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How To Treat Geographic Tongue

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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 research. I mentioned that I noticed patches in my mouth that appear translucent with a bluish or whitish tint. I think this is probably leukoedema,...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Oral Hairy Leukoplakia (OHL), the vast majority of the time, appears on the lateral border of the tongue as a white, corrugated, asymptomatic lesion. The manifestation you have described does not sound at all like OHL, but rather very much like... Read more »

My geographic tongue doesn't go away

Everytime I hear and read that a geographic tongue "just goes away". Its over a year I am... Read more »
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Thrush or Geographic tounge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have white patches on my tounge only mostly near the tip and sides in front. They seem to be like craters with white borders. My tounge also burns really bad. There are also a few tiny little red spots that hurt too. Does this sound like thrush or... 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 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 »