Causes burning sensation of tongue
Burning sensation directly on the tongue can cause such diseases as glossalgia, it can occur for various reasons. The most immediate ones include the destruction of the integrity of the mucous membrane of the oral cavity, leading to impaired circulation and stagnation of blood.
Such effects can also be caused by foreign objects, sharp edges of teeth, poorly installed seals and prostheses. In addition to mechanical impacts, there may be physiological: diseases of the stomach, endocrine system, chronic colitis, hepatitis, cholecystitis and diseases of the circulatory system.
Different types of stress, psychological trauma, constant fatigue and depression can also be the reason for the occurrence of burning sensation on the tongue. To provoke the disease can and various medical products based on bromine, etazol and iodine.
Symptoms of glossalgia
The main symptoms of this disease are:
- burning sensation, tingling tip of the tongue;
- fatigue during a conversation;
- the pain of different nature and numbness of the tongue;
- dry mouth due to insufficient salivary flow.
These symptoms may be worse in the evening hours while talking and eating.
Treatment of glossalgia
If this disease is not to ignore and not to take any measures for its treatment, it can develop months and even years, periodically being shown that exacerbations, remissions. In very rare cases, glossalgia able to disappear without medical intervention.
The difference of this disease from diseases with similar symptoms is that it does not cause different deformation of the tissues of the tongue. Treatment of glossalgia consists of a set of different techniques, so its implementation is possible, as a dentist, and therapist, endocrinologist, neurologist and psychiatrist.
After contacting the doctor is necessary to conduct a complete disinfection of the mouth, including dentures and dental treatment. Pain relieve the following means: "Novocaine" Lidocaine" or alcoholic solution of propolis.
If the reason for glossalgia was a common disease, the treatment with the appropriate specialist. To eliminate concomitant disease neuropsychiatric disorders conducted therapy with drugs such as bromine, Valerian, "Peroxan", "Amitriptyline", "Elenium" and "Tazepam".
Numbness of the tongue and oral cavity is treated with such preparations of iron as "Hemocyanin", "Ferroplex and Berrocal". In addition, you can apply rosehip oil and tools that increase salivation.
In some cases in conjunction with therapy may be conducted with sessions of acupuncture and physical therapy, which includes treatments: electric, iontophoresis and electrophoresis. Lasts for the treatment of this disease is approximately six to eight weeks.
Pain can also be a symptom of a variety of allergic reactions, inadequate amounts of iron in the body or side effects when taking any medication. Diseases with similar glossalgia symptoms - glossitis, catarrhal glossitis, and ulcerative-necrotic stomatitis, which also require treatment to the doctor for treatment.
If after the injury (cut, bite or prick with a sharp object) to eat spicy or salty dish, you can also feel a burning sensation in the tongue. In any case, if the discomfort continues for a long period of time, you must consult a specialist.