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How do I get rid of these black spots on the tip of my tongue ?

I have these black spots on the tip of my tongue--had them for so many years--at times there would be more spots and at times less. I use a tongue cleaner every day, but no results. How do I get rid of these black spots on the tip of my tongue?
Asked On : Mon, 15 Feb 2010
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Dentist 's  Response
as you have mentioned black spotS, so they may be disclored papillae due to some adverse affect of any drug or if you are using any tobacco. it can be due to some sort of nutritonal deficiency also. you have mentioned that you use a tongue cleaner with no effect. so its clear that they are not superficial but deep within the surface. if they are asymptomatic and are not increasing in their size, then no need to worry. if for esthetic purposes, you want them removed, you can contact some dentist with laser speciality.

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Dr Ankit
Answered: Wed, 25 Apr 2012
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Dentist, Endodontics Dr. Manisha Rao's  Response
Hi, there may be a hyper pigmentation of the tongue. It may be due to Anemia or many other reasons like a hormonal problem, drug allergy etc.Please consult a physician and go for a complete medical check up. Please take good nutrition and avoid taking excessive medication. Take care !
Answered: Fri, 7 Jan 2011
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  Anonymous's Response

Hi.. If it is been there for years, it may be just a simple mole.. I  have one on my tongue too.. You do not need any medical treatment now.. Watch over the spot and report to the doctor if you see changes in the spot or the mole..

Answered: Mon, 15 Feb 2010
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