A burning mouth associated with the use of hormone replacement therapy

Palin, Suzanne L.; Kumar, Sudhesh; Barnett, Anthony H.; Sturdee, David W.
March 2005
Journal of the British Menopause Society;2005, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p38
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the burning mouth syndrome (BMS) in a postmenopausal woman who undergone a hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Afterwards, the woman felt a sensory change on the right side of her tongue, gum, and jaw. She was diagnosed with BMS and advised a trial without HRT. The symptom was resolved after the 14 days of treatment. BMS is common among women and increases with age, specifically after menopause. Its causes include vitamin and zinc deficiencies.


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