Geographic Tongue | Geographic Stomatitis - Frequently Asked Questions

Amrita Surendranath
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Nov 19, 2015
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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.

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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