Nonstop licking is likely a behavioral problem, though it can also be indicative of health problems. My family has a vet clinic, and through helping out there over my lifetime, I've seen licking problems be anything from kidney-related to vitamin-related to licking because of some hidden pain to just being high strung and needing doggie-prozac. You really should speak to your vet about this and/or get a referral to an animal behavioral specialist. You could also really easily google search your issue, and you'd get plenty of good-reading search results starting with this, this, and this.
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This feels like yet another troll post, so I am going to give a short answer and see if the OP comes back.
Dogs lick for a variety of reasons, but probably the most common and easily controllable is allergies. They will also lick for self-comfort (which can be anxiety or just relaxation), because the part of their body they are licking is in pain, or it seems to me it's sometimes just something to do when they are bored that won't get them in trouble, sort of a chewing substitute.
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