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What is the cause and treatment for geographic tongue?

I have a geographic tounge but never have had it till after a abortion I m 22 . I have bad anxiety and bad stress all the time it s gotten way worse since I ve been in my 20 s affecting my daily life.My 5 year old also has geographic tounge but her dad has it. Plus she has terrible allergies right now.Just need an opinion on this.
Mon, 29 Dec 2014
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Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 's  Response
Thanks for your query, I have gone through your query.
The geographic tongue can occur secondary to stress, anxiety, nutritional deficiency etc. So nothing to be panic, consult a oral physician and get it evaluated. Mean while you can take nutritional supplements like multivitamins(vitamin B6 and B12). You have to lead a stress free life. Be cool, do not take tension. Consume lot of vegetables and fruits.
I hope my answer will help you, take care.
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