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What causes burning mouth syndrome?

What causes 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... ...Read more

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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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Whats burning mouth syndrome?

Whats 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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What causes burning tounge syndrome?

What causes burning tounge syndrome?

Many things: Ranging from vitamin deficiencies, diabetes, hypothyroidism to oral habits such as tongue thrusting and mouth breathing. Diagnosis of the underlying cause is a process of elimination of major causes. ...Read more

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What causes burning mouth syndrome? I have been diagnosed with burning mouth syndrome recently. What are the causes of burning mouth syndrome? .

What causes burning mouth syndrome? I have been diagnosed with burning mouth syndrome recently.  What are the causes of burning mouth syndrome?

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No known causes: Burning mouth syndrome is a burning sensation in the mouth where no underlying dental or medical cause can be identified and no oral signs are found. According to this definition, there are no known causes for burning mouth syndrome. ...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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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 is burning mouth syndrome?

What is burning mouth syndrome?

Many causes: Burning mouth can be caused by a number of things. I usually evaluate for vitamin deficiencies like B12 and folate (folic acid). I have seen it with patients who are hypothyroid as well. Sjogren's disease can cause it as well as acid reflux. ...Read more

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Secondary burning mouth syndrome from mouthwash go away?

Secondary burning mouth syndrome from mouthwash go away?

Mouthwash: I am not sure what you are asking, but some mouthwashes can cause sensitivity, especially if they contain alcohol. Try an alcohol free mouthwash. You may be more comfortable. ...Read more

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What causes burning sensation in shins?

What causes burning sensation in shins?

More than one answer: If you are a runner then shin splints could be present. Other causes could be peripheral neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease (poor circulation), or connective tissue disease. ...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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Which digestive disease causes excessive sweating and severe burning in the feet?

Which digestive disease causes excessive sweating and severe burning in the feet?

Difficult to say: digestive diseases tend to cause diminished absorption of Important vitamins-minerals. It is usually the deficiency of these things that will cause the signs and symptoms. Certain states like Ulcerative Colitis or Crohns are autoimmune. Severe gastritis and ulcers can also cause severe sweating. The burning in feet gels more with vitamin deficiency like B12/folate. B6 excess can cause issues too ...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 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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Describe the features of burning mouth syndrome.?

Burning Mouth: Burning mouth syndrome can be a complex disorder, and may be caused by many factors -- start with a visit to your primary care doctor, and be prepared to see an ENT doctor or neurologist in follow up. Sometimes, the symptoms disappear on their own, but a good workup for reversible causes should be undertaken. ...Read more

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What kind of throat symptoms can mouth breathing cause? (e.g burning?)

What kind of throat symptoms can mouth breathing cause? (e.g burning?)

Mouth breathing: is not normal. It causes drying of mouth and airways. Symptoms would include dryness and everything that dryness causes such as pain, sputum production, hoarseness, etc. Have you doctor check why you cannot breathe normally through your nose. ...Read more

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What causes mouth bitterness?

What causes mouth bitterness?

Many choices: Anything from a large build up of bacteria in the mouth to cavities to gum disease or possibly a more internal physiological condition. The first step would be to see your dentist for a thorough exam and cleaning. If that does not make things better, see your physician. ...Read more

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Can GERD cause burning feet sensation?

Can GERD cause burning feet sensation?

Follow up: The symptoms of GERD can be silent in many patients. Typical findings may include heartburn, a scratchy throat, and an upset stomach. ...Read more

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Why does irritable bowel syndrome cause severe burning pain in my feet?

Why does irritable bowel syndrome cause severe burning pain in my feet?

IBS?: I am not sure this is the cause of the burning pain in your feet. IBS does not usually cause this. Sounds like neuropathic pain but again, IBS not usually the cause of this. Could it be due to the procedures and surgery you had on your foot and leg? ...Read more

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Could my hand foot mouth disease be the cause of my aggravated peripheral neuropathy symptoms?

Could my hand foot mouth disease be the cause of my aggravated peripheral neuropathy symptoms?

Quite possibly: i would like to know why you have neuropathy. the commonest cause is diabetes. Acute infections are well known to exacerbate symptoms of neuropathy. How did you get hand foot and mouth disease,?sympathy. Are you in contact with children? you wii get better as the infection clears in 5-10 days ...Read more

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What causes 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... ...Read more

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What causes burning mouth syndrome? I have been diagnosed with burning mouth syndrome recently. What are the causes of burning mouth syndrome? .

No known causes: Burning mouth syndrome is a burning sensation in the mouth where no underlying dental or medical cause can be identified and no oral signs are found. According to this definition, there are no known causes for burning mouth syndrome. ...Read more

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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 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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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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I developed burning mouth syndrome after tooth extraction/bone graft. it's been 4 months.will it ever go away?what could be cause?

I developed burning mouth syndrome after tooth extraction/bone graft. it's been 4 months.will it ever go away?what could be cause?

Maybe a coincidence?: This is not a very common reaction to extraction and bone graft. Usually when someone experiences this it is due to either vitamin deficiency or an atypical reaction to something that there oral tissues was exposed to. You may want to go back to your dentist/surgeon to see if this can be further evaluated by a specialist in oral medicine. ...Read more

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Whats 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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What is burning mouth syndrome?

Many causes: Burning mouth can be caused by a number of things. I usually evaluate for vitamin deficiencies like B12 and folate (folic acid). I have seen it with patients who are hypothyroid as well. Sjogren's disease can cause it as well as acid reflux. ...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?

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 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 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 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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What are the tests for burning mouth syndrome?

What are the tests for burning mouth syndrome?

No test exists: Burning mouth syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. Therefore, all the tests done are to exclude other possible causes. This is a difficult disease and a real challenge to fix. Find a doctor who specialized in oral diseases. ...Read more

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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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Describe the features of burning mouth syndrome.?

Burning Mouth: Burning mouth syndrome can be a complex disorder, and may be caused by many factors -- start with a visit to your primary care doctor, and be prepared to see an ENT doctor or neurologist in follow up. Sometimes, the symptoms disappear on their own, but a good workup for reversible causes should be undertaken. ...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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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