Burning Mouth Syndrome
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Synonyms of Burning Mouth Syndrome
- Burning Tongue Syndrome
- Oral Galvanism
- No subdivisions found.
Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is characterized by a burning sensation in the mouth and/or tongue. It is often accompanied by dry mouth and/or a bitter or metallic taste in the mouth. In some cases, this condition may be associated with vitamin B12 deficiency, oral yeast infection (candida albicans), or irritation from dentures (dental prosthetics). The burning sensation may be aggravated by hot, spicy foods but is not caused by them.
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