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Does anyone know anything about geographic tongue causes?

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Dr. Thomas Benda
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Usually painless

True geographic tongue is painless and requires no treatment.
If your tongue is irritated then something is irritating it. This could be a medication, cigarette smoke, a certain toothpaste. If irritated talk to your doctor or dentist, or if persistent, an ent.

In brief: Usually painless

True geographic tongue is painless and requires no treatment.
If your tongue is irritated then something is irritating it. This could be a medication, cigarette smoke, a certain toothpaste. If irritated talk to your doctor or dentist, or if persistent, an ent.
Dr. Thomas Benda
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