Ideas to Get Rid of Burning Tongue

By: Corwin Brown

Burning tongue is also referred to as burning mouth syndrome (BMS). Its medical names are glossodynia, glossopyrosis, oral galvanism, stomatodynia and stomatopyrosis. It is a common ailment that can happen to anybody. It is a condition in which sensation of burning is felt in the tongue. It is accompanied by acute pain that lasts for a couple of days.

Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a complex, vexing condition in which a burning pain occurs on your tongue or lips, or over widespread areas involving your whole mouth, without any obvious reason.
The disorder has long been associated with a variety of other conditions - including menopause, psychological problems, nutritional deficiencies, and disorders of the mouth, such as oral thrush and dry mouth (xerostomia).

More recently, some researchers have suggested dysfunctional or damaged nerves as a possible cause. But the exact cause of burning mouth syndrome is often difficult to pin down, and pain may continue for months or years.

The treatment of burning tongue syndrome is highly individualistic. If your burning mouth is associated with dry mouth which is in turn linked to a specific medication, simply changing the prescription may be the only solution necessary. For nutritional deficiencies, supplements can be used. An outbreak of thrush responds to oral antifungals such as Mycostatin or Diflucan. If it's your dentures, you can improve your care regimen or have the appliance adjusted.

Eat less hot and spicy foods; otherwise it will further cause irritation. Consume foods rich in iron.

Chewing a sugar free gum serves as an excellent burning tongue home remedy treatment.
For lasting softness and petal soft skin, add 1 tablespoon of Glycerin and Rosewater (found over the counter at most pharmacies) to your regular hand and body lotion. Shake the lotion bottle after replacing the lid to mix.

Avoid hot and spicy foods. They may aggravate the condition. Eat vitamin B and iron rich foods. It is recommended to avoid foods and oral hygiene products that you are allergic to, they may aggravate the condition.

Hot and spicy foods will aggravate the condition, instead eat foods that are rich in vitamin B and iron. And avoid allergy-causing foods and oral hygiene products.

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Another good first aid for burns is Lavender essential oil. Immediately put some neat Lavender oil onto the burned skin area. Lavender is not only a very effective antiseptic, but is also painkilling, helps to reduce the pain of the burn and promotes rapid healing. It will reduce eventual scaring. Lavender, applied to a burn very quickly, will often heal it with no scarring at all. For larger burns, Lavender oil should be poured neat onto a gauze or cloth, and applied to the burn, and renewed every few hours.

Allergic to milk. Have taken antibiotics and Nystatin mouthwash, gargled with hydrogen peroxide and yes.. extra-strength mylanta..dr. at urgent care said to do it.
Chewing gum: Chew a sugar-free gum or suck a piece of ice for a temporary relief from glossodynia.
Baking soda: Replace your commercial tooth paste with baking soda when brushing your teeth.

One way to think about it is that the temperature receptors are like a lock, and that hot stuff is the key. When the key meets the lock, the neuron carries a signal to the brain. Now say we have don't have the key but we have something that is shaped pretty close to it. We will still be able to open the lock, thus tricking the lock into thinking we have the key.

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