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Posted on Mon, 17 Nov 2014 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I seem to have developed a condition I had as a child - the condition is "Geographical Tongue" I don't remember the actual name of the condition - can you tell me how I can control this?
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Answered by Dr. Sumit Bhatti 57 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No treatment is necessary.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for your query.

1. Geographic tongue is a benign condition due to unknown causes.

2. If you do not have any symptoms, no treatment is necessary.

3. If you have any symptoms it will be better to confirm the diagnosis and further treatment can be discussed.

I hope that I have answered your query. If you have any more questions I will be available to answer them.

Regards.
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