Ear, Nose & Throat Community
How Long Does Geographic Tongue Typically Last For
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to ear, nose and throat issues, ear infections, nasal polyps, sore throats, and swollen glands.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

How Long Does Geographic Tongue Typically Last For

How long does Geographic Tongue last for in terms of months/years? Is it something that eventually goes away? Or do you have this the rest of your life?
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_dr_f_tn
Hello and hope you are doing well.

Understand your predicament.
But the cause of geographic tongue is unknown, and there's no way to prevent the condition. And also genetics may be a contributing factor. So, the condition resolves on its own and has an unpredictable course.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
Okay does it usually eventually go away?
Blank
Avatar_dr_f_tn
It can resolve, but may come back
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
I understand but im asking typically does it go away or persist throughout life?
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Ear, Nose & Throat Community Resources