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Deep split down centre of tongue.

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  • Posted By: PhillipD
  • July 28, 2008
  • 04:00 PM

Hi all, the other day my tongue started to hurt so i checked it out in the mirror and noticed i had a deep split down the centre of my tongue and my tongue was a white colour(not inside the split that was normal colour).
then the next day i woke up and had a sore throat.

a couple of days later the white on my tongue is not as bad and my throat feels a bit better but i still have a deep split down the centre of my tongue and it still stings when i drink tea ect.

one more thing i went to the dentist for a check up about a week before
i had any problems.


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  • i to have this same thing i dont have no idea but i would love to know it hurts like h-ll
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  • Hi I have had the same thing...it is called a fissure down the center of the tongue and can be a benign condition or herpetic (like the kind that causes cold sores) glossitis...for which you can take Valtrex to help it considerably.It can be communicable so that is a real bummer.
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  • I can't remember exactly which vitamin it is (D maybe...), a deficiency of it causes it if I'm thinking about the same thing you're describing.
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  • I have a deep split down the centre of my tongue... but i have always had it and it doesn't hurt at all..?do i have the same as what you are talking about?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 5, 2009
    • 00:08 AM
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  • For me i have my tongue periced twice and it has been hurting for a number of weeks i thought it was just healing but today i noticed that behind my tongue periceing it split really bad. but im going to the doctors this week ill get them to loook at it and ill let you guys know what he said about what is causeing it and how to treat it ,
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 16, 2011
    • 02:53 PM
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