This is an abnormal thickening and whitening of the lining of an internal body cavity. The mouth and vagina are the most common. An ill-fitting dental bridge may also be a cause. Viral infection is another probable cause. Leucoplakia may indicate a precancerous condition.

Leucoplakia on the tongue may be isolated to particular areas and be representative of disease in part of the body, according to Eastern philosophies of tongue reading. The condition arising in the vagina is probably a viral creation but effectively lies on the vessel of conception meridian and an individual needs to look at their relationship to their parents and loved ones.


Any white patches need to be reviewed by a physician.

Stop smoking and remove any item that may be causing friction.

See a complementary medical practitioner for a review of lifestyle and general health because there may be a precancerous tendency or condition lurking.