How does alcohol affect fissured tongue?

In some cases, irritants can trigger or exasperate the symptoms of fissured tongue. Alcohol is an irritant, which can cause fissures to develop. It can also cause tongue glossitis in those patients who have a chronic case of fissured tongue.

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