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Several things may cause a sore tongue including trauma such as biting or burning the tongue, smoking cigarettes, or having a canker sore on the tongue, according to WebMD. The tongue can also get sore from anemia, diabe... More »

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WebMD is an online health company whose website many symptom addicts turn to for pictures of tongue sores, such as so-called lie bumps, or transient lingual papillitis. The site also illustrates one of the most common ty... More »

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Canker sores are small, shallow lesions that develop on the gums, tongue and other soft tissues of the mouth, according to Mayo Clinic. Canker sores are not contagious and usually go away in a week or two. They can be pa... More »

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A canker sore can be on the tongue, according to WebMD. A canker sore can also be on the inside of the cheek or lip. More »

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Healthline says that biting the tongue can lead to white sores, and canker sores are also white sores that occur for no apparent reason. According to WebMD, there are several causes for white spots on the tongue: leukopl... More »

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Most boils are caused by staphylococcal bacteria that infects hair follicles or oil glands, according to WebMD. Soaking a boil repeatedly with a warm compress should bring its pus to the skin's surface, forcing it to bur... More »

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There can be many causes for unexplained bruising, including liver disease, clotting disorders or some cancers, according to WebMD. Unexplained bruises may also be a side effect of certain medications or dietary suppleme... More »

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