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Geographic Tongue Diagnosis

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Geographic tongue?

Dr. Young,My CD4 count is within normal, though the ratio is low. But, almost all the time, among many symptoms I experience on a daily basis, I have a tongue with a thick white coating and big lesions that are surrounded by white borders. The...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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This is a difficult diagnosis to make by writing.Geographic tongue is not a serious condition and is quite common, even among the "healthy" (my teenage daughter has it). I'd ask you to speak to your healthcare provider about this... Read more »

I wrote earlier about geographic tongue and lichen planus...

I sent you a question very recently, but I've learned a few things after doing some further... Read more »

The Q and your response on the PubMed articel on cortisol and geographic tongue

Dr. Pierone:I am a bit confused by a Q to you (which consisted of an extensive PubMed quote)and... Read more »
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Geographic Differences in HIV Infection Among Hispanics or Latinos -- 46 States and Puerto Rico, 2010

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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 »