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A 37-year-old member asked:

what could cause infection on the tongue? i did not have oral sex. thanks!

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Dr. Mark Thebaut
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist: This is a very difficult question to address without an examination. There is a common fungal infection known as thrush. Thrush manifests as a thick white lining or patches that appear over the tongue and/or cheeks. See your doctor or dentist so they can evaluate your symptoms and treat as necessary.

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