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Can Geographic Tongue Kill You

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geographic tongues

What is a geographic tongue?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Geographic tongue is a normal (or non-pathological) variation in the appearance of the tongue-- shedding of the normal layers of the tongue sometimes occurs in patches, resulting in areas of white tissue. In geographic tongue the white patches are... Read more »

Geographic tongue and herpes

Dr. Reznik, Does geographic tongue have anything to do with oral herpes? ... Read more »

Geographic Tongue

Is geographic tongue a condition often found in HIV positive patients?... Read more »
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geographic tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi there, all. So, I have geographic tongue which seems to be a benign condition. However, I read on the Johns Hopkins site that geographic tongue is an unusual form of psoriasis that is more commonly seen in HIV positive people. I tested neg. at... Read more »

Geographic Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello
This is geographic tongue
Is anyone here with either HIV or just severe stress having a problem with this
http://www.usc.edu/hsc/dental/opath/Cards/GeographicTongue.html
I have this along with some other symptoms
Thank You

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GEOGRAPHIC TONGUE - Check it out!

Posted by Anonymous
As soon as the first Dr. told me I had geographic tongue, I looked it up on the web......This site has pictures to prove it........Check it out and let me know what you think. Looks exactly like what I have in my mouth.......

http://www.usc.edu/hsc/de... Read more »

Thrush or Geographic tounge

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Its been 6 months since possible exposure and now I think I have thrush or geographic tounge. The problem is on the front of my tounge. Every morning when I wake up its back white lines of like white stuff. I brush it off and its a little red under... Read more »