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can geographic tongue be on the back of tongue and seen on front

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Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
Geographic : Geographic tongue (benign migratory glossitis) can come and go. It is harmless and has histopathologic characteristics of psoriasis. Perhaps a visit ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Geographic tongue.: As a matter of fact, there is nothing much you can do.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Oral surgeon: Although this is a benign condition and many with it have no symptoms, areas of the tongue may be sensitive to certain foods and spices. Special corti ... Read More
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Dr. Raya Ben Dor
27 years experience Dentistry
I : I would recommend having a general dentist looking at your son's tongue. Any competent dentist will be able to tell you if your son has geographic ton ... Read More
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Tongue issues: There is no treatment for geographic or white tongue. The appearance of the tongue changes a lot and sometimes may reflect what's going on anywhere el ... Read More
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Dr. Jake Richards
11 years experience Dentistry
Linea Albae: If you just have a white line on the sides of your tongue it has a good chance of corresponding with the level at which your teeth come together. If ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Curiosity: The tongue lining of superficial skin eventually sheds & sometimes leaves a curious pattern called the geographic tongue. The name is descriptive , su ... Read More
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Dr. Dwight Romriell
44 years experience Pain Management
Brush w baking soda: There is an increasing number of patients sensative to the chemicals in tooth paste including the whitners and th eagent that causes the fiz or bubble ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Ritz
45 years experience Dentistry
Anatomy: It is an anatomic variation in the surface pattern and texture of the tongue. It is considere benign and is not treated.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Avoid tobacco,hot sp: First of all avoid spicy hot food, tobacco, smoking, toothpaste with additives or heavy flaovoring.For pain use over the counter pain relievers, mouth ... Read More
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