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My DD 2.6 has 'Geographic Tongue' for the last 2 months - when will/does it go?

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OneBoyOneGirl Sun 17-Aug-08 15:46:16

I took DD to the doctors about two months ago as she had some strange patches on he tongue. He said it was geographic tongue and that it was common and no treatment at all was required and it would go away on its own. But its still there two months later!

Just wondered if anyone else or their DD/DS had had it and how long it usually takes to clear up. It doesn't bother her at all, just looks really strange.

twoboots Mon 18-Aug-08 05:56:14

it tends to come and go. have heard figures quoting 50% clear in 6 months. I know one person who is 26 who has had it for 24 years! It never cleared.

OneBoyOneGirl Mon 18-Aug-08 11:17:36

thank you!

24 years, crikey, hope it doesn't last that long

bethoo Mon 18-Aug-08 11:19:38

i had it in my teens and occasionally get it.

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