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What is the definition of Burning Mouth Syndrome?
Burning mouth syndrome is characterized by long-lasting burning sensations of the mouth. The pain may affect the tongue, gums, lips, palate, throat, or the entire mouth. Burning mouth syndrome may be primary or secondary. Experts believe that the primary form may be caused by damage to the nerves that control pain and taste. The secondary form is caused by an underlying medical condition. In many cases, the underlying cause in unknown.
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What are the alternative names for Burning Mouth Syndrome?
  • Burning mouth syndrome
  • BMS
  • Burning mouth disorder
  • Stomatodynia
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What are the latest Burning Mouth Syndrome Clinical Trials?
The Efficacy of N-acetyl-cysteine in the Treatment of Burning Mouth Syndrome

Summary: The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy of N-acetyl cysteine in the treatment of burning mouth syndrome. A control group of patients with burning mouth syndrome will receive a placebo. The effect of the therapy will be monitored with the help of the visual-analogue scale (VAS) and the oral health-related quality of life questionnaire (OHIP-14).

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Burning Mouth Syndrome - Optimized Diagnostic Criteria and Treatment

Summary: The first part of this study is to optimize diagnostic criteria for BMS, i.e. not a clinical trial, and will not be covered in this application. The second part will compare topical treatment with clonazepam, capsaicin and placebo in a n-of-1 study design regarding effects of pain, pain-related disability, somatosensory changes in the trigeminal nerve and patient experience in patients with primar...

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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

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Comparison of Clonazepam and Tongue Protector in the Treatment of Burning Mouth Syndrome.
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