What is burning mouth syndrome?

Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a benign condition that can affect anyone of any age, with a highly variable prevalence (2-5%, or even up to 24% of the general population).

Symptoms of burning mouth syndrome

1. A burning or burning sensation that most commonly affects the tongue, but can also affect the lips, gums, palate, throat, or entire mouth

2. A feeling of dry mouth with increased thirst

3. Difficulty swallowing

Treatment for burning mouth syndrome

Being a multi-causal health condition, it has not been possible to determine with certainty an effective and timely treatment. 

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