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Oral thrush or Geographic Tongue?

Had burning feeling in  tongue over decade, but  some  five years ago i noticed circular shapes forming on my tongue. They are not always there but sometime they appear, never one, sometimes smaller sometimes they go big. They are anywhere on tongue, but mostly dorsal or sides. The ones that appear on tongue tip can  cause burning feeling for some time. They appear very suddenly: first there is burning feeling, then after some hours patch appears; then within hours the patch widens, the center is clearing and it appears as a circle with fading  white border. At this point burning feeling is gone. Sometimes they stay week, sometimes they clear withing days.

Some pics, one is made recently, one year ago:

https://i.imgur.com/B7Jgn8z.png
https://i.imgur.com/0GYdby2.png
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973741 tn?1342342773
Hi, I tried the picture links and couldn't open them.  But, here's some information for you any way. What you 'sound' to be describing does sound like geographic tongue.  It has a patch that has a whitish border around it.  It is kind of like what something would look like on a map (geographic . . .).  Here's some information and the link has a picture that you can copare to what you have.  https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/geographic-tongue/symptoms-causes/syc-20354396  Now, that's a harmless condition.  Oral thrush looks a bit different.  An antiseptic mouthwash can clear it up among other things.  Oral thrush looks more spotty.  Here's a link about that with information including a picture.  https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/oral-thrush/symptoms-causes/syc-20353533  That can be cleared up also with a mouth wash or a prescribed pill.  You've had this for long enough that I would assume a doctor could easily identify this for you.  Have you been and what do they say?
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Indeed, it looks much more like Geographic tongue
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