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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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Can taking 80 mg of pravastatin cause severe dry and burning mouth?

Can taking 80 mg of pravastatin cause severe dry and burning mouth?

Stevens Johnson synd: Check out drugs.Com & epocrates.Com for drug information including interactions & side effects. Stevens johnson syndrome or erythema multiforme (http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/stevens-johnson-syndrome/ds00940) is a rare but severe allergic reaction. Go seek urgent medical evaluation if burning in mouth is due to blisters from medication. ...Read more

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Waking up with severe dry mouth. fatigue, loss of appetite, burning sensation in my throat, nausea when I sit a certain way. Lost 13lb out of no where?

Waking up with severe dry mouth. fatigue, loss of appetite, burning sensation in my throat, nausea when I sit a certain way. Lost 13lb out of no where?

Unexplained weight: loss indicates the need for you to see your doc. The sleep-related things you mention suggest the POSSIBILITY of sleep apnea, another reason to see your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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The corners of my mouth have been cracking and healing over and over again for 3 months. As well as my lips burning and becoming severely chapped. ?

The corners of my mouth have been cracking and healing over and over again for 3 months. As well as my lips burning and becoming severely chapped. ?

Micro infection, dry: Sometimes dryness causes cracking at corners of mouth, and they become infected with fungal organisms. An anti fungal, topical, can often clear this up. Increase water intake and moisturize lips with chapstick to keep them moist. See doc if problem persists. Doc will have to prescribe for anti fungal. ...Read more

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Has anyone heard of or suffered from burning mouth?

Has anyone heard of or suffered from burning mouth?

Yes: This can be very troublesome. I had herpangina and this was the worst aspect of the illness (lasted for months), and many people have it much more severely. If no cause (hormones, meds, GI reflux, xerostomia / sjogren's) is found, a good multivitamin may help. Topical anesthetics and lozenge Clonazepam are used & sometimes it resolves by itself. ...Read more

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How long does burning mouth take to heal?

How long does burning mouth take to heal?

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. Recently clonazepam is used in the treatment of BMS. An alternative medicine, acupuncture is also helpful. ...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 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. 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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