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I noticed a black spot on the tip of my

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Posted on Sat, 16 Feb 2019
Question: I noticed a black spot on the tip of my tongue. what should I do?
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Answered by Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Probably microtrauma associated with dentures.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear and welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Your symptoms can be related to many medical conditions.

The most common cause can be microtrauma associated with dentures.

Other possible causes can be smoking tobacco or alcohol.

No treatment is required.

It will probably go away in a few days.

If the black spot continue for more than a week I recommend to visit an ORL specialist for a physical examination.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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I noticed a black spot on the tip of my

Brief Answer: Probably microtrauma associated with dentures. Detailed Answer: Hello dear and welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. Your symptoms can be related to many medical conditions. The most common cause can be microtrauma associated with dentures. Other possible causes can be smoking tobacco or alcohol. No treatment is required. It will probably go away in a few days. If the black spot continue for more than a week I recommend to visit an ORL specialist for a physical examination. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.