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Treatment Of Burning Tongue
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 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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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
I woke up today with red, burning bumps underneath my tongue and on the tip also. Is this something to worry about or do I need to seek treatment?
Red tongue: Hello DavidsotoW384 ~ its sounds as if it could be the very beginning of a bad and unhappy ten days with herpes stomatitis (herpangina) or a coxsackie virus stomatitis. If it gets progressively worse over the next few days with blistering have a doc prescribe Zovirax, or Famvir for you and tell you how to keep mouth clean.thanks ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Are there any medications or treatment for lingual nerve damage from wisdom tooth extraction? I've got burning sensation and pain in my tongue and gum
Time and: Hopefully, this will resolve over time. There is considerable swelling and local trauma to your jaw at present. Have you tried ibuprofen or the other anti-inflammatory meds ? Also consider discussing gabapentin with your doctor. This may calm the nerves at bit.. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
No!: May be rough edge to the trays, although this is extremely rare. May be allergy to the plastic, also very rare. Most probably an infection, viral, bacteria, or fungal. Check in with both your General Dentist and with your Orthodontic Specialist for evaluation and Rx. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Burning Tongue Syndr: BMS is a chronic orofacial pain disorder that is defined by the International Association Study of Pain as "a burning pain in the tongue or other mucous membranes." Despite continuing research, there is no consensus on cause, pathogenesis, or even the definition of BMS. see Orofacial Pain specialist for pain management. They are the experts in BMS. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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