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what does it mean when your lips go numb

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
Nerve damage: Sensory nerve supplying that section of lip has been damaged.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Lip numbness: It could mean your diabetes isn't well-controlled yet or that the metformin you are taking is causing a B12 deficiency. It could also be a mild strok ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
23 years experience Internal Medicine
More info needed: Upper or lower lip?
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Could mean-or ???: a lot of things....sometimes occurs just before, during, or after migraine headaches. It could be the result of putting something directly on the lip ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
Nerve pathology: Due to some injury or disease sensory nerve to the lip has been affected. See a neurologist.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
Nerve damage: Nerve supply to the lower lip has been damaged. See a neurologist to find the cause.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Need Dental Consult: There could be a number of thing that can cause this. However the most common is an infection in the lower jaw area. Numbness is a sign that the tra ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperventilation?: One common cause is hyperventilation. This occurs when a person's breathing is faster and deeper than normal - and upsets their normal acid/base balan ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Serious: It means that you should have a neurologic examination immediately, if not sooner!
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Nerve pain: It is difficult to say without examining but the pain you are describing sounds like nerve pain. Nerves can get pinched at the level of the neck. The ... Read More

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