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If you are healthy but get a geographic tongue, does that mean you will get sick?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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In brief: Not necessarily
Geographic tongue is when the tongue appears like a MAP with darker and lighter area, areas where the papillae or crypts (mountain and valleys) vary.
Most of the time, it is normal, get a general checkup including baseline blood testing, particularly, a cbc.

In brief: Not necessarily
Geographic tongue is when the tongue appears like a MAP with darker and lighter area, areas where the papillae or crypts (mountain and valleys) vary.
Most of the time, it is normal, get a general checkup including baseline blood testing, particularly, a cbc.
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