A 37-year-old member asked:
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is there an association between chronic lyme disease and geographic tongue?

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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not particularly: Lyme can cause virtually any symptom and geographic tongue could be one of them, but I have not found geographic tongue to be common in patients with lyme.Common causes of geographic tongue include celiac disease & other food allergies, environmental allergies, vit B12 & zinc deficiencies, hormonal imbalances & imbalances of flora. Of course many people with chronic lyme may also have those issues.
Answered on Apr 5, 2020

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