6897718 tn?1386145496

Red patches on the tongue

Hello, I have a reoccurring problem with my tongue, I get a red patch in a certain place on my tongue that is slightly uncomfortable for the first two days but then it's alright. Also, it disappears after few weeks or months and reappears randomly again. I saw a dentist and I have no problems with my teeth. Here is the photo: http://postimg.org/image/o683pa9i3/.

Also I am female 21 years old.

i hope it's not dangerous or contagious.
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12573334 tn?1426017847
acid and salt bring it out, I have it also, its actually hereditary so probably your mom or dad  have it, some people are more sensitive than others to it. my my daughters have it also, but if I eat a lot of pineapple, chips with a lot of salt, then I get it.
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6897718 tn?1386145496
Yes, and I am negative for everything.
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10175413 tn?1427170251
Not to be rude but have you been tested for STD's. Or perhaps it's from eating citrus.
Good luck
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1780921 tn?1499301793
The picture that you attached reminds me of what is called Geographic tongue. Which if that is the case it is completely harmless. But you should talk with your doctor about this.
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