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I have cracks on my tongue and it hurts?

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Geographic tongue

Geographic tongue is a genetic variant where large furrows in the tongue occur. Glossitis or inflammation of the tongue may be present in these crevices.
Causes of glossitis include vitamin b deficiency, and fungal infections. If you are a smoker, have an oral surgeon or specialist in oral medicine evaluate your problem.

In brief: Geographic tongue

Geographic tongue is a genetic variant where large furrows in the tongue occur. Glossitis or inflammation of the tongue may be present in these crevices.
Causes of glossitis include vitamin b deficiency, and fungal infections. If you are a smoker, have an oral surgeon or specialist in oral medicine evaluate your problem.
Dr. Bernstein Joel
Dr. Bernstein Joel
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Dr. Howard Schneider
Dentistry - Pediatric

In brief: Dry mouth and/or

Candidiasis (thrush) are two good possibilities.
Your dentist should be able to give you a more concise diagnosis and prescribe proper treatment. It is not possible to diagnosis your condition with out an exam.

In brief: Dry mouth and/or

Candidiasis (thrush) are two good possibilities.
Your dentist should be able to give you a more concise diagnosis and prescribe proper treatment. It is not possible to diagnosis your condition with out an exam.
Dr. Howard Schneider
Dr. Howard Schneider
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