Burning Tongue Syndrome

According to may oral pathology book from school, the following produce burning tongue:

  1. Burning mouth syndrome
  2. Psychosis
  3. Neurosis
  4. Viral infection
  5. Fungal infection
  6. Chronic bacterial infection
  7. Geographic tongue
  8. Fissured tongue
  9. Generalized oral mucositis diseases
  10. Xerostomic conditions
  11. Anemia
  12. Achlorhydria
  13. Multiple sclerosis
  14. Vitamin deficiencies

Sjögren's disease generally causes a bilateral enlargement of the salivary glands, causing decreased production of saliva. The patients also may experience dry eyes due to decreased tear production.