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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

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 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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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? 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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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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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 causes a tingling sensation under my tongue?

What causes a tingling sensation under my tongue?

Tingling tongue: Certain spices contain chemical that temporarily affects nerve endings, causing some numbness. If you have had recent dental anesthetics, make sure to discuss this sensation with your dentist, as some treatment may be suggested for healing. Other causes may involve systemic issues such as blood chemistry, or thyroid condition, or allergies. Please have this checked by a medical doctor first. ...Read more

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I am experiencing mouth pain (quality: stinging or burning sensation) , difficulty swallowing, gum swelling, spots on roof of mouth and around sides?

I am experiencing  mouth pain (quality: stinging or burning sensation) , difficulty swallowing, gum swelling, spots on roof of mouth and around sides?

Burning Mouth: Burning mouth syndrome? A possibility if other causes (infection, allergy, burns) have been ruled out. See your physician and/or oral surgeon to be examined and treated. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/burning-mouth-syndrome/symptoms-causes/dxc-20179960 ...Read more

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Painful burning tongue/mouth/hroat for months, w/sometimes numbness of tongue/lips. Drs. Have said only "burning mouth syndrome" - no solution. Help!?

Causes: For bms are multifactorial - etiology can be medical (systemic) pharmaceutical, oral candidiasis and the list goes on. I would recommend being evaluated by an oral surgeon if your dentist hasn't been able to help. Ought also to consult with your physician. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Have bit of swelling, itching, burning on gums, roof mouth and tongue from Oral Allergy Syndrome, could throat swell/close or anaphylactic reaction?

Have bit of swelling, itching, burning on gums, roof mouth and tongue from Oral
Allergy Syndrome, could throat swell/close or anaphylactic reaction?

Unlikely: Oral allergy syndrome per se is highly unlikely to cause any throat closure. However avoidance of the offending food or fruit is still the best treatment. ...Read more

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Tongue gets pain like burning?

Tongue gets pain like burning?

Pain: Please, check the tongue. If you have ulcers or some vesicles on tongue use Mylanta or Maalox for gargle the mouth 4-5?times a day. If nothing on the tongue use camomile tea for gargle. ...Read more

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Burning feeling in mouth and back of throat. Irritation with fried food, soda, & alcohol. Mouth feels tingly tongue yellow. What's wrong? Doc/dentist

Burning feeling in mouth and back of throat. Irritation with fried food, soda, & alcohol. Mouth feels tingly tongue yellow. What's wrong? Doc/dentist

See Dentist: May be fungal, bacterial, or viral infection. See your Dentist ASAP. In the meantime avoid fried foods, Sodano, and alcohol. And you may want to speak to a Nutritionist about a healthier diet. ...Read more

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Could prednisone cause burning tongue?

No: There is no known cause of burning tongue, but from what is known.. Prednisone does not cause it. I would suggest seeing an oral medicine or orofacial pain specialist for treatment. ...Read more

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Mouth burning, under tonguebumps, tip of tongue has ulcer, scalloped tongue, been to dentist, ent, have a torus, still burning .Plastitic separating ?

Mouth burning, under tonguebumps, tip of tongue has ulcer, scalloped tongue, been to dentist, ent, have a torus, still burning .Plastitic  separating ?

Internet Diagnosis: Can't help you unfortunately. Even the best internet doctors and dentists can't replace one on one doctor\patient exams and evaluations. I have no idea what your ? Is nor what the doctors who already saw you found or said. Do you have a specific question? ...Read more

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Sore inside mouth tingling roof of mouth and tingling tongue. What does this indicate?

Sore inside mouth tingling roof of mouth and tingling tongue. What does this indicate?

See a dentist: See a dentist. Not possible to give you an answer here without clinical examination and xrays. ...Read more

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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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Strep throat and burning tongue linked?

Strep throat and burning tongue linked?

Burning tongue: The causes of burning tongue syndrome are not always known, and there may be more than one cause. Although not known as a common cause for burning tongue, strep throat should not be ruled out. Once the strep throat is treated, if the burning tongue symptoms remain, see your dentist or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Sore inside mouth, tingling roof of mouth and tingling tongue. What do they indicate?

Sore inside mouth, tingling roof of mouth and tingling tongue. What do they indicate?

Herpes: Herpes outbreak/cold sores will often start as a tingling sensation before the lesions appear. Herpes simplex is the virus that causes cold sores and mouth lesions. Other types of herpes virus cause other things like shingles and chicken pox or sexually transmitted disease. Herpes lives in nerve tracts, breaking out when resistence is down. It's why there is a tingling before the lesion shows. ...Read more

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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