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Could a burning sensation in the mouth be a symptom of B12 deficiency?

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In brief: Yes

B12 deficiency can cause a myriad of problems including cognitive issues, balance issues, and peripheral nerve problems.
The tongue can be directly affected in several ways, and burning in the tongue and/or mouth is occasionally experienced.

In brief: Yes

B12 deficiency can cause a myriad of problems including cognitive issues, balance issues, and peripheral nerve problems.
The tongue can be directly affected in several ways, and burning in the tongue and/or mouth is occasionally experienced.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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In brief: Burning Mouth

Several of the b vitamin deficiencies can be associated with a burning sensation in the mouth.

In brief: Burning Mouth

Several of the b vitamin deficiencies can be associated with a burning sensation in the mouth.
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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