Posted on 1/20/2018 by Mark Bieber
|Any kind of mouth pain is going to cause concern, especially if you have never had it before. Feeling a burning sensation in the mouth after eating can also be a particular cause of worry for a lot of patients.
However, there is no need to panic straight away. Whatever the problem is, it is important to take a look into it and see what the cause of the issue may be. Here we have a couple of reasons as to why your mouth may burn after eating.
Reasons for the Burning SensationFor the most part, the burning sensation that you experience is going to be felt on the tongue. However, the pain may also occur in other places such as the jaw, your lips, your palate or your gums. It can also manifest in your throat, or you may get the sensation throughout your entire mouth.
Burning mouth syndrome may be related to a nervous system disorder. However, more common causes tend to be the likes of dry mouth. It could also be a sign that you have a fungal infection in your mouth. Nutritional deficiencies are also culprits. Dentures can also be the cause, particularly if they have not been fitted well into your mouth. Certain medications also tend to have these effects.
What to Do About Burning Mouth SyndromeDue to the wide range of problems you could be facing, it is important to come and speak to us. However, you may also want to speak to your doctor.
Seeing both of us will ensure that you get the best investigation and the correct diagnosis. It is also important to remember not to panic and simply come to us and make an appointment so we can get to the cause.
If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us at (818) 748-9998 today.
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