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Burning Sensation Of Gums

Burning mouth syndrome causes chronic burning in the tongue, gums, cheeks, palate, lips, etc. Symptoms include burning sensation, dry mouth with excess thirst, change in taste sensation or loss of taste, and numbness in the mouth. Xerostomia, nutritional deficiencies, allergic reactions, gastroesophageal reflux disease, oral habits, medications, overbrushing, endocrine, and psychological factors cause it. In addition, we can prevent it by avoiding stress, tobacco, acidic, spicy, and carbonated foods.

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Why is there burning sensation in the gums and palate after tooth cleaning?

Query: Hello doctor, Two months ago, I underwent tooth cleaning by a dentist, and they have damaged my gums. Because of this teeth cleaning, I have further symptoms: I have a burning sensation on the palate and the gums. I am having pressure on my teeth whenever they come in contact with sugar, fruit sug...  Read Full »

Dr. Ummah Mohammad

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Sometimes taking too much medication also causes these burning, which you are describing. I went through all your attachments. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). For now, I would suggest stopping so many mouthwashes and toothpaste that you are taking...  Read Full »

Can accidentally injured gums during dental treatment get infected?

Query: Hi doctor, I went to the dentist five days ago for three fillings and he also cut my gum. I forgot what he called it, and I guess it as periodontal. It is burning because of gingivitis. As of two days ago, my gum on the opposite side was swollen and visible when I smile. It hurts to eat, touch, or e...  Read Full »

Dr. Geethanjali. S. S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The accidental cut of the gums at the dental clinic will not infect the gums. It might bleed for a few minutes and stop. Also, the gums would have been healed by now. The swelling you are talking about should be for some other reason. The description of pain you give mak...  Read Full »

Why do I see a white scar in the extracted region?

Query: Hello doctor, I had my wisdom tooth extracted (all 4) nearly 1.5 months ago and experiencing inflammation on a specific area on the side of the tongue only on the right. This inflammation causes burning pain. In the first week, when I touched the inflammation spot with the earbud, it bled. Now it i...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammad Emranul Islam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am sorry for the problems you have. There is a whitish area on the right lateral border of your tongue. Did you have all four teeth extracted in one surgery? Was it done under general anesthesia? Did you have a similar problem previously before the surgery? It is...  Read Full »

I have tongue and lower jaw pain even after treatment. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, My problem started five years with my tooth (the third one from the back –right lower jaw) began with painful swelling. The doctor said it was an abscess around the tooth's root; he prescribed an antibiotic to treat the infection. After one week or so, he extracted my teeth, and they br...  Read Full »

Dr. Soheel Hussain Zargar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I got about details of your chief complaint, and I suspect it is a case of some pathology. The burning sensation on the tip of the tongue, right side and swelling under the tongue, and ulceration doubt there might be some pathology apart from the carious teeth. However, ...  Read Full »

My gums are itchy after using mouthwash. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My gums are itchy after eating. I used mouthwash. After using it, I usually rinse my mouth with water. I started to have a burning sensation in my gums after using mouthwash. But still, my gums are itchy.  Read Full »

Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have gingivitis. You have itching sensation after having meals is because of the periodontal pocket presenting with a gap between the teeth and gums. Please mention about the mouthwash used whether it is Chlorhexidine or H2O2 (Hydrogen peroxide). If you use H2O2, it...  Read Full »

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