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The thought of getting burning mouth syndrome scares me. What are risk factors for it?

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Women over 50

Risk factors include being a woman, especially women ages 50-80.
Having very acute taste, food allergies, many dental procedures, traumatic life events & stress. Read more about this rare condition at http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/burning-mouth-syndrome/ds00462. Hypochondria is the fear of becoming ill. Consider discussing this fear with a health care professional.

In brief: Women over 50

Risk factors include being a woman, especially women ages 50-80.
Having very acute taste, food allergies, many dental procedures, traumatic life events & stress. Read more about this rare condition at http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/burning-mouth-syndrome/ds00462. Hypochondria is the fear of becoming ill. Consider discussing this fear with a health care professional.
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Dr. Thomas Marxen
Dentistry - Periodontics

In brief: Below

Post menopausal woman 50-70.

In brief: Below

Post menopausal woman 50-70.
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