How do I get better my symptoms of burning mouth syndrome? Some advice whether I should take medicine?

BMS. Please see a local Periodontist, Oral Surgeon or Oral Pathologist to discuss this. There is no general rule we can give you without knowing your complete medical and dental history, etc. This requires a one on one exam and consultation.

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What are the most common symptoms of burning mouth syndrome?

Only in your mouth. In primary burning mouth syndrome (bms) only oral structures hurt - tongue, lips, the lining (mucosa) & the palate (roof) of your mouth. In secondary bms - caused by nutritional deficiency, reflux, nasal obstruction, diabetes, medication, anxiety - you will likely have additional non-oral symptoms. I hope you have discussed this with your doctor. Read more...

How fast can I make my burning mouth syndrome symptoms go away?

It vary. There's no one sure way to treat primary burning mouth syndrome, and solid research on the most effective methods is lacking. Treatment depends on your particular signs and symptoms, as well as any underlying conditions that may be causing your mouth pain. That's why it's important to try to pinpoint the cause. Once any underlying causes are treated, your burning mouth syndrome disapear. Read more...

Burning mouth syndrome wrecked my my mouth. Teeth are crumbling and have an infection with pus. Multiple sites. On cipro (ciprofloxacin). Is this an appropriate drug?

Maybe. Burning mouth syndrome is not often associated purulent (pus) oral infections and deteriorating teeth. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a useful antibiotic, but your use of antibiotics is better guided by bacterial cultures. A multi-disciplinary approach with several specialists guided by your primary physician, or a referral to a tertiary teaching medical center would seem advisable considering the severity. Read more...
Burning mouth syndro. Burning mouth syndrome does not cause crumbling teeth or gum infections. Dry mouth due to lack or loss of saliva can cause rampant decay if there is poor oral hygiene. Infections with pus sounds like gum disease, but may be due to a systemic disease. Cipro is not known as a treatment for burning mouth or gum disease. You need to coordinate treatment between your dentist and physician. Read more...
Who is treating you? Are you currently being treated for your dental problems and the burning mouth syndrome? Who prescribed the cipro (ciprofloxacin)? Start with your dentist to determine which teeth can be saved and which need extraction. As the hopeless teeth are removed, you will start to feel better. Read more...
2 separate problems. In fact, you have 2 separate problems and they need to be addressed separately. 1. Burning mouth syndrome, see a neurologist. 2. Teeth problems, see a dentist. Read more...