've burnt it for a couple months now and it's darker red than the rest of my tongue. any ideas?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Loury
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: Sometimes it can be from repetitive forceful contact to the back of the teeth, yeast infection (thrush), geographic tongue, or lichen planus. See dentist or ent.
Dr. Stephen Calendine
Dentistry 34 years experience
Migratory Glossitis: Burning mouth syndrome can be treated by a dentist rx! usually fungal...Hope it gets better fast!

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Last updated Sep 11, 2013

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