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Burning mouth

Burning mouth: Introduction

Burning mouth: Burning-like pain in the mouth. See detailed information below for a list of 81 causes of Burning mouth, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Burning mouth:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Burning mouth. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Burning mouth

Home medical tests possibly related to Burning mouth:

Burning mouth: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Burning mouth, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Burning mouth Treatments

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Stories from Users for Burning mouth

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Message Boards for Burning mouth

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Diagnostic tests for Burning mouth:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Burning mouth. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Inspection of the mouth, tongue and teeth for dental hygiene, mouth ulcers, mouth trauma from dentures, dental plaque and signs of mouth infections
    • Full physical examination may reveal features of systemic disease e.g. Diabetes mellitus, Cancer, HIV infection
  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count
  • more tests...»

Burning mouth: Animations

Burning mouth: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Burning mouth may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Burning mouth

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Burning mouth. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Burning mouth: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Burning mouth

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Burning mouth: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Burning mouth

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Burning mouth: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Burning mouth:

The list of organs typically affected by Burning mouth may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Burning mouth

The list below shows some of the causes of Burning mouth mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Burning mouth?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Burning mouth. Of the 81 causes of Burning mouth that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 80 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Burning mouth:

The following list of conditions have 'Burning mouth' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Burning mouth Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Burning mouth based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Burning mouth?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Burning mouth, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Burning mouth:

    Medical Conditions associated with Burning mouth:

    Oral pain (146 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Mouth pain (142 causes), Burning symptoms (446 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Dental symptoms (886 causes), Tingling (951 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

    Symptoms related to Burning mouth:

    Mouth pain (142 causes), Tongue pain, Cheek pain (14 causes), Tingling mouth (140 causes), Tingling tongue (6 causes), Bleeding mouth, Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Tongue symptoms (430 causes), Spicy food, Mouth ulcers (253 causes), Dental conditions, Toothache (35 causes), Mouth infection (10 causes), Oral candidiasis (30 causes), Perimenopause, Menopause (18 causes), Diabetes (212 causes)

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