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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 is a good treatment dor burning mouth syndrome?

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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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 the best treatment for burning mouth syndrome? What tests should I have done? What kind of doctor should I see? I'm desperate for relief.

What is the best treatment for burning mouth syndrome? What tests should I have done? What kind of doctor should I see? I'm desperate for relief.

B12: You should check to be sure your levels of vitamin B12 intake are normal. Vitamin B12 deficiency is a common cause of burning mouth syndrome. Xerostomia, or dry mouth, is also a common cause of burning mouth syndrome dot ...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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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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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