Doctor insights on:
Burning Inside Mouth
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
I am experiencing soreness or burning inside of mouth.I think it's an allergic reaction,but not sure.
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 am experiencing soreness or burning inside of mouth and itchy rash on my leg, I believe I may have gotten poison ivy on my leg and scratched it before noticing what it was and maybe I got it on my mouth. Anything I can do to help relieve my mouth?
Drug reaction?: Only thing I can think of affecting both the mouth and the skin would be a drug reaction. Was there a new drug introduced within 2 weeks prior to onset ? I suspect that they are unrelated since poison ivy does not cause mouth problem unless you are chewing it . For sore mouth, try switching to Biotene toothpaste. For the skin, topical hydrocortisone . See allergist if not better. ...Read more
Several things: Commonly candida, or yeast, can cause burning in the mouth, which can arise after antibiotic treatment. A more obscure disorder, called burning mouth syndrome, is harder to diagnose. This would require consulting an oral pathologist or a dentist specializing in oral medicine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
See your MD: Most likely a result of a medication you may be taking that affects the normal anatomy of the tongue where most taste buds are located. ...Read more
A number of things: Many things cause burning sensation in the mouth, but the most common is a fungal infection ( thrush) it often comes on after antibiotic treatment. There is a neurologic condition known as burning mouth syndrome as well that can be tricky to diagnose and treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Variable: It can be varied. See your doctor. Sometimes prescriptions can be helpful (anti-yeast in particular). Some otc treatments which may help include pro-biotics, live culture yogurt, and capsacin. Avoid spicy, sour, crunchy, and salty foods. Good luck, this can be a difficulty problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer