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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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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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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 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?

What are the symptoms of burning mouth syndrome?

Burning mouth: syndrome is 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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Describe the features of burning mouth syndrome.?

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 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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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is burning mouth syndrome?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is 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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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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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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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

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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more