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What Causes the Tongue to Split?

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A dry mouth, or xerostomia, is one of the common causes of a split or cut tongue. Irritants such as broken teeth, badly affixed dentures, hot food, spicy food, excessive alcohol and acidic food can also lead to or aggravate a split tongue. Using toothpaste that is too strong could also have an adverse reactions and lead to a split tongue.
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They really don't know what causes it! It seems to happen alot in smokers and folks with bad oral hygene habits, which sounds logical, but it can also occur while taking antibiotics
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A white coating occurs when the tiny bumps on the tongue, known as papillae, become inflamed. Inflammation usually happens because of dehydration, fever, mouth breathing or smoking.
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There is a little piece of skin under a baby's tongue that is very
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The best way to determine the problem is to see your physician. This could be a serious matter if left unchecked. I could give several simple answers, but they could miss the spot
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