8 doctors weighed in:
How do you know if you have burning mouth syndrome?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Rule out all else
Burning mouth syndrome is a "diagnosis of exclusion" which means that many things that cause similar symptoms must be rule out.
This requires seeing a doctor who specializes in oral disease (often a specialized dentist or specialized dermatologist). Have it checked out.

In brief: Rule out all else
Burning mouth syndrome is a "diagnosis of exclusion" which means that many things that cause similar symptoms must be rule out.
This requires seeing a doctor who specializes in oral disease (often a specialized dentist or specialized dermatologist). Have it checked out.
Dr. John Ebner
Dr. John Ebner
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Dr. Daniel Wolter
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: By Symptoms Only
There is no test for burning mouth syndrome.
..No blood test, dna test, or any other. The diagnosis is made completely by history & symptoms, which can vary from person to person. Like with many other conditions, you need to rule out all other possibilities, and then accept what's left as the diagnosis. It's important to have your dentist rule out other conditions which have similar symptoms.

In brief: By Symptoms Only
There is no test for burning mouth syndrome.
..No blood test, dna test, or any other. The diagnosis is made completely by history & symptoms, which can vary from person to person. Like with many other conditions, you need to rule out all other possibilities, and then accept what's left as the diagnosis. It's important to have your dentist rule out other conditions which have similar symptoms.
Dr. Daniel Wolter
Dr. Daniel Wolter
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Dr. Neil McLeod
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
In brief: Well, what you got?
If you have a scalding sensation in the tongue, lips, palate, or throughout the mouth, and if you have the burning sensation that begins in late morning, builds to a peak by evening, and often subsides at night, if you have any of these symptoms then you might well have bms and should seek help.
Please seek advice from your dentist. Best wishes.

In brief: Well, what you got?
If you have a scalding sensation in the tongue, lips, palate, or throughout the mouth, and if you have the burning sensation that begins in late morning, builds to a peak by evening, and often subsides at night, if you have any of these symptoms then you might well have bms and should seek help.
Please seek advice from your dentist. Best wishes.
Dr. Neil McLeod
Dr. Neil McLeod
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Dr. John Rohm
Dentistry - Cosmetic
In brief: Burning mouth
You feel like your mouth is burning and you haven't just eaten hot pizza.

In brief: Burning mouth
You feel like your mouth is burning and you haven't just eaten hot pizza.
Dr. John Rohm
Dr. John Rohm
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