What is wrong with my tongue?

Patient

Q: I have been dealing with a cough for over 2 weeks. In order to sleep through the night, I have had to keep a Halls menthol cough drop in my mouth all night long. Now that my cough is almost gone, I have developed what looks to be thrush or geographic tongue. How can I make this go away?

Symptoms:  My tongue has blotchy white patches and burns
Doctor

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