Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) is the term for a condition that causes the gums, tongue, lips, cheeks, or throat to feel like they’re burning. No cause for this condition has been found and there is not a way to test for it. BMS presents differently in every case and flares up unexpectedly. Because it’s so rare and the symptoms vary from person to person, this condition can be difficult to diagnose and treat.
Symptoms of Burning Mouth Syndrome
Below are a few of the most commonly reported symptoms of Burning Mouth Syndrome:
While some cases of BMS last for months or even years, there are other cases that last only a few days or weeks. The duration of the condition seems to depend on whether the flare-up is spontaneous or caused by a preexisting condition. Some preexisting conditions include:
If you have the symptoms of Burning Mouth Syndrome, please make an appointment with your general dentist as soon as possible.
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