What Burning Mouth Says About Your Health

August 10, 2018 by Dr. Andrew Smyth

By Marie Suszynski
Reviewed by Sanjai Sinha, MD

If you’re experiencing a moderate to severe scalding sensation in your mouth, lips, or tongue, it could be an oral condition called burning mouth syndrome. Fortunately, burning mouth syndrome is not very common, Leader says. When it does occur, it can be caused by a number of medicines, certain specific oral conditions, or other health issues, including nutritional deficiencies, fungal infections in the mouth, and hormone changes in women.

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