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Irritated and inflamed skin, a sore tongue, and cracks in the corners of the mouth are possible signs of a vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) deficiency. Most people get enough of this vitamin through their diet, but some people are at a higher risk for developing a deficiency, including older adults and those with alcoholism. A deficiency of this vitamin can be treated with vitamin B6 supplements.
- Irritated and inflamed skin
- A sore tongue
- Cracks in the corners of the mouth.
- People with alcoholism
- Older adults
- People taking the following medications: