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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: | 2018/05/18

Q.

Can a ringworm appear on your tongue?

My child has a circle on his tongue similar to a ringworm

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician
- 2018/05/23

This is not ringworm, but is an inherited and changing pattern seen on the tongue in many young children. It is known as a 'geographic tongue'. It is not due to an infection No treatment is necessary.

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