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Severe burning sensation in upper mouth, infected tooth. Taken zenflox-oz, acevah-p. Cure for symptoms?

Hello, I am XXXXX and my age XXXX , i had an severe tissue burn sensation in my upper mouth. I went to a dentist and he said there is an infected tooth and have to clean it before that take couple of zenflox oz and acevah p each twice a day for 4 day and will clean the tooth later.. I tried the medicine and it relieves pain but i feel very much headache and restless. Any cure?
Asked On : Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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Dentist 's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

Burning sensation in the upper region of mouth can be because of pain radiating from the infected tooth.
It is also seen in a condition called burning mouth syndrome which is associated with dry mouth, metallic taste, tingling and numbness of the mouth.

I suggest you to go through the complete dental examination .
Get an x-ray of the tooth.
Probably you have to go for root canal treatment of the tooth.
Maintain a good oral hygiene.
Drink lots of water.
Avoid eating hot and spicy food .
Take vitamin suplements like vitamin B12
Relieve depression and anxiety if any.

Hope this helps out.

Answered: Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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Dentist Dr. Farah Hussain's  Response
hello there ,

Burning sensation in the mouth is caused due to several reasons like inflammation of the oral mucosa caused by consuming hot and spicy food stuffs , consumption of alcohol , smoking , tobacco chewing . so if you have any of these habits please discontinue them .

ulcerations of the oral mucosa may also lead to burning sensation , you can apply antiseptic oral ointment like dentogel topically over the inflammed or ulcerated area which will make you feel better.

mouth rinsing with lukewarm saline water or antiseptic mouthwash like chorhexidine or betadine also helps in giving soothing effect reducing the burning sensation.

infected and decayed teeth if any can be treated by root canal procedure after an x ray examination .

i hope this helps ,

take care.
Answered: Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response

Thanks for writing in.

Headache and restless is due to the anxiety and stress associated .

Please discontinue the habits of tobacco/pan chewing.
Avoid hot/spicy foods.
Plenty of fluids has to be taken.
The decayed teeth has to be restored.
ComPlete rest is adviced for minimum of 7 days.
Brush your teeth twice daily.
Take care.
Answered: Wed, 20 Mar 2013
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