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440728 tn?1234645302

Awful taste & Sore burning mouth & gums?

Does anybody suffer with an awful taste, and burning sore mouth & gums as a result of thyroid problems on certain days, but not maybe all the time? Only I keep getting it but I'm newly diagnosed with thyroid disease, so I'm not sure if it's related, I think it must be because I never got it before this. I'm also on HRT, which could be causing it, but I doubt it because I've been on it for years with no problems. I've also had a dental check and there's nothing wrong there, which brings me back to thyroid. Anyone had similiar problems? I'd be grateful to hear if you have.
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487969 tn?1249313291
I have been researching symptoms of thyroid / hormones & stuff and ran across something that has nothing to do with thyroid (was checking on a burning symptom on my tongue before the thyroid symptoms came up) and found that post or peri menopausal women can suffer from burning mouth syndrome.  Since I am neither, being 30 yrs old - it did not fit my problem and I found mine was from rubbing my tongue against my tooth.  My thyroid symptoms are very new so I have no idea if yours could be thyroid related, just thought I would give you a heads up on what I had found.

Hope you're feeling better soon! Have a great day!
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440728 tn?1234645302
Thanks for your swift reply. I'll look it up, I knew it couldn't be the HRT, just thought of thyroid and forgot about actual menopause symptoms. And I, like you, am new to thyroid only just diagnosed so I get confused with what's what. But thanks again.
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487969 tn?1249313291
You're so welcome.  I am a dummy when it comes to most medical stuff, I just happened to find that!  Glad I could help. :)
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314892 tn?1264623903
A burning tongue can be a symptom of b12 deficiency. B12 def. sometimes comes along with thyroid disease.
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Well I have no thyroid and I've had the burning tongue, dry mouth and teeth pain since I had RAI. I thought it was related to that but my endo says no. It comes for weeks and then goes. Some days aren't a bad as others.  My doc thinks it's a result of being hypo. Which makes sense to me as  learn more and more about this stuff.  I don't know if I'm def. in B12 because I take B vitamins everyday for my hair. I wish someone had an answer to this question and a remedy because I"m quite sick of it!
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440728 tn?1234645302
Thanks for your reply. That also makes sense to me, as mine comes and goes ever since I started swinging between hyper and hypo. But I'm mostly hypo and I always think it comes up when my thyroid goes back hypo, it's like a sign. But the other points about menopause symptoms and B12 are useful too. Don't know about you, but I get the most awful taste and smell on my breath and it's like my teeth are paining and gums stinging.
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393685 tn?1425812522
From what I had found and it has definately helped me. It is a PH imbalance and a depletionf zinc in the body.

The hypothyroidism will upset the balance of PH and zinc in the body which will result also in a b12 imbalance.

I take 30-60mg a day now. When I am very acidic I will take ACV 2x's daily and my B's

I have not touch an antacid since February and my tongue for the first time in years looks almost normal. No burning or dental pain anymore either.
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