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I went to the orthodontist and the glue they put caused burning and mouth ulcers. Does this mean I am allergic?

I went to the orthodontist and the glue they put caused burning and mouth ulcers. Does this mean I am allergic?

Doubtful: If anything you may be extremely sensitive to the very slightly acidic (like vinegar) material used to help prepare your teeth for braces placement. May also be herpes outbreak caused by the manipulation required to place your braces. Go back to your Dentist or (hopefully) Orthodontic Specialist for reevaluation and treatment to help you feel better. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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How do you treat burning mouth syndrome?

How do you treat burning mouth syndrome?

BMS treatment: Because no underlying cause of BMS has been identified, treatment of BMS has usually been symptomatic. The pharmacological therapy is the treatment of choice. Recent interest has focused on the use of clonazepam in the treatment of BMS. An alternative medicine, acupuncture is also helpful. ...Read more

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Has anyone heard of or suffered from burning mouth?

Has anyone heard of or suffered from burning mouth?

Yes: This can be very troublesome. I had herpangina and this was the worst aspect of the illness (lasted for months), and many people have it much more severely. If no cause (hormones, meds, GI reflux, xerostomia / sjogren's) is found, a good multivitamin may help. Topical anesthetics and lozenge Clonazepam are used & sometimes it resolves by itself. ...Read more

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Is gabapentin a good treatment for burning mouth syndrome? Starting 300mg a day then 600 mg after 1 week.

Gabapentin may help: Yes, Gabapentin can be used successfully to treat this condition. Other alternatives include Tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline) or SSRIs (like paxil (paroxetine) or zoloft.) There are some specific causes of burning mouth syndrome; so, please be sure to see your doctor if you haven't already. ...Read more

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What is known at this time about the causes and treatments of burning mouth syndrome?

What is known at this time about the causes and treatments of burning mouth syndrome?

Burning mouth: Could be a primary problem or it could be related to underlying problems such as dry mouth, nutritional deficiencies heartburn, certain medications, or certain systemic medication problems such as thyroid disease.
Would avoid cinnamon, mint, spicy or acidic foods; increase fluids and consider saliva replacement substitute if dry mouth.; and would discuss underlying etiologies with your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of the burning from capsaicin?

How do you get rid of the burning from capsaicin?

Fat: Capsaicin is fat-soluble, and fatty foods or drinks (like milk) will get it out of your mouth the quickest. As for the eyes, you are probably limited to cold water. ...Read more

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Burning mouth syndrome wrecked my my mouth. Teeth are crumbling and have an infection with pus. Multiple sites. On cipro (ciprofloxacin). Is this an appropriate drug?

Burning mouth syndrome wrecked my my mouth. Teeth are crumbling and have an infection with pus. Multiple sites. On cipro (ciprofloxacin). Is this an appropriate drug?

Burning mouth syndro: Burning mouth syndrome does not cause crumbling teeth or gum infections. Dry mouth due to lack or loss of saliva can cause rampant decay if there is poor oral hygiene. Infections with pus sounds like gum disease, but may be due to a systemic disease.

Cipro is not known as a treatment for burning mouth or gum disease.

You need to coordinate treatment between your dentist and physician. ...Read more

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Burning, sticky mouth after swallowing cum?

Burning, sticky mouth after swallowing cum?

See your doctor: Please see your doctor. Your symptoms could be suggestive of an irritation from the semen itself, but there is also the possibility of a sexually transmitted infection having been passed to you orally; a swab test can help determine this. It's important to practice safe oral sex practices to prevent STI transmission; dental dams are effective barriers in such cases. ...Read more

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Is there a lower cost, long term over-the-counter mouth guard that can be worn at night to prevent teeth grinding? Would it prevent future TMJ issues?

Is there a lower cost, long term over-the-counter mouth guard that can be worn at night to prevent teeth grinding? Would it prevent future TMJ issues?

Night guards: Night guards do not prevent grinding. Basically they protect teeth from being damaged.
Over the counter mouthguards are too thick and not bite-balanced, so they can increase grinding, clenching, and TMJ dysfunction.
A custom made nightguard can help with TMJ from grinding, but not from clenching.
Talk to your dentist, or if possible, seek treatment at a dental school. ...Read more

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I have intermittent upper chest pain like burning inside it has increase in these last month and now my mouth gets dry what can it be?

I have intermittent upper chest pain like burning inside it has increase in these last month and now my mouth gets dry what can it be?

GERD: Your symptoms sound likely to be from gastroesophageal reflux disease. Otc drugs like ranitidine or Omeprazole are excellent ways to treat it. Of course, if it's not improving, you should seek further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is burning mouth a permanent condition? If I get burning mouth, will I always have it, or is it curable?

Is burning mouth a permanent condition? If I get burning mouth, will I always have it, or is it curable?

Can be either: Burning mouth syndrome is not well understood. It may be temporary or longstanding. There are many suspected causes. Each case is different. Only by a dentist seeing you in person and taking a complete and thorough medical and dental history can you hope to discover possible cause and then prevention, treatment or management. ...Read more

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What's burning mouth syndrome?

What's burning mouth syndrome?

Dry mouth: Loss of saliva, sometimes from medications, sometimes as a result of aging, can cause the painful burning mouth syndrome. There are also auto immune diseases, such a sjogrens syndrome that is genetic that has the same result. You can saliva substitutes, such at over the counter biotene which will help. ...Read more

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The thought of getting burning mouth syndrome scares me. What are risk factors for it?

The thought of getting burning mouth syndrome scares me. What are risk factors for it?

Women over 50: Risk factors include being a woman, especially women ages 50-80.
Having very acute taste, food allergies, many dental procedures, traumatic life events & stress. Read more about this rare condition at http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/burning-mouth-syndrome/ds00462. Hypochondria is the fear of becoming ill. Consider discussing this fear with a health care professional. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to heal burning mouth syndrome.?

What is the quickest way to heal burning mouth syndrome.?

No quick treatment: This is a tough disease to diagnose and treat. It will take patience from you and your doctor to make this diagnosis and then to find the correct treatment. Typically there is no quick treatment option. ...Read more

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A cold burning sensation in mouth after cold beverage?

Need more info: There are several reasons for this reaction to occur, from infection to mucosal trauma. I would advise you to consult with your dentist and have him/her examine your oral cavity. ...Read more

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Please explain what do I do about the burning in my mouth from spicy food?

Please explain what do I do about the burning in my mouth from spicy food?

Avoid them: Avoid spicy foods. I love spicy foods and feel for you if you have to avoid them, but there are worse things in life. Either that or endure the discomfort. I can't think of a third option. ...Read more

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Have a headache burning feeling in mouth alittle dizziness it happens off and on for several weeks

Have a headache burning feeling in mouth alittle dizziness it happens off and on for several weeks

As: As your symptoms have persisted for several weeks, you need to be seen and medically evaluated. Two weeks of headache and dizziness with a feeling of burning in your mouth are concerning. Please make an appointment to be seen by your doctor. If you developed worsening headache, fever, vomiting, or weakness then you would need to be seen in the er. Also, it is rare, but please be sure the carbon monoxide readings in your house are normal. The fire department (call the nonemergency number) will do it for free. Carbon monoxide can cause headaches and dizziness. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation on left side of tongue due to having top n bottom left wisdoms out 2wks. I've been feeling burning in my mouth 5 days?

Careful: Correlation isn't the same as causation. Burning mouth sensations are caused by several possible factors including allergies, hormonal diseases, medications, nutritional deficiencies, and acid reflux as well as infection. It may have nothing to do with your recent extractions or it may be a complication of that procedure. Go back to the extracting dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the gum area on top of a tori on palate to become pink and a little swollen after burning roof of mouth? How long until gum goes down

Is it normal for the gum area on top of a tori on palate to become pink and a little swollen after burning roof of mouth? How long until gum goes down

Pain is never normal: The damage is done, the too-hot food has been consumed, and your burned mouth is swollen. Avoid sharp, crunchy foods, vitamin E application and good oral hygiene will heal the condition in seven days. Take care. ...Read more

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What can be the physical symptoms of stopping use of citalopram after 2 months of using? Can burning tongue and mouth scars happen in this situation?

What can be the physical symptoms of stopping use of citalopram after 2 months of using? Can burning tongue and mouth scars happen in this situation?

Discontinuation Sx: Stopping citalopram or other ssri medication suddenly can result in discontinuation symptoms including dizziness, lethargy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, fever, sweating, chills. Incomnia, myalgias, parasthesias, electric shock-like sensations, anxiety, agitation, crying, irritability, confusion, slowed thinking, etc. You might look for other causes of burning tongue and mouth scars. ...Read more

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Tiredness, dizziness, itchy, burning and throbbing mouth. I just want some relief?

Need to be seen: By dentist, oral surgeon, ENT md

need to know if you have lesions in your mouth

if so, cause can be diagnosed and treated

don't ignore! ...Read more

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I had an epidural steroid injection a week ago. Facial swelling and flushing that still comes and goes. Also burning inside my mouth at times. Bad?

I had an epidural steroid injection a week ago. Facial swelling and flushing that still comes and goes. Also burning inside my mouth at times. Bad?

Some Normal/Some Not: Swelling and Flushing can be normal and will resolve over time. Burning in mouth is not. See your doctor to determine what that's from. ...Read more

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What are some possible causes of burning in my mouth, throat and chest? It feels like I gulped down a hot drink and has been going on for two days

What are some possible causes of burning in my mouth, throat and chest? It feels like I gulped down a hot drink and has been going on for two days

Burning: There are multiple possibilities, including acid reflux. You need a clinical examination to make an accurate diagnosis.
See your medical doctor or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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I have tingling/burning in my mouth when I eat walnuts and I feel sick to my stomach when I eat avocados, could this be an allergy?

I have tingling/burning in my mouth when I eat walnuts and I feel sick to my stomach when I eat avocados, could this be an allergy?

Absolutely!!: While this might simply be oral allergy syndrome, it could be allergy to nuts. See an allergist for appropriate testing and evaluation to determine what you are allergic to. ...Read more

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Soreness Or Burning Inside Of Mouth (Definition)

Burning in the mouth is a symptom that may be caused by damage to the lining of the mouth, such as with a burn, or any open sore. ...Read more