Tongue

Do you recall your doctor asking you to open your mouth and say “ahh”? Taking a closer look at the tongue can provide a lot of information regarding your health. Whether you see red bumps, white spots, or other irregular things on your tongue, it may be a sign of an underlying condition.

8. Bumpy Tongue

Bumpy Tongue

Finding several bumps on the tongue is a normal condition, and is found in 14% of the U.S. population.

7. Small White Patches or Leukoplakia

Rritated Tongue

An irritated tongue is usually seen in smokers. Initially, it is painless and has at least a 5% chance of developing into cancer. If you don’t smoke, there could be something rubbing your tongue. This will usually disappear in two weeks; if not, visit a dentist.


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