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How Do I Know If I Have Geographic Tongue

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Geographic Tongue and more

I just wrote you and got bounced off line don't know if it went through. If it did please disregard this. Sorry. I am writing because I developed geographic tongue 18 months ago. At around the same time I began itching all over and breaking out...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
I suggest that you visit a Rheumatologist, as you may be suffering from a systemic autoimmune disease, which would be consistent with the symptoms you describe.I hope you feel better soon and please visit the specialist soon!DR... 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 »

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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and AIDS in the United States by Geographic Distribution

Fast Facts HIV and AIDS are generally concentrated in urban areas in the United States. In 2009, the number of adults and adolescents living with an AIDS diagnosis was highest in the South. In 2010, blacks accounted for the largest proportion... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Positive Days

There's a sore on the back of my tongue. I look in the mirror and stick my tongue out as far as I can and I still can't see it. I can feel it, though. Every time I swallow it feels like someone is squeezing my tongue with a pair of pliers, and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Minnesota GOP: Let Parents Know When Kids Seek Care

If a new Republican-backed proposal passes the Legislature, Minnesota would become the only state to prevent minors from seeking STD services without parental approval, according to the Guttmacher Institute. Sen. David Hann (R-Eden Prairie) is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Sex and the Senior -- What Older Adults Need to Know That Is Not Often Talked About

Older adults comprise a small but growing population of residents in the Grand Rapids area with STDs. "While the absolute numbers seem small, I worry about exponential growth," said Dr. Russell Lampen, an infectious-disease specialist with Spectrum... Read more »
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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 »

To Dylan & Mark Re: Geographic Tounge

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey Mark and Dylan
Or anyone who knows anyting about geographic tongue
You can read my posts Im one of the original Dirty Dozen and one of the last to fall
One of the main problems I have in acepting I don't have HIV is this Geo tongue Ive had it now... Read more »

geographic tounge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i found out by my dentist that i have got geograhic tounge.
i have looked it up all over the net and i cant find anything about it. and how it is caused, and if there is any treatment for it, and will it go away. i am afraid to laugh, or talk due to... Read more »