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Geographic Tongue

Geographic Tongue

I have had a geographic tongue for more than three years. What caused it, and how do I get rid of it? My tongue becomes inflamed once a month, but the lines and indentations are always present. LaWanda Texas Genetics may play a lead or supporting role in geographic tongue—one that looks like a map […] ... More
Lingering Mouth Sore

Lingering Mouth Sore

I have had a sore on my tongue for more than three years. Doctors say it isn’t cancer, but don’t suggest a cure for this annoying and somewhat painful problem. Can you help? Dick R. .South Carolina Any mouth sore that lasts more than 10 days should be checked by a health care provider. Since […] ... More