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A 27-year-old female asked:

Have had geographic tongue over a year constant. appearing, healing than reappearing continuously cycling. will it do this for the rest of my life?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Vito
Prosthodontics 38 years experience
Yes: It is the nature of geographic tongue. Typically appears more often when you are stressed.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
It can. : Geographic tongue can come and go and change its appearance over the rest of your life. It is a benign , harmless condition. No treatment is needed. Do to worry about this.

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Canada
A 27-year-old female asked:

My geographic tongue has been constant for just over a year, will it constantly be there for the rest of my life?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Comes and goes: Geographic tongue is a harmless benign condition that comes and goes over time. You will have occurrences of this throughout your life. Don't worry about it.
Last updated Sep 4, 2013

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