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  1. photo What Does Your <b>Tongue</b> Tell You About Your Thyroid?What Does Your Tongue Tell You About Your Thyroid?Treatment
    ? Are there any changes? Does it look normal? Is my tongue too big for my oral cavity? Are there any indentations on the sides? Do I have cracks, fissures, or crevices? Are there any strange coatings? EachRead more
  2. photo Secrets Your <b>Tongue</b> Holds About Your HealthSecrets Your Tongue Holds About Your HealthTreatment
    or scalloped edges you might just be biting down and creating the edge on your tongue. Those who were born with a fissured tongue may also notice ridges. However, this could also be a sign of an autoimmuneRead more
  3. photo These simple physical signs could indicate a nutrient deficiencyThese simple physical signs could indicate a nutrient deficiencyNews
    , mushrooms, avocados and nuts. B2 helps activate the other B vitamins.Mouth and tongue: Pale fissured tongue -- iron deficiency; sore painful fissured tongue -- vitamin B3 (niacin) deficiency; sore burningRead more

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Fissured tongue


Fissured tongue (also known as "scrotal tongue," "lingua plicata," "Plicated tongue,":1038 and "furrowed tongue":800) is a benign condition characterized by deep grooves (fissures) in the dorsum of the tongue. Although these grooves may look unsettling, the condition is usually painless. Some individuals may complain of an associated burning sensation.It is a relatively common condition, with...More