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Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: my tounge is missing some taste buds but i never burned it on anything i just noticed it today
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Answered by Dr. Klarida Papaqako 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Geographic tongue

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Thank you for using Healthcaremagic to post your health query.
I read carefully your question and reviewed your photo.

It looks like geographic tongue.
It is a benign problem, that people may be born with or have it for years and not need to do something about it.

If you start having symptoms, like burning, or change of taste, then you need to consider using an antifungal cream because with symptoms it can be caused by a fungal infection. In that case feel free to follow up with me.


Hope this is helpful.
Let me know if you need more clarifications.

Regards,
Dr. Papaqako

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