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Geographic Tongue | Geographic Stomatitis - Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which Doctor should I Consult for a Geographic Tongue?

A dentist should be consulted for a geographic tongue.

2. Does Geographic Tongue Leave a Scar and Lead to Loss in Sensation?

Geographic tongue does not leave a scar nor lead to loss of sensation.
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3. Are there Other Oral Diseases that Lead to Patches on the Tongue?

There are other diseases with symptoms of patches on the tongue and they include:
  • Thrush
  • Syphilis
  • Oral Lichen Planus
  • AIDS
  • Oral cancer

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