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 56 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Burning mouth syndrome secondary to pregabaline in a patient with mild frontal lobes atrophy.
 

Author(s): João Gama-Marques

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2015 Nov;61(9):432.

 

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2015

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Thermal and mechanical quantitative sensory testing in Chinese patients with burning mouth syndrome--a probable neuropathic pain condition?
 

Author(s): Xueyin Mo, Jinglu Zhang, Yuan Fan, Peter Svensson, Kelun Wang

Journal: J Headache Pain. 2015 ;16():84.

 

To explore the hypothesis that burning mouth syndrome (BMS) probably is a neuropathic pain condition, thermal and mechanical sensory and pain thresholds were tested and compared with age- and gender-matched control participants using a standardized battery of psychophysical techniques.

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2015

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Alpha lipoic acid efficacy in burning mouth syndrome. A controlled clinical trial.
 

Author(s): Begoña Palacios-Sánchez, Luis-Alberto Moreno-López, Rocío Cerero-Lapiedra, Silvia Llamas-Martínez, Germán Esparza-Gómez

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A double-blind placebo-controlled trial was conducted in order to evaluate the efficacy of alpha lipoic acid (ALA) and determine the statistical significance of the outcome variables. Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is defined as an oral burning sensation in the absence of clinical signs ...

Last Updated: 29 Jun 2015

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The terms "Burning mouth syndrome" returned 19 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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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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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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Effect of Gluten Free Diet in Patients With Burning Mouth Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Burning Mouth Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 31 May 2013

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