Fissured Tongue: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments
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What causes fissured tongue? 2 possible conditions

Fissured tongue is a benign condition affecting the top surface of the tongue. A normal tongue is relatively flat across its length. A fissured tongue is marked by a deep, prominent groove in the middle. There may also be small furrows or fissures across... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.


Down Syndrome

Down syndrome (sometimes spelled "Down's syndrome") is a genetic abnormality. It is the most common single cause of birth defects in the United States.

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Tongue inflammation

Your tongue is a vital and versatile muscle that aids in the digestion of food and helps you speak properly. You may not often think about the health of your tongue, but there are a number of conditions can affect thi...

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