Burning mouth syndrome

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Burning mouth syndrome

Burning mouth syndrome is characterized by long-lasting burning sensations of the mouth. The pain may affect the tongue, lips, palate, or throughout the mouth. Allergies, nerve damage, irritation, stress, among other things can cause burning mouth syndrome, however in many cases the underlying cause can not be identified. The condition may respond to interventions and treatments, may resolve spontaneously, or may persist for months to years. 
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Burning mouth syndrome" returned 57 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Refractory burning mouth syndrome: clinical and paraclinical evaluation, comorbiities, treatment and outcome.
 

Author(s): Dimos D Mitsikostas, Srdjan Ljubisavljevic, Christina I Deligianni

Journal: J Headache Pain. 2017 Dec;18(1):40.

 

Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) is a chronic pain condition characterized by persistent intraoral burning without related objective findings and unknown etiology that affects elderly females mostly. There is no satisfactory treatment for BMS. We aimed to observe the long-term efficacy ...

Last Updated: 30 Mar 2017

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Low Intensity laser therapy in patients with burning mouth syndrome: a randomized, placebo-controlled study.
 

Author(s): Norberto Nobuo Sugaya, Érica Fernanda Patrício da Silva, Ilka Tiemi Kato, Renato Prates, Camila de Barros Gallo, Vivian Diane Pellegrini

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The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of low intensity laser therapy in patients with Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS). Thirty BMS subjects were randomized into two groups - Laser (LG) and Placebo (CG). Seven patients dropped out, leaving 13 patients in LG and 10 patients ...

Last Updated: 13 Oct 2016

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Burning mouth syndrome associated with varicella zoster virus.
 

Author(s): Maria A Nagel, Don Gilden

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We present two cases of burning mouth syndrome (BMS)-of 8-month duration in a 61-year-old woman and of 2-year duration in a 63-year-old woman-both associated with increased levels of antivaricella zoster virus (VZV) IgM antibodies in serum and with pain that improved with antiviral ...

Last Updated: 6 Jul 2016

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The terms "Burning mouth syndrome" returned 18 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Burning mouth syndrome: controversial place as a symptom of Oro-dental pathology.
 

Author(s): E C Coculescu, G Manole, B I Coculescu, V L Purcărea

Journal: J Med Life. 2015 ;8 Spec Issue():34-7.

 

As defined by WHO experts, disease involves a change of the physical, mental and social welfare, generating chronic stress condition if unresolved. One of the symptoms almost constantly found in any condition is pain. This feeling manifests differently depending on the subjective ...

Last Updated: 12 Sep 2015

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Burning mouth syndrome: a review and update.
 

Author(s): Francisco J Silvestre, Javier Silvestre-Rangil, Pía López-Jornet

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2015 May;60(10):457-63.

 

Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is mainly found in middle aged or elderly women and is characterized by intense burning or itching sensation of the tongue or other regions of the oral mucosa. It can be accompanied by xerostomia and dysgeusia. The syndrome generally manifests spontaneously, ...

Last Updated: 8 May 2015

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Burning mouth syndrome: a review on diagnosis and treatment.
 

Author(s): E C Coculescu, A Radu, B I Coculescu

Journal: J Med Life. ;7(4):512-5.

 

Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is defined as a chronic pain condition characterized by a burning sensation in the clinically healthy oral mucosa. It is difficult to diagnose BMS because there is a discrepancy between the severity, extensive objective pain felt by the patient and the ...

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2015

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Effectiveness of Mucolox® and Clonazepam in Treatment of Burning Mouth Syndrome
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Burning Mouth Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2016

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HLA-DRB1 and HLA-DQB1 Genotyping for Autoantibody-positive and -Negative Patients With Atrophic Glossitis or Burning Mouth Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Atrophic Glossitis, Burning Mouth Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2016

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Assessment of Peripheral GABA Receptors for Local Pain Relief
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pain

 

Last Updated: 11 Oct 2016

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