Treatment for Geographic Tongue and 4 Best Practices

Geographic tongue, also known as benign migratory glossitis.

Geographic tongue is not a dangerous condition, but it is very uncomfortable, as burning or pain is felt when consuming acidic, hot, or spicy foods.

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Can Geographic Tongue be Prevented?

The initial onset of this condition cannot be prevented, but it is possible to improve the discomfort of the geographic tongue.

A person with this condition is likely to feel anxious or stressed, but it must be remembered that these lesions are harmless and just a variation of the normal state of the tongue.

Control bad habit The use of tobacco or the intake of alcohol can irritate conditions, so reducing their consumption alleviates the discomfort.

In addition to diagnosing this condition, your dentist may prescribe medications such as pain relievers, B vitamin supplements, steroid creams, and numbing mouthwashes.

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