Harvard Women's Health Watch

Burning mouth syndrome

Burning mouth syndrome is a burning or stinging pain in the mouth. While a burning sensation in the mouth can be caused by other conditions and some medications, the primary form of the disorder may be caused by faulty nerve fibers.
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