Scrotal tongue is condition when the tongue develops cracks and grooves. These grooves could be deep or shallow and can occur on any side of the tongue. But most of the fissures occur on the middle of the tongue. The condition is often harmless.
The exact of cause is not known yet but some of the predicted causative factors that may cause scrotal tongue include:
Since it harmless condition, it usually has no symptoms. But some common symptoms from deep groves include
People don’t even know they have scrotal tongue until their dentist tells them. Dentist can diagnose the condition just by looking at your tongue.
There is no treatment for this condition but you should clean tongue daily if you have scrotal tongue.
One should seek medical help when the grooves become uncomfortable.
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