This Tongue Can Show You The World!

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4714619 This Tongue Can Show You The World!

Well here’s a new one for ya, Geographic Tongues. Geographic tongue is a completely benign condition that leaves patterns and shapes on ones tongues in whitish and red colors often in the shape of geographic landmarks.  Even though there’s no treatment,  the strange-looking patterns that appear will disappear and migrate over night. Few studies have been done on geographic tongue. However, a 1976 study in an oral health journal does suggest it’s hereditary and is prevalent in about 2% of the population.

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