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Mouth pain

Mouth pain: Introduction

Mouth pain: Pain or burning of the mouth. See detailed information below for a list of 142 causes of Mouth pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Mouth pain:

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

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Causes in Children: Mouth pain

Home Diagnostic Testing and Mouth pain

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Causes of Types of Mouth pain:

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Mouth pain: Symptom Checker

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

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Mouth pain Treatments

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Stories from Users for Mouth pain

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Message Boards for Mouth pain

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Diagnostic tests for Mouth pain:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Mouth pain. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine health of lips, mouth, gums and teeth . Note dental hygiene, mouth ulcers, mouth trauma from dentures and signs of mouth infections
    • Inspect and tap each tooth for tenderness which may indicate a alveolar abscess
    • Feel cervical lymph nodes (glands) for enlargement - e.g. with lip cancers, herpes simplex labialis.
    • Full physical examination may reveal features of systemic disease - e.g. Diabetes mellitus, Cancer, HIV infection.
  • Blood tests
  • more tests...»

Mouth pain: Animations

Mouth pain: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Mouth pain may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Mouth pain

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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: Mouth pain. 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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Mouth pain: Deaths

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Mouth pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Mouth pain

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Mouth pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Mouth pain:

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

Detailed list of causes of Mouth pain

The list below shows some of the causes of Mouth pain mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Mouth pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Mouth pain. Of the 142 causes of Mouth pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 6 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 128 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Mouth pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Mouth pain' 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 Mouth pain Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Mouth pain?

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

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

    Classifications of Mouth pain:

    Subtypes of Mouth pain:

    Burning mouth (81 causes), Burning mouth (81 causes), Salivary Gland Pain (25 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Mouth pain:

    Oral pain (146 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Dental symptoms (886 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

    Symptoms related to Mouth pain:

    Oral pain (146 causes), Sore tongue (112 causes), Toothache (35 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Numb mouth, Tingling mouth (140 causes), Spicy food, Mouth ulcers (253 causes), Dental conditions, Mouth infection (10 causes), Oral candidiasis (30 causes), Perimenopause, Menopause (18 causes), Diabetes (212 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Mouth pain

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