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geographic tongue

I have had geographic tongue for over two years. My doctors say that it will just go away on its own, but I'm getting sick of it. Do you have any suggestions to get rid of it. I am very self-conscious of it and believe people are looking at it all...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...As mentioned in a previous response, for severe cases of geographic tongue topical steroids, such as Decadron elixir, can be beneficial. The way you use this medication is to rinse for one minute, then Read more »

Geographic tongue and herpes

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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 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 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 »

Ulcers on Tongue........

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently have this red tip on my tongue and over the past year i had unprotected sex, ive read that apthous ulcers are a sign of hiv infection, do they just appear in certain spots or i hear they are very painful,this is more of a red area and not... Read more »