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Doctor insights on: Burning Sensation In Tonsil

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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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Can constant sinus drainage cause tonsillitis with white patches on tonsils and slight burning sensation in throat?

Can constant sinus drainage cause tonsillitis with white patches on tonsils and slight burning sensation in throat?

See long answer: Not exactly. Tonsillitis actually an infection of the tonsils by bacteria or viruses. White patches in tonsils can be accumulation of food or mucous in the crypts of the tonsils when you swallow. When you have a lot of mucous such as when you have a cold or allergies the white debris increases in the tonsils. Gargling and spitting 1/4 strength hydrogen peroxide might help. ...Read more

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What is TMJ and having a burning sensation in the mouth?

What is TMJ and having a burning sensation in the mouth?

Probably not related: They are usually two separate conditions and both require an examination to determine the cause of the problems. One the exact cause of the problem is determined, treatment options can be considered.
The burning sensation could be a systemic condition or localized from the tongue. Tmj refers to a number of conditions related to the jaw joint and their associated structures. ...Read more

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Itching and burning sensation around the mouth what is it itching and burning sensation around the mouth what could that be

Itching and burning sensation around the mouth what is it itching and burning sensation around the mouth what could that be

? allergy: Try to recall taking any medications, foods or substance you got in contact with prior to having the symptoms. More likely you're allergic to them.
If severe, take some benadryl (diphenhydramine).
Consult your dr to find out the root cause. ...Read more

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Could a burning sensation in the mouth be a symptom of B12 deficiency?

Could a burning sensation in the mouth be a symptom of B12 deficiency?

Yes: B12 deficiency can cause a myriad of problems including cognitive issues, balance issues, and peripheral nerve problems. The tongue can be directly affected in several ways, and burning in the tongue and/or mouth is occasionally experienced. ...Read more

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What can I do about the burning sensation in my mouth?

What can I do about the burning sensation in my mouth?

Burning mouth: Unfortunately, there is no definitive cause or treatment for burning mouth.
See your dentist for a complete history and dental examination to rule out any dental causes or oral infections.
See you medical doctor or an ENT specialist to check for nose, throat, or systemic disease.
Other possibilities are diet, allergies, smoking, alcohol. ...Read more

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A cold burning sensation in mouth after cold beverage?

A cold burning sensation in mouth after cold beverage?

Need more info: There are several reasons for this reaction to occur, from infection to mucosal trauma. I would advise you to consult with your dentist and have him/her examine your oral cavity. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation inside my mouth that doesn't go away?

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 more

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I have a burning sensation all over my skin but especially in my mouth. What is it.?

I have a burning sensation all over my skin but especially in my mouth. What is it.?

Need more info: My recommendation is you need to visit your doctor to give you a diagnosis's. Burning in the oral cavity can be as simple as a pizza burn or you have a viral infection or bacterial infection that needs to be addressed by your doctor? ...Read more

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What could cause a sore mouth and burning sensation?

What could cause a sore mouth and burning sensation?

Burning sensation: That topic can be very involved, but check also certain vitamin deficiency can lead to burning sensation talk to your doctor ...Read more

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Is it normal to develop a burning sensation in your mouth after eating peppers?

Yes: Peppers often deplete nerve cells in the mouth of substance p, a pain transmitter. Loss of such a transmitter may represent a transient sensation of numbness. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation on left side of tongue due to having top n bottom left wisdoms out 2wks. I've been feeling burning in my mouth 5 days?

Careful: Correlation isn't the same as causation. Burning mouth sensations are caused by several possible factors including allergies, hormonal diseases, medications, nutritional deficiencies, and acid reflux as well as infection. It may have nothing to do with your recent extractions or it may be a complication of that procedure. Go back to the extracting dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Patient 72Y/F, having acute pain in abdominal with ulcer all over her mouth n down to uterus with a lot burning sensation also low TLC of 2.3?

Patient 72Y/F, having acute pain in abdominal with ulcer all over her mouth n down to uterus with a lot burning sensation also low TLC of 2.3?

Doc ASAP: Go to er or to see doc ASAP. Have to ensure no bleeding from. A known ulcer in addition to anything else serious. Widespread ulcers like that imply some immune deficiency and should be checked out. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my mouth. How can I tell whether I am having an allergic reaction?

I have a burning sensation in my mouth. How can I tell whether I am having an allergic reaction?

Burning in mouth: People that are allergic to airborne pollens often experience burning or itching in their mouth after eating a fruit or vegetable distantly related. This "oral allergy syndrome" is common and constitutes a local reaction rather than a severe problem. Patients with significant food allergies may experience mouth symptoms but often also experience digestive/skin/respiratory problems. ...Read more

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Have a burning sensation in my mouth for a week. Just finished takening 1000mg Flagyl a week and a half ago.

Have a burning sensation in my mouth for a week. Just finished takening 1000mg Flagyl a week and a half ago.

Possibly Thrush: A common side effect of taking antibiotics is oral fungal infection (Thrush). The natural balance of microorganisms gets disturbed by the medication and the normal fungus in the mouth overgrows and becomes an infection. See your MD or DDS to take a look and a course of antifungal medication may help. ...Read more

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My tongue has had a burning sensation for 2 weeks. I use biotene mouth wash, suck on ice chips with no relief. What could this be?

My tongue has had a burning sensation for 2 weeks. I use biotene mouth wash, suck on ice chips with no relief. What could this be?

Tongue: Many things from dehydration, vitamin deficiency, acid reflux, side effect of your medication or related to your neuropathy. Start by seeing your doctor for some blood tests including thyroid and B12 ...Read more

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Little bumps on roof of mouth, burning sensation, uncomfortable?

Little bumps on roof of mouth, burning sensation, uncomfortable?

Virus: Probably virus causing outbreak. No cure just take care of symptoms. Mild soft diet. Take Advil for pain and inflammation. You can rinse with numbing solution (Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and xylocaine) to cope with sores. Will go away within 10-14 days from start to finish. See dentist. ...Read more

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I am experiencing mouth pain (quality: stinging or burning sensation). The following also describes me: Skin rash. What should I do?

I am experiencing mouth pain (quality: stinging or burning sensation). The following also describes me: Skin rash. What should I do?

GO....: Go and see your own dentist or physician asap! We cannot diagnose nor treat you over the internet. Are you taking any medications? Are you having any other symptoms? If you can't get an appointment right away, I would suggest you go to a 24/7 medical facility. ...Read more

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2 week ago. I notice smal (2mm)lump in back roof of my mouth. Burning sensation if touch it. Burnng sensation gone but still light pink lump. What is this?

2 week ago. I notice smal (2mm)lump in back roof of my mouth. Burning sensation if touch it. Burnng sensation gone but still light pink lump. What is this?

Mucosal Cyst: You may be describing a mucosal cyst of the oropharynx. I would refer you to an ENT specialist ASAP this week for definitive examination and diagnosis.
Do not manipulate this cyst or decide to lance the "lump" yourself, as you could induce a nidus for infection in doing so. ...Read more

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Sir, I got many boils inside my mouth from yesterday. It is paining & lot of burning sensation. I'm drinking a lot of water & coconut water too. Pls help?

Sir, I got many boils inside my mouth from yesterday. It is paining & lot of burning sensation. I'm drinking a lot of water & coconut water too. Pls help?

Canker sores: Are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. Complications of canker sores can include fever, swollen glands, and feeling run-down. If concerned, see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Upper roof of mouth is bruised and white colored. Occasional burning sensation.?

Upper roof of mouth is bruised and white colored. Occasional burning sensation.?

See a dentist: Some toxin, pathogen, or allergen is the cause of the white coloring on roof of mouth. Any Hx of trauma? Rule out VOCs as cause of the burning sensation. ...Read more

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Tongue: some red raised papillae, slight coating, & burning sensation that started 3 days ago. Only tongue involved not whole mouth.?

Tongue: some red raised papillae, slight coating, & burning sensation that started 3 days ago. Only tongue involved not whole mouth.?

Burning mouth: Possible causes for burning mouth syndrome are injury, allergies, nutritional deficiencies, acid reflux, diabetes, dry mouth, ill-fitting dentures, oral candidiasis (thrush), or a systemic medical condition.
Often, no underlying cause is found.
If the burning persists for more thana week, or re-occurs, see your dentist and/or medical doctor or ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Thick white odorless vaginal discharge, some itching and sorta burning sensation, what's happening please. Also having a bad taste in my mouth?

Thick white odorless vaginal discharge, some itching and sorta burning sensation, what's happening please. Also having a bad taste in my mouth?

Probable yeast: You probably have a vaginal yeast infection. Best to see your gyn. However, if not possible, try over the counter Monistat cream. You should feel relief fairly soon. If not, def. Try to see your gyn. Doubt bad taste in mouth is related but it could be. Good luck. ...Read more

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Around my mouth I have a rash giving a burning sensation often and is quite red, darker than my skin tone, rough. What is this and what should I do?

Around my mouth I have a rash giving a burning sensation often and is quite red, darker than my skin tone, rough. What is this and what should I do?

Not enough detail: Need exam for diagnosis. Perioral dermatitis is a specific diagnosis which may be due to cortisone products on the face. There is specific therapy. Saliva dermatitis is due to compulsive licking and responds to different therapy. Irritant dermatitis can be diagnosed upon discovery of exposures. Allergic dermatitis is sometimes found, such as from sucking on mango skins. Be a detective and see a de ...Read more

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I have developed a sensitivity to hot peppers, ginger & cinnamon. First noticed dermatitis around the mouth and bad burning sensation on the tounge.

I have developed a sensitivity to hot peppers, ginger & cinnamon. First noticed dermatitis around the mouth and bad burning sensation on the tounge.

Peppers can: Burn you. Our body is like a rain barrel. It can tolerate a lot but when it gets to a certain critical point it overflows. Less hot food will help. You can get a lab test from your doc for food allergies. Great Plains Lab in Kansas has an excellent food sensitivity test. See doc to rule out any dangerous reactions. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I was diag. With shingles in my mouth, lots of blisters. I am also having a burning sensation on my head, it really hurts. Now my shoulders are burnin?

I was diag. With shingles in my mouth, lots of blisters. I am also having a burning sensation on my head, it really hurts. Now my shoulders are burnin?

Shingles: If you are experiencing shingles it is a very bad deal and can hurt a lot in many areas. Your doctor might be able to prescribe some pain reliever and/or anti viral medication for you but there isn't much that can be done except to wait it out. ...Read more