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Geographic Tongue Causes

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Geographic Tongue & Timing

First of all, Merry Christmas! I had unprotected vaginal (condom broke) sex with a woman I hadn't known long and haven't seen since the incident. 7-10 days later I had a sore throat for a week. Two weeks following that, I got a weird ulcer-like...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests (including a PCR DNA) are warranted. Please note the vast majority of cases of geographic tongue, even chronic geographic tongue, have absolutely nothing to do with HIV/AIDS! This includes your... Read more »

Geographic tongue?

Dr. Young,My CD4 count is within normal, though the ratio is low. But, almost all the time, among... Read more »

Geographic tongue, follow up Q

Thanks for your answer on geographic tongue. I spoke with my doctor too, who says that the cause is... Read more »
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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 Read more »

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 Read more »

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 Read more »

for anonymous w/tongue

Posted by QQQ, 1 Reply
...I have had the same problem with my tounge now for 4 months. I think it is just geographic tongue and hairy tongue, at least thats what my dentist says and what most of the info on the net seems to indicate. I was obsessed Read more »