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Underneath ,y tongue looks bright red. I had a bottom molar extracted two days ago

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Underneath my tongue looks inflamed and its bright red. I had a bottom molar extracted two days ago

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underneath my tongue is bright red, I had a bottom molar extracted two days ago
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