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What is the cause of swollen bumps under the tongue and on the throat in one having burning mouth syndrome ?

I am suffering with burning mouth syndrone. Tonight I have noticed that there a swollen bumps under my tongue and also in the back of my throat . I am very concerned about the swelling. Should I be?
Asked On : Tue, 13 Mar 2012
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Dentist, Endodontics 's  Response

Swollen bumps is just a symptom of burning mouth syndrome.

Treatment plan includes -

Sip water frequently,also avoid irritating substances like hot, spicy foods, mouthwashes that contain alcohol; and products which are high in acid, like citrus fruits and juices.

Brush your teeth with baking soda and water.

Avoid alcohol and tobacco products.

Talk with your dentist about possible steps you can take to minimize the other problems associated with burning mouth syndrome.

Please do not take stress as it may worsen he condition.

Get well soon.

With Regards,

Dr. Himanshu Govil

Answered: Fri, 13 Apr 2012
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ENT Specialist Dr. Sreenivas's  Response
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you seem to be suffering from aphthous ulcers, eat a lot of vegetables / fruits
if it persists beyond 2 weeks pl consult an ENT surgeon

Answered: Tue, 13 Mar 2012
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