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What Are The Signs Of Geographic Tongue

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geographic tongues

What is a geographic tongue?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Geographic tongue is a normal (or non-pathological) variation in the appearance of the tongue-- shedding of the normal layers of the tongue sometimes occurs in patches, resulting in areas of white tissue. In geographic tongue the white patches are... Read more »

Geographic tongue and herpes

Dr. Reznik, Does geographic tongue have anything to do with oral herpes? ... Read more »

Geographic Tongue

Is geographic tongue a condition often found in HIV positive patients?... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lawmakers Criticize Proposed Ryan White Reauthorization Bill, Geographical Change in Fund Allocation

Lawmakers from California, New Jersey and New York on Thursday criticized proposed changes to funding calculations under the Ryan White CARE Act , which they say could move millions of dollars in HIV/AIDS funding from the northeastern and western... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Haitian, U.S. Governments Sign Partnership Framework on Health Strategy

In this post on the State Department's DipNote blog, U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Kenneth Merten discusses the June 26th signing of the Partnership Framework to support Haiti's Health Strategy between the Government of Haiti (GOH) and the U.S.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Signs Budget That Cuts $52 Million From HIV/AIDS Programs

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) on Tuesday signed a state budget in which he made $489 million in line-item veto cuts that "will affect child welfare and children's health care, the elderly, state parks and AIDS treatment and prevention,... Read more »
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors

SAC Action Alert: Sign-on to Support ADAP and Ryan White Part C Emergency Relief Funding

Below is a sign on letter to the President urging him to immediately redirect $35 million to the state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs) and $10 million to Ryan White Part C programs in FY2013 in order to ensure continuation of care and... Read more »
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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 »