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What to do if I have burning mouth syndrome (burning tongue) is this a symptom of renal failure?

What to do if I have burning mouth syndrome (burning tongue) is this a symptom of renal failure?

No: Burning mouth and burning tongue syndrome is a neuropathic pain, a dysfunction of the sensory nerve branches that supply the tongue and oral mucosa. Burning sensation, dry mouth and bitter taste are the major symptoms. ...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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Please tell me what are signs and symptoms of burning mouth syndrome?

Burning mouth: Syndrome is a neuropathic pain, a dysfunction of the sensory nerve branches that supply the tongue and oral mucosa. Burning sensation, dry mouth and bitter taste are the major symptoms. ...Read more

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Could metrogel for rosacea be causing my burning mouth and facial neuraligia symptoms?

Could metrogel for rosacea be causing my burning mouth and facial neuraligia symptoms?

Metro gel: Usually metro gel on the face can cause nasopharyngitis
And headaches. Other adverse experiences reported when using topical metronidazole include skin irritation, transient redness, metallic taste, tingling or numbness of the extremities and nausea. Consult your doctor if you have similar reaction. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of burning mouth syndrome?

What are the most common symptoms of burning mouth syndrome?

Only in your mouth: In primary burning mouth syndrome (bms) only oral structures hurt - tongue, lips, the lining (mucosa) & the palate (roof) of your mouth. In secondary bms - caused by nutritional deficiency, reflux, nasal obstruction, diabetes, medication, anxiety - you will likely have additional non-oral symptoms. I hope you have discussed this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does smoking cause burning mouth syndrome like symptoms?

Does smoking cause burning mouth syndrome like symptoms?

Aggravating Factor: The exact cause of burning mouth syndrome is unknown. Smoking, alcohol use, and hot and spicy foods are aggravating factors that may cause mouth dryness and occasional burning sensation. BTW, quitting smoking is always a great idea. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of burning mouth syndrome?

What are symptoms of burning mouth syndrome?

Burning mouth: Syndrome neuropathic pain, a dysfunction of the sensory nerve branches that supply the tongue and oral mucosa. Burning sensation, dry mouth and bitter taste are the major symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of burning mouth syndrome?

What are the symptoms of burning mouth syndrome?

The name says it all: It can be varied, but complaints of burning or sharp type pain in the tongue, mouth and oral cavity. Often exacerbated by physical trauma and acidic or spicy foods. Some otc treatments which may help include pro-biotics, live culture yogurt, and capsacin. Avoid spicy, sour, crunchy, and salty foods. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I get better my symptoms of burning mouth syndrome? Some advice whether I should take medicine?

BMS: Please see a local Periodontist, Oral Surgeon or Oral Pathologist to discuss this. There is no general rule we can give you without knowing your complete medical and dental history, etc. This requires a one on one exam and consultation. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have trigeminal neuralgia or burning mouth syndrome? I have symptoms of each. What's the difference? Thx

How do I know if I have trigeminal neuralgia or burning mouth syndrome? I have symptoms of each. What's the difference? Thx

Both very tough: You must see the Oral Medicine specialist. This Dentist has completed years of training to become a specialist for just your kind of problems. In a nutshell, burning mouth remains in mouth. Trigeminal neuralgia (tic deleroux) can be many places including and most often extraorally. You might have both. See the expert. Good Luck. ...Read more

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How long does burning mouth take to heal?

How long does burning mouth take to heal?

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. Recently clonazepam is used in the treatment of BMS. An alternative medicine, acupuncture is also helpful. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about burning mouth syndrome?

Burning mouth: Syndrome neuropathic pain, a dysfunction of the sensory nerve branches that supply the tongue and oral mucosa. Burning sensation, dry mouth and bitter taste are the major symptoms. ...Read more

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I have burning mouth after being sick, what do you recommend?

I have burning mouth after being sick, what do you recommend?

Burning Mouth: If it is from vomiting :
rinse and drink a lot of water; do not brush immediately upon vomiting due to the acid already in your mouth.
Also, don't use listerine or other mouth washes that contain alcohol.
Jeff. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can you tell me about burning mouth syndrome?

Please tell me what can you tell me about burning mouth syndrome?

Complicated: We don't know for sure, thus they call it a syndrome because many different things can cause it. Poor nutrition, lack of key vitamins, stress, hormones in females... There are some newer treatment recommendations that you could find out about online. ...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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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? .

Unknown: Symptoms can come and go--esp. At menopause. Usually a centrally mediated nerve disruption (in the brain/brainstem). If palliative measures are inadequate ("magic mouthwash" with topical anesthetic to numb pain), ask your dentist about Elavil (amitriptyline) 10mg at bedtime. At 150mg or higher it is an anti depressant with side effects. At 10mg, provides great relief of burning pain of neuropathic origin. ...Read more

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Is burning mouth syndrome related to oral HPV?

Is burning mouth syndrome related to oral HPV?

Vitamin B def.: Burning of the oral cavity can be associatet with vitamin b deficiency. I would strongly recommend a specialist in oral medicine. Herpes virus is most commonly associated with small peri-oral canker sores. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment dor burning mouth syndrome?

Depends on Cause: Many things can cause a burning mouth or tongue. If you can't get to a dentist, schedule an inbox consult with me at www. Healthtap. Com/douglasdds and I'll try to help. ...Read more

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Can omeprazole cause burning mouth syndrome?

Can omeprazole cause burning mouth syndrome?

Yes, but it'uncommon: One RAE side effect of Omeprazole is burning mouth syndrome. In a recent study it occurred in 11 out of 86, 000 subjects taking Omeprazole or. 01% occurance. ...Read more

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Burning mouth and TMJ. Mouth opening problem bad breath sores in mouth?

Burning mouth and TMJ. Mouth opening problem bad breath sores in mouth?

Problems: You have quite a number of dental problems and each need to be addressed. When was you last dental exam? You need a one on one comprehensive evaluation from a dentist along with proper treatment. Call and set up an appointment. ...Read more

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Are any special tests needed, or can a regular doctor see me for my burning mouth syndrome?

Are any special tests needed, or can a regular doctor see me for my burning mouth syndrome?

Burning Mouth: Burning mouth can be a complex disorder -- start with your primary care doctor for a thorough evaluation -- he or she will determine the next step, if needed. ...Read more

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How does stress affect burning mouth syndrome? What is the link between emotional trauma or stress and burning mouth?

How does stress affect burning mouth syndrome? What is the link between emotional trauma or stress and burning mouth?

Dry mouth: Stress will cause a fight or flight response from your body and thus induce a dry mouth response. This will intensify the effect of burning mouth. ...Read more

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How does stress affect burning mouth syndrome? What is the link between emotional trauma or stress and burning mouth? .

Unknown, but....: Burning mouth syndrome is a term given for chronic or recurrent burning in the mouth without an obvious cause. Stress has deleterious effects on our bodies in general and i’m sure may be a factor in many cases, whether causative or contributory. ...Read more

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Can steroid nasal sprays cause burning mouth?

Can steroid nasal sprays cause burning mouth?

Very unlikely: The burning mouth syndrome is at best, poorly understood. Nasal steroid sprays have been in widespread use for 24 years and have not been associated with "burning mouth." if you had been using the sprays and developed the burning mouth syndrome it is most likely a coincidence. ...Read more

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What should I do to address a sore throat and burning mouth?

What should I do to address a sore throat and burning mouth?

TLC and antibiotic: A sore throat caused by viral infection — the most common cause usually lasts five to seven days and doesn't require medical treatment. Just some tlc.
If your sore throat is caused by a bacterial infection, your doctor will prescribe a course of antibiotics. Penicillin the most one prescribe. ...Read more

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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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How long can burning mouth syndrome last?

How long can burning mouth syndrome last?

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 more

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How do you diagnose burning mouth syndrome?

How do you diagnose burning mouth syndrome?

Burning mouth: The symptoms are the diagnosis, a burning pain in the mouth, tongue, or palate, that recurs and causes a burning or scalded sensation. This list of potential causes is staggering, from nutritional deficiencies, problems with the teeth or tongue, dry mouth, allergies, neurological damage, dentures and gastroesophogeal reflux. Treatments are tailored to the symptoms, and causes if known. ...Read more

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What can be done for burning mouth syndrome?

What can be done for burning mouth syndrome?

Controlable: The cause is often hard to determine and the pain can be sever covering the entire mouth. You need a team (dentist, ent...) to help you control the pain. Be patient, get a good team together and it will happen. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about burning mouth syndrome?

Burning mouth: Syndrome neuropathic pain, a dysfunction of the sensory nerve branches that supply the tongue and oral mucosa. Burning sensation, dry mouth and bitter taste are the major symptoms. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have burning mouth syndrome?

How do you know if you have burning mouth syndrome?

Rule out all else: Burning mouth syndrome is a "diagnosis of exclusion" which means that many things that cause similar symptoms must be rule out. This requires seeing a doctor who specializes in oral disease (often a specialized dentist or specialized dermatologist). Have it checked out. ...Read more

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Can you give me more info on help for burning mouth syndrome?

BMS: See: http://www. Nidcr. Nih. Gov/oralhealth/topics/burning/burningmouthsyndrome. Htm.

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What is the definition or description of: burning mouth syndrome?

Burning Mouth Syndro: 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 scalded your mouth.
www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/burning-mouth-syndrome/ds00462. ...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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Do people with burning mouth syndrome have a lot of pain?

Some do: But there are many causes of mouth pain. If your mouth is hurting then see a health professional. I would start with my dentist with follow-up if necessary by my physician. ...Read more

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Can taking 80 mg of pravastatin cause severe dry and burning mouth?

Stevens Johnson synd: Check out drugs. Com & epocrates. Com for drug information including interactions & side effects. Stevens johnson syndrome or erythema multiforme (http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/stevens-johnson-syndrome/ds00940) is a rare but severe allergic reaction. Go seek urgent medical evaluation if burning in mouth is due to blisters from medication. ...Read more

Acidosis (Definition)

Normally our body chemistry is kept in a narrow range, and in particular the amount of acid in the body is kept within a narrow range. The amount of acid is measured by a value called the ph. It is normally a value between 7.35 and 7.45, values below 7.35 are considered to be "acidotic" a patient with this value of the blood chemistry ...Read more


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Kidney Failure (Definition)

A condition in which your kidneys suddenly stop working normally. Since your kidneys remove waste products and help balance water and salt and other minerals (electrolytes) in your blood, when your kidneys stop working, waste products, fluids, and electrolytes build up in your body. This can cause problems ...Read more