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Why does my tongue hurt when I eat orange? Thought it was the dye.

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Dr. Gregory Bussell
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Acid

Oranges are filled with citric acid.
If there are breaks in the lining of the tongue oranges will cause tongue pain.

In brief: 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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