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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Burning Tongue

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What alternative treatments exist for yellow tongue?

What  alternative treatments exist for yellow tongue?

Maybe thrush(fungus): The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. Causes of tongue that looks patchy include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). ...Read more

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Burning Mouth Syndrome (Definition)

Burning mouth syndrome causes chronic burning pain in your mouth. The pain from burning mouth syndrome may affect your tongue, gums, lips, inside of your cheeks, roof of your mouth, or widespread areas of your whole mouth. The pain can be severe, as if you ...Read more


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What are some remedies/cures for burning tongue syndrome?

What are some remedies/cures for burning tongue syndrome?

Biotene: Try a mouthwash called biotene. It is intended to help with dry mouth. If not better, see your physician. ...Read more

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Does famotidine cause burning tongue?

Does famotidine cause burning tongue?

Not typical: Burning tongue is not a typical side effect of famotidine. Gerd can certainly cause this. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a burning tongue and a headaches, what's wrong?

Could be: Burning mouth syndrome. Difficult to diagnose over the internet, but would recommend an evaluation by your dentist or physician to determine the cause and then prescribe the appropriate treatment. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Do HPV oral warts cause pain or burning tongue?

Do HPV oral warts cause pain or burning tongue?

They can: Yes they can. There's not much you can do about it either, unfortunately. ...Read more

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Burning tongue with red patches and deep fissure down the middle. Burn has gone on for 9 weeks?

Burning tongue with red patches and deep fissure down the middle.  Burn has gone on for 9 weeks?

Burning Tongue Syndr: BMS is a chronic orofacial pain disorder that is defined by the International Association Study of Pain as "a burning pain in the tongue or other mucous membranes." Despite continuing research, there is no consensus on cause, pathogenesis, or even the definition of BMS. see Orofacial Pain specialist for pain management. They are the experts in BMS. ...Read more

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Burning tongue last few months yeast negative. Doxicyline gargle not help. Hurting. :( pic on profile?

Burning tongue: A burning tongue may have no obvious cause but sometimes it's due to vitamin deficiency or certain medications. Some patients get relief with maalox mouth washes or dry mouth dental sprays. ...Read more

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I HAVE BLACK TONGUE and burning tongue sensation.It also hurts in middle of tongue like inflamed at bit. I was anemic a year ago had a hystectomy and ?

I HAVE BLACK TONGUE and burning tongue sensation.It also hurts in middle of tongue like inflamed at bit. I was anemic a year ago had a hystectomy and ?

Worrisome: Changes such as this in the oral cavity should be evaluated immediately due to the concern for cancer or changes to the blood supply. That said, blackening of the tongue is commonly a side effect of bismuth use for upset stomach. Notably, your histories of anemia, hysterectomy nor burning mouth syndrome would be directly related to tongue discoloration. ...Read more

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Strep throat and burning tongue linked?

Strep throat and burning tongue linked?

Burning tongue: The causes of burning tongue syndrome are not always known, and there may be more than one cause. Although not known as a common cause for burning tongue, strep throat should not be ruled out. Once the strep throat is treated, if the burning tongue symptoms remain, see your dentist or an ENT specialist. ...Read more