Comparison of oral mucosal pH values in bulimia nervosa, GERD, BMS patients and healthy population

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to compare the oral mucosal pH in healthy individuals to patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Bulimia nervosa (BN) and burning mouth syndrome (BMS).Subjects and methods: Using a flat pH meter sensor, pH levels were established in eight mucosal sites in 26 healthy individuals, 26 GERD patients, 22 BN patients and 29 BMS patients.Results: A significantly lower pH was found in the BN and GERD groups (6.38 ± 00.45, 6.51 ± 0.32 respectively, P < 0.05) and a higher, but non-significant, pH level in the BMS group (7.01 ± 0.34, P > 0.05) compared with the control (C) group (6.82 ± 0.33).Conclusions: BMS patients showed no pH differences from C group. The mucosa of BN and GERD patients was significantly acidic relative with controls; thus this simple technique may serve as a diagnostic tool for identifying gastro-esophageal conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)807-811
Number of pages5
JournalOral Diseases
Volume16
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Burning Mouth Syndrome
Bulimia Nervosa
Gastroesophageal Reflux
Population
Mucous Membrane
Control Groups

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)
  • Otorhinolaryngology

Keywords

  • Bulimia nervosa
  • Burning mouth syndrome
  • Gastro-esophageal reflux disease
  • Oral mucosa
  • PH

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