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How many of you can remember having a dental procedure prior to onset of Burning Mouth Syndrome?

I had Burning Mouth Syndrome after a dental procedure. I had many painful fissures and a one inch circular dark red sore on my tongue. There was a water blister the size of a dime in the middle of this circle. There is a great lack of understanding concerning this illness. I was seen at one of the... read more

Burning Mouth Syndrome - could gabapentin make this worse?

I just got home from the ER and was treated with dilaudid andzofran. They also gave me a GI cocktail containing lidocaine and milk of magnesia. My throat, esophagus, mouth, lips and nostrils burned like habaneros had been rubbed all over them. My pain is triggered by eating just about anything and... read more

Is there any doctor out there that can treat burning mouth syndrome?

I don't care if I have to go to another country for treatment, I'm at wit's end with this burning mouth.

Foods to avoid when I'm diagnosed with BMS?

I was just diagnosed with Burning Mouth Syndrome. I was told there is two different stages, as to I was diagnosed with the extreme one. I have never felt anything like what I do with BMS, personally I'd rather give birth all over instead of what I feel with this. I'm ok when I get up in... read more

Burning Mouth Syndrome - any sleep suggestions?

My BMS is lowest in morning, escalates throughout the day and then by night or bedtime the pain is at its worst. Consequently, I rarely fall asleep before 3:00 am due to the intensified pain. I keep ice water on my night stand but drinking/sipping water keeps you up all night. Can anyone offer tips... read more

Burning Mouth Syndrome - I had an Oral Surgeon tell me BMS was caused by your body coming off of...

... hormone therapy. Since I have read and been told this terrible infliction of pain to your mouth(tongue) 95% in post-menopausal women it makes some sense. Has anyone else been told this?

Burning Mouth Syndrome - tongue numb or itchy or tinglilng or burning...anyone had success with?

Anyone have answer to how to get mouth flora back to normal? Is it the gut? Yeast? Now I am eating raw garlic to help with the symptoms.

Burning Mouth Syndrome - I know that using baking soda used for toothpaste will not burn, but it is?

... not an option. I've been using Kiss My Face sensitive, as if I hurry, I can add water to the sonic before it gets too bad. Then I read that it has carcinogens . Now what?

Alpha Lipoic Acid and bad urine odor?

I have started taking 200mg of alpha lipoic acid daily for burning mouth. I noticed that after taking the capsule my urine has a bad smell —like skunk or sulfur. My physician has not heard of that side effect and said to increase the dose to 600mg daily because 200mg was not helping with my... read more

Burning Mouth Syndrome - Has anyone had an effect from scents, odors like hairspray and perfumes?

And heavy scented men's deodorant? This & pack-a -day smoking did it for me. I no longer work at the pharmacy, & try to let people know their perfumes really mess with me. They think I'm a nut, & continue to wear it, so I avoid them

Burning Mouth Syndrome - Has anyone used aloe Vera to help bms? I have suffered with this for?

... almost 4 years. I have tried so many different things without success. Since taking aloe Vera I have experienced some marked relief. Would some one else out there please try this to see if it works. It must be the medicinal aloe Vera plant. Peel off the green skin and eat the White gel. Give it... read more

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