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An ongoing (chronic) or recurrent burning in the mouth without an obvious cause is known as burning mouth syndrome. It causes discomfort in your tongue, gums, lips, inside of your cheeks, roof of your mouth or widespread areas of your whole mouth.
There is no one particular test to determine the syndrome. Your mouth condition, your medical history, the medications you take, and your oral habits will be examined before diagnosing burning mouth syndrome.
Burning mouth syndrome, also referred to as scalded mouth syndrome, can cause chronic burning pain in the mouth. Consult your dentist if you have pain or soreness on tongue, lips, gums, cheeks or other areas of your mouth.
There is no way to prevent burning mouth syndrome. But certain measures prevent worsening of burning mouth syndrome.