Burning Mouth Syndrome (cont.)
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A review of your medical history, a thorough oral examination, and a general medical examination may help identify the source of your burning mouth. Tests may include:
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Treatment should be tailored to your individual needs. Depending on the cause of your BMS symptoms, possible treatments may include:
When no underlying cause can be found, treatment is aimed at the symptoms to try to reduce the pain associated with burning mouth syndrome.
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You can also try these self-care tips to help ease the pain of burning mouth syndrome.
Talk with your dentist and doctor about other possible steps you can take to minimize the problems associated with burning mouth syndrome.
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