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

What causes a burning sensation on left side of tongue due to having top n bottom left wisdoms out 2wks.Ive 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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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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What is causing hoarse voice and burning sensation in mouth and tongue randomly? Experience hoarse voice randomly daily after endoscopy a year ago. Inflammation, hiatel hernia found. Experienced sever and constant high anxiety. Taking meds for high bloo

What is causing hoarse voice and burning sensation in mouth and tongue randomly? Experience hoarse voice randomly daily after endoscopy a year ago. Inflammation, hiatel hernia found.  Experienced sever  and constant high anxiety. Taking meds for high bloo

A : A board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, in addition to an ent, would be a good choice since they can evaluate issues within the mouth and upper throat. Burning mouth syndrome is usually due to issues within the oral cavity, but discomfort can extend down the throat.The fact that you have a hiatal hernia and are being treated for reflux is a significant clue to the problem. Even though you may not have symptoms of reflux, it still may be occurring. All of your symptoms can be explained by this. ...Read more

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I've had this burning sensation on my tongue for 4 days. I had this 2 months ago it went away now came back. What can cause this pain.?

I've had this burning sensation on my tongue for 4 days. I had this 2 months ago it went away now came back. What can cause this pain.?

Many causes: Burning in the tongue can be cause by yeast infection, dryness of the mouth, deficiencies of the b-vitamins, nerve injury, diabetes, low thyroid hormone, too much mouthwash use, using a blood pressure medication which we refer to as an ace inhibitor. It can also be caused by a psychological factory like anxiety or depression. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on tongue. Tongue was not recently burned. No redness or bumps. What could be the cause?

Burning sensation on tongue. Tongue was not recently burned. No redness or bumps. What could be the cause?

Burning Mouth : Syndrome can be related to problems with taste and sensory nerves of the peripheral or central nervous system. It can also be caused by dry mouth, fungal infections, nutritional deficiencies, allergies, acid reflux, medications, hypothyroidism, irritation, and anxiety or depression. ...Read more

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At night, when laying down, my tongue will go numb and have burning sensation for a few seconds then go away...What causes that?

At night, when laying down, my tongue will go numb and have burning sensation for a few seconds then go away...What causes that?

Good question: There is no easy answer for this, as there is too little information available. Your tongue going numb and burning is not normal, and could have several causes. Please see a dentist, oral surgeon, ENT (ear nose throat) physician and/or nurologist to have your tongue and associated tissues, including the nerves, examined. Only with the whole picture will someone be able to help you. ...Read more

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Had a sudden burning sensation under my tongue and throat that comes and goes .. Can this be caused by anxiety?

Had a sudden burning sensation under my tongue and throat that comes and goes .. Can this be caused by anxiety?

Anxiety: sudden burning sensation under my tongue and throat that comes and goes” is likely due to Stress causing Anxiety. It is possible that Thoughts and Feelings of Anxiety at times become overwhelming causing burning sensation. Burning sensation is not constant due to healing Powers of your Body. Anxiety is treatable with very good results. See Psychiatrist for Therapy, Relaxation, and Medication. ...Read more

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How to heal dry, chalky tongue that has a constant burning sensation for 3 weeks?

Need Consultation: Talk to your physician as this is a symptom of some systemic problems your doctor needs to treat you for. ...Read more

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For 16 years my wife has suffered with a burning sensation in her tongue. What should we do?

For 16 years my wife has suffered with a burning sensation in her tongue. What should we do?

She may be suffering: From a condition known as burning mouth syndrome. There are no understood causes. Post menopausal women seem to be more affected. Treatments are guesswork. Have your pcp check for anemia, vit b defiency, etc w blood test . Read more at: http://www.Aaomp.Org/public/docs/burning-mouth.Pdf. ...Read more

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Strange burning sensation under tongue, left side towards back. Should i be worried?

Tongue pain: It could be a canker sore or accidental cut\abrasion. This would need to be confirmed with a one on one personal clinical exam. Check it our with your dentist. ...Read more