Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

148 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Suggest remedies for pain and burning sensation in the tongue

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :1969

Answered : 2452 Questions

default
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: Pain on my tongue like I burned it
doctor
Answered by Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Details below

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

There are lots of pathological causes responsible for your problems. Please clarify some points ;-

1) Do you have burning sensation that most commonly affects your tongue, but may also affect your lips, gums,palate, throat or whole mouth?

2) A sensation of dry mouth with increased thirst?

3)Do you feel change of taste such as bitter or metallic taste?

4)Do you feel loss of taste?

5)Do you feel it whole day or it comes and go?

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
doctor
default
Follow up: Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo 2 days later
Dry mouth with increased thirst
doctor
Answered by Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo 51 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Detailed below

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for your question.

As per your clinical history, it is called as [Burning Mouth Syndrome] so sometimes it comes and go and sometimes it stays up to years. It usually does not harm your tongue at all, so nothing to worry .

It can be classified as primary and secondary as it can be seen due to numerous causes. So please get a clinical examination by your local physician and s/he will rule out following things as mentioned below:-


(1) Dry mouth-This can be due to various medications so try to avoid unnecessary drugs without any pathological causes.

(2) Oral pathology- Your doctor will check for any oral thrush or other pathologies and if any abnormality detected s/he will advise you accordingly.

(3) Nutritional deficit- adding a multivitamin tablets or capsules daily and correct iron and b-complex deficit by giving inject able medications for quick results.

(4) Dental- Do a clinical check up with your dentist for any abnormality present or not.

(5) Allergies- Make a list of foods which are allergic to you, try to avoid such type of foods.

(6) Gastric problem/Stomach acidity- Check if you have this problem if found your doctor will prescribe medication for it.

(7) Endocrine -Please check your fasting blood sugar and thyroid level if found abnormal tell your doctor to add medications for it.

(8) Stress- Try to stay relaxed, don't worry too much

Please discuss with your doctor about it and if you need any further clarification let me know too.


I hope I was able to address your query.

Wishing you all the best.

Thanks

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Drug/Medication
Medical Topics ,  

Recent questions on  Oral thrush

doctor1 MD

I ve been taking amphotericin B for oral thrush for 3 days now, 10mg x2 daily. The thrush has affected my tongue and the upper back of my mouth and is slowly subsiding. I ve had a an upper respiratory infection (Dr said Bacterial Virus), which has largely died down, the coughing is absolutely minimal now and there s virtually no phlegm. I ve been breathing through my mouth a lot (been sick for 3 weeks) and have had many throat lozenges to cope with the coughing. Have been on Roxithromycin now for 3 days. I ve never been prone to thrush. Have been under a lot of stress - earthquakes in Christchurch, NZ. Ok, my question. Still feeling very tired, unwell and drained. Could this be due to the antifungal drug?

doctor1 MD

My toung is red and has ridges, Hurts and burns with hot food, I feel like I need to just eat oatmeal, I'm upset so my spelling is bad. My computer is very slow................

doctor1 MD

Hi I am suffering from grade 1 liver fatty .. I am suffering from ulcers on tongue and for last two months..I had removed my gall bladder last year..what d main problem about my mouth ulcers

doctor1 MD

I have had a mild sore throat for several weeks. I find lately that my tongue is sore and my mouth seems dry. Maybe I am stressed out and sucking on it without being aware. but I also notice that my voice is not the same

doctor1 MD

I'm a 65 y/o female who is being followed for lymphoma. I was put on Warfarin since I have a Mediport. Since taking the Warfarin I have had diarrhea and stomach cramps. I recently was hospitalized with colitis for 4 days. I also have some other peculiar symptoms. One doctor says I have oral thrush. My oncologist, my ENT and my pulmonologist say I don't have thrush. They all agree something is going on in my mouth but I haven't been given a definitive diagnosis. I have a lot of postnasal drip, the roof of my mouth and my tongue burn whenever I eat certain foods or drink cola, etc. I have excessive bubbly saliva. I cannot smell, once in a while I get a whiff of something. I also cannot taste. I had a thyroidectomy 3 years ago. I also have type II diabetes and high blood pressure. Is it possible I'm allergic to Warfarin, I haven't been given a cause for the colitis.

doctor1 MD

I have been having the simular problem my circumvallate papillae & Foliate papillae hveboth swollen for over a year. I was told it was thrush and have been treated three times for thrush have been tested three time for herpes(HSV), siphis,HPV, cancer,liver ,kidneys, HIV i had her test everything all negitive results my doctor said my immune system is low though. I have rinsed with salt water sucked on pieces of garlic, probiotics, vinagar i have tried everything i could!! they well not go away! I smoke about 10 smokes a day i drink coffee constantly with international delight creamers and have noticed that by the second cup my throat starts to hurt or feel irritated of i drink coffee with just milk and sugar it doesnt seem to bother me at all. when i brush my tongue there are little white pieces or tabs of skin on my tongue after. before i brush everyday my tongue has a film some is yellow brownish from smoking and where my circumvallate papillae is where it looks thrush like. I also think the are ulcers in my throat it seem like it my tonsils that hurt and if i stop drinking coffe and switch to jucie pop or water my throat doesnt bother me at all.Its just not going away. I also have had issues with my skin breakout everywhere that according to my doctor may be gluten but it is mostly my lower legs,face(nose),back of upper arms and hips these are bumps dry skin, blood blisters some heal in two day others stay for months i hive when i use expholiating stuff or anything oil of olay(posion) causes me to hive.and it all seem to be some thing to do with my folicals i think. anyway my doctor sent me to a dermy for my skin and she gave me six months precription of NU-DOXYCYCLINE Yes this is the same thing they use for some stds for you that want to jump the gun i well repeat have been tested 3 times in the past year not to mention once a year every year before that. and have had the same partner for the past year who also has nothing cause he was at the doctor about two weeks ago and my last appointment was just this past january. Anyway the NU-DOXYCYCLINE seems to be clearing the skin issues and seemed like it was clearing what is happening in my mouth but it has been a month im on my second month of the meds and it seems like its healing my mouth too but really slowly. i am going back to my doctor agian soon see if she thinks i need more oral thrush meds don t know what else to do I also have noticed fruits like peaches pinnapples and strawberries tend cause me to feel like i am sweating in my t zone mostly right between the eyes where my nose meets up at the forehead don t know if this is connected.

doctor1 MD

My 8 week old baby has been inconsolable all day, and has been unable to finish a bottle, she stops half way as it seems to cause her discomfort. there is a small number of white sores in her mouth (inside cheek and bottom gum) which resemble ulcers more than oral thrush. could newborns get mouth ulcers and if so, how do i treat it?