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Suggest A Permanent Cure For Geographic Tongue

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Posted on Mon, 22 Aug 2022
Question: I have been diagnosed with geographic tongue. I have been to 3 different doctors, my regular PCP, 2 and 2 ENTS. Non of these doctors have prescribed anything except one of them prescribed nystatin mouth rinse which did nothing. I take a daily B complex supplement and vitamin C. naturally eating spicy foods makes the problem worse but lately everything is bothersome., please help
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Answered by Dr. Senthilnathan Subramanian (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Need some details

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Geographical tongue is harmless but still need to be treated when it cause disturbances according to Ayurveda because tongue is the indicator of health issues as per Ayurveda.

Before suggesting you medicines I like to know some details
What is your age?
Whether you suffer from any chronic illness?
Do you feel any burning or irritating sensation in the tongue while taking dry and spicy food?
What is your daily diet and lifestyle?

Kindly get back to me with the response so that I can suggest treatment.

Thanks and regards
Dr. S. Senthil Nathan
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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Follow up: Dr. Senthilnathan Subramanian (14 minutes later)
My age is 59, I was diagnosed with a condition called DISH diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis, I have high blood pressure and BPH and Meniere's disease.

I have a burning in the tongue now with almost everything I eat and my lifestyle is mainly work and sleep. My I have pretty my a balanced diet meats vegetables fruit. I stay away from food with a high purine content because I get gout occasionally maybe 2 times a year
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Answered by Dr. Senthilnathan Subramanian (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Let me advise treatment

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Kindly avoid dry food like baked, dried and stuffed items.

Kindly apply coconut oil twice a day morning and evening before food.

use sesame oil for oil pulling. In early morning after cleaning your mouth with water take 10ml of sesame oil and practice oil pulling for 15 minutes and spit it out.

You can add ghee in your food routinely.

Avoid sleeping late. go to bed earlier.

Take amla powder 1/2 tea spoon twice a day after food.

Kindly follow the advise and get back to me for any clarification.

Regards,
Dr. S. Senthilnathan
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Suggest A Permanent Cure For Geographic Tongue

Brief Answer: Need some details Detailed Answer: Hi, Geographical tongue is harmless but still need to be treated when it cause disturbances according to Ayurveda because tongue is the indicator of health issues as per Ayurveda. Before suggesting you medicines I like to know some details What is your age? Whether you suffer from any chronic illness? Do you feel any burning or irritating sensation in the tongue while taking dry and spicy food? What is your daily diet and lifestyle? Kindly get back to me with the response so that I can suggest treatment. Thanks and regards Dr. S. Senthil Nathan