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Burning Mouth Syndrome. I have it very severe.

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@lisalucier

Hi, @twentyfour7 — welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. I've moved your post over to this discussion, where you will meet many other members who also suffer from burning mouth syndrome (BMS).

Thank you for your suggestion for what's helped you a bit for pain relief with this syndrome.

It sounds like you have really intense pain? Is this something you've had for a long time, @twentyfour7?

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Hello, Lisa- thank you for relocating my post. I have had BMS for 4 years, all of them most unpleasant. It began with an altered sense of taste then morphed into a continually flaming oral cavity. Not only does it burn, it also feels as though there is a battery in my mouth. Like the others in this group, I have tried a full compendium of options, including drugs, diet changes, dental adjustments,herbal remedies, homemade toothpastes, alpha lipoic acid, chiropractic, vibrational therapy , pain meds — all ultimately to no avail. The lidocaine provides a brief respite, but cannot be used long term.

Some days are worse than others, and nights are a challenge. I play a lot of solitaire at 2 AM….