Sore tongue geographic tongue

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Now i don't know how i ever got it and i have been having one for a few years now off and on. I also have a sore throat and i dont know if its my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> thats sore or burning or the throat. I am tending to think i have both a sore throat and geographic. what is this really.
About 2 minths ago I noticed what looked like a small red patch with a little outline of white around it. ringworm looking, at the tip of my tongue. It is still there. It moves around a little, but is always at the tip. Sometimes it is a little more prominent than others, and I have obsessed myself with discovering what it could be. I have found the term "Geographic tongue" and it seems to describe this. Could this be what it is? It is mildly sore...
To give you a little background I am a 25 yr old guy and since about last november I have had something my dentist calls geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> which is where the taste buds go away and it has a little white line around it usually on the edges of my tongue and I just thought it was strange that out of the blue all of a sudden this appeared.
Three weeks after, after some stress i noticed white circles on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> tip that was diagnosed as geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span>. I did not have a any other symptoms other than some acne on my chest. However, medic said that is from shaving chest and wearing a bullet proof vest. I had an HIV test at 4 weeks. And several oraquick home tests at 5, 7, 9, and 10 weeks. Keep in mind i am deployed in a part of the world where HIV is fairly higher than back home in the US.
white patches that move around on your <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> as well? My initial guess is geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> that is symptomatic. Best to see a dentist and get a prescription to help with the burning/sore/stinging sensation.
I saw another doctor who said it was geographic tongue, and I believe that hes right because thats what i looks like (white coating with smooth patch) but never went away until about a week ago when the sore throat reoccured and geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> got worse again. I saw an ENT doctor about a week ago as well who looked into my EN&T with a camera and concluded that i had a sinus infection and acid reflux affecting my throat.
Hello, Geographic tongue is characterized by irregularly shaped red, map-like smooth swollen patches on the tongue. A white border sometimes surrounds them. It is also known as benign migratory glossitis because the appearance is constantly changing. Although geographic tongue is benign (harmless) it may persist for months or longer, and often recurs. You can get a biopsy of the lesion done to confirm the diagnosis. I hope it helps. Take care and regards.
This does look like geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> to me, yes. Not herpes. Now whether you have oral herpes is an entirely different question. Have you had any antibody testing? Generally speaking, after first episode, herpes doesn't cause symptoms on the tongue. If you've not been tested, you want IgG only (no igM) for HSV 1 and 2 (just so you cover all the bases).
I have not started treatment yet, but my tongue is swollen and feels like it is cracked. This will be my 3rd time to do treatment in the last 20 years, but I don't recall the sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span>. Any input will be appreciated.
To give you a little background I am a 25 yr old guy and since about last november I have had something my dentist calls geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> which is where the taste buds go away and it has a little white line around it usually on the edges of my tongue and I just thought it was strange that out of the blue all of a sudden this appeared.
Nystatin course didn't work so he gave me 10 days of Diflucan. Thrush is now gone but I have geographic (baldish patch)? on left side of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> and the roof of my mouth is kind of yellowish and veiny and burns. I don't know what this is. Any help would be appreciated. I will try the B vit and folic acid I guess and see if helps. Thanks everyone.
Definition Geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> is a harmless (benign) oral condition that gives your <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> a map-like, or geographic, appearance. The distinct look of geographic tongue occurs when parts of your tongue are missing the layer of small bumps called papillae. This causes irregularly shaped smooth, red patches to form on parts of your tongue, like a rash. Although geographic tongue may look alarming, it doesn't cause any health problems and isn't associated with infection or cancer.
i gave oral to a dude and and 7 days later got tested for gonna and clam ..havent got results back ..
Have had a painful burning sore on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> for 1 year. I believe it erupted because of rubbing against a rough tooth while sleeping on my left side (only way I can sleep because of my health). Most painful when it wakes me. Appears small whitish with a crack in it, like a slit where it has opened. This slit never goes away. Please help.
I've had a sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> for quite a while now and it has been worrying me. I have whitish spots in my tongue and they burn a little bit. It's very uncomfortable. I thought I could have thrush and when I went to the doctor, she didn't think I have thrush and it looks ok, with just a few irritated spots. She gave me a mouth rinse to make it better, but it actually makes it hurt even more, and it usually bothers me more on the side and tip of my tongue.
The next step the doctors say is a biopsy on my tongue. Can anyone relate to these symptoms.
I have a geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> and also, I have had a very sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> due to low........ (Well, phooey!!!!!!! I can't remember the name of it) Pregnant women need it so they don't have a baby with spina bifida. I'm sorry, I just can't remember things. You might want to get it checked.
hi,can anyone help me as to what <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> herpes is like as i keep getting red sore patches on both sides of tongue theystart very small and seem to spread but always either side of tip of tongue also mouth seems to hurt all the time and tongue is whiteish,they take about a week to 10 days to heal and return back to normal,then tongue seems ok for a 3 weeks then it starts again,its also very sore but does not seem to hurt when i eat,i also get pain in left side of neck at same time, any advice wel
hi, reading through your post, i think what you describe is actually the geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> itself. However, there is no specific cure for geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> yet. There may be some options available. Do you have allergies of any kind? You may read more about this at: hope this was useful. Please let us know if you need more information.
but do you have soreness/tenderness w/the geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span>? I was told I had a geo <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> some time ago but I am not sure if there is a connection w/the pain?
Thanks for your inputs...sorry about the pic...Don't you think my Doctor should have ran test for everything when I came to her with the intial problem? I mean...I first had a swab, and then blood drawn.
However, this also could be due to a lack of B vitamins, now, don't laugh, if you do not get enough of the B vitamins, one of the symptoms is a sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span>, and if left untreated by not taking them, it can get worse. I would try taking a good, food grade B vitamin complex, also, get some Brewers yeast, it can be obtained at any health food store, this is chock full of all the B vitamins, amino acids and other important nutrients and minerals. It taste good too, I love it on cottage cheese.
If you have been treated with Nystantin, and have not had any success, then I would have to hazard a guess and say that it is probably geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span>. Geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> is a harmless conditon, that does not have a known cause as of yet. Since you said that your doctor and dentist have blown it off as nothing, I am willing to bet this is in fact what it is. Since there is no treatment for geographic tongue, that is generally what happens.
It would appear that I have geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span>... I have been brushing my teeth regularly, and also my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> - with some success. At times my tongue looks almost completely healthy, and at other times distinctly unhealthy! I have spoken to my dentist about this and she has assured me that the condition of my mouth is fine - but would you be satisfied with my tongue (as per the pictures)...? I doubt it!
Take a touchof relief in knowing that I would venture to say that the condition to which your speaking of is a BENIGN condition referred to as Geographic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span>. It is a rare condition , I have it as well, abd its characteristics are exactly as you present with. I have read that in some cases if it becomes painful that mild steroids are administered to treat but this condition is recurring and in fact is reproted to worsen when emotional or physical stress is endured.
I didn't give her a choice this time and we have an appt. in two weeks. Sore is on the middle top side of the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span>. Right under her the back edge of her top dental plate. The tongue bleeds at times, and acts up (swells, turns red) with certain spicey foods. Much of the time it isn't sore but is always ulcerated. Very little white around the sore. Brief History: She had gall bladder surgery two years ago and was shown to be low in pottasium.
He gave me steriods for the pain, and my orange <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> went away. In January, my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> turned orange again and my throat was sore, but there were no blisters. There's no cure for coxsackie and it's lays dormant in the body, and it tends to come back during times of stress.
then a few day lose my appetite the when i look at the mirror i saw some red bumps at the back of my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tongue</span> in my throat then swollen inside my nick and i have tonsil sore throat then sore tongue i think its called geographical tongue...then few days later i have liver pain and kidney pain it last for 5 hours i think it happens once...then i have a swollen eyes i don't know what it is i think its called conjunctivitis but only in my left eye.upper of the conjunctiva?
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