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My topamax (topiramate) for migraine causes numbness in my feet, what helps?

My topamax (topiramate) for migraine causes numbness in my feet, what helps?

See details: Topamax (topiramate) needs to be taken regularly to help prevent migraines. The numbness is fairly common and can improve or resolve even with continued use of topamax (topiramate). The only other options are to reduce the topamax (topiramate) dose or stop it completely. ...Read more

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I am wondering what helps with numbness in feet due to side effect to topamax (topiramate)?

I am wondering what helps with numbness in feet due to side effect to topamax (topiramate)?

Numbness: I have prescribed a topical compounding cream than includes gabapentin. Apply three times a day to the affected area. ...Read more

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Does side effects of topiramate 50mg include thrush in the mouth or white patches on the tongue?

Does side effects of topiramate 50mg include thrush in the mouth or white patches on the tongue?

Not directly: This is a very "heavy duty" medication with numerous side effects. One of these is dry mouth. This could make you more susceptible to thrush. If you are having adverse side effects please consult with your doctor to see if they can switch you to a different medication that you might be able to tolerate better. Do not stop topiramate with out consulting your doctor first. ...Read more

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After stooping topiramate usage, how long will it take for side effects such as tongue edema, rashes n white patches on tongue (may be thrush)to go away?

Topiramate: The half life of topiramate is about 31 hours. It takes five half lives for the drug to be removed from your body. Thus, in 155 hours after stopping the medication the side effects should resolve. ...Read more

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Will rashes on forehead, genital itch and tingling n white tongue be a sign of HIV or side effects of topiramate? . Last week, negative HIV test.

Will rashes on forehead, genital itch and tingling n white tongue be a sign of HIV or side effects of topiramate? . Last week, negative HIV test.

Topiramate: Those are all potential side effects of topiramate. Contact your doctor and ask him or her what to do. Best wishes. Info can be found at www. Drugs. Com and type in topiramate and look under side effects. More detailed side effects are under the for professionals section. ...Read more

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Stoped taking topiramate for migraine, 10 days ago but still has, white tongue, face rash n genital tingling n itching. Is this still drug side effects?

Stoped taking topiramate for migraine, 10 days ago but still has, white tongue, face rash n genital tingling n itching. Is this still drug side effects?

If it may be if: It may be still the side effect from the topiramate if that was the reason for stopping it.
You need to take some antihistamine and if not getting better consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to take topamax (topiramate) and get numb finger tips?

Is it normal to take topamax (topiramate) and get numb finger tips?

Topamax (topiramate) numbness: Numbness, tingling in the fingers is a common side effect of topamax (topiramate). One reference stated it was as high as 23.7% of users. I don't know if this or any other effect is dependent upon dosage or how it interacts withy other problems or tingling history before the use of the medication but id thinkt that it might be worse if there was prior history of numbness before use. Tell your doctor about it! ...Read more

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Why does the taste of topamax (topiramate) stay in my mouth and how can I get it out?

Not sure: It's a side effect, harmless, is why it is used as diet pill for some people. It may get better over 2 weeks or so. If not may need to change medication, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I've been having trouble reading aloud, and sometimes speaking. It's like my brain is working faster than my mouth is. Could this be from topamax (topiramate)?

Likely: Discuss with your prescribing doctor to see if it is safe for you to taper down or stop the medication. If symptoms improve, you have an answer. Slow dose escalation is recommended& tends to improve with time. ...Read more

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What illness causes numbness on the tip of your tongue?

What illness causes numbness on the tip of your tongue?

Tongue numbness: There are lots of possibilities including something as simple as a food allergy or sensitivity. If the numbness persists, first see your dentist who may refer you to a physician if necessary in order to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve cause tongue and facial numbness?

Can a pinched nerve cause tongue and facial numbness?

No: By "pinched nerve, " I am assuming you mean in the spine. The nerve providing sensation to the face and the multiple nerves that contribute to the tongue come from the skull base, not the spine. ...Read more

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Beetroot causes a numbness of my tongue why?

Beetroot causes a numbness of my tongue why?

Allergic?: Allergies are a very common cause of tongue numbness. Food allergies will often cause tongue swelling or numbness. Beetroot can be found in many foods, so be careful to read ingredients. Stay hydrated and ask your doctor if Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a good idea. Good luck and stay away from beets! ...Read more

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Can lichen plantus cause numbness in my tongue?

Yes: In some cases, patients will experience numbness in the oral cavity. It is recommended that you have the areas regularly evaluated by a dentist trained in oral medicine. ...Read more

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What could cause intermittent tongue numbness and intermittent loss of taste?

What could cause intermittent tongue numbness and intermittent loss of taste?

Nose congestion ornerve damage: Medicines can cause that symptom is it on one side or both sides of the tongue? Could be due to nasal congestion. Is it on just one side of the tongue? Could be due to nerve damage ...Read more

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I have severe tongue swelling both at home and when I'm away. No med changes in years. No food-related patterns. Always feel numbness 1st. Causes??

I have severe tongue swelling both at home and when I'm away. No med changes in years. No food-related patterns. Always feel numbness 1st. Causes??

Angioedema: This can be critical. Some antihypertensive medications can be associated it and some NSAIDs cause it too, I suggest you see an allergist for some blood work and if currently swollen, seek medical attention immediately. You need to have some test to check your type of angioedema, it is likely to be idiopathic. If the attacks are frequent, a daily antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Allegra (fexofenadine) help ...Read more

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Could a numbness in the tip of tongue be caused by caffeine overdose or from anxiety?

Could a numbness in the tip of tongue be caused by caffeine overdose or from anxiety?

Other factors: Caffeine an increase your anxiety and this may be a reason for numbness in the tip of your tongue. So you definitely want to cut down on the coffee and seek help for anxiety. The artificial sweeteners in coffee can also cause numbness. So can vitamin deficiencies, especially b12. Trauma and piercings can also cause this. ...Read more

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I have unexplained numbness left lips & tip of tongue few days & blisters on right wrist; pain on &off in right lung & neck below jaw. Related? Cause?

I have unexplained numbness left lips & tip of tongue few days & blisters on right wrist; pain on &off in right lung & neck below jaw. Related? Cause?

? herpes zoster: It is possible that you have developed herpes zoster, a viral infection similar to the chicken pox virus. This is becoming increasingly common and there are vaccines for this. The typical findings on clinical examination are blisters, pain and possibly numbness. See your physician for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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Will sudden drops in vit d levels cause numbness around the mouth and a feeling of being in a stupor?

Will sudden drops in vit d levels cause numbness around the mouth and a feeling of being in a stupor?

Vitamin D: Is fat soluble and lasts for several months in your system. Therefore, sudden drops in level do not occur. Neither do sudden increases. It takes weeks to months for either to occur. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause numbness in the lips and mouth?

Can anxiety cause numbness in the lips and mouth?

Numbness: Also called paresthesias, yes it is common, along with other symptoms of anxiety. ...Read more

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So sinuses can cause double visión and the numbness feeling in the right side of my mouth?

So sinuses can cause double visión and the numbness feeling in the right side of my mouth?

Diplopia: Sinus infection or congestion should not cause double vision. Do you have any facial swelling? If not, I Recommend an evaluation by a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause numbness in the cheeks & jaw and then in the mouth? I have pain behind rt ear sometimes the pain is really bad when I lay down.

Can TMJ cause numbness in the cheeks & jaw and then in the mouth? I have pain behind rt ear sometimes the pain is really bad when I lay down.

R/O TMJ: YES: TMJ can be very difficult to treat and overlap several specialists. I hav had the best results with ENT and oral surgery.. It can start with a poor bite due to genetics/after trauma/Bruxism secondary to stress. A good nite guard is essential. Topical Voltaren (diclofenac) gel and a low dose muscle relaxant (skelaxin/FLEXERIL) /BOTOX/LIDOCAINE injections can help. Prednisone with quick taper may help. ...Read more

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What can mouth tingling/numbness and hand tingling/seizing up/numbness be caused by?

What can mouth tingling/numbness and hand tingling/seizing up/numbness be caused by?

Don't guess: There are lots of things that can cause numbness\tingling in both locations. From serious to not so serious. For example, anything from vitamin deficiency, anxiety disorders to stroke or tetanus. As a dentist, I advise you to see a physician before things get worse. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in face and mouth as well as arms but doesn't cause numbness. Also dry mouth. I'm not anxious. And no numbness at all.

? nerve compression: Not sure, but you may have problems with your neck, which the MRI should show. Also, on BP meds, dry mouth, are you snoring?, have you gained wt? This is not easy to answer but certainly deserves to be evaluated with a good history and pe to start. ...Read more

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What could cause a numbness of the mouth and stopped up ears after tooth extractions?

What could cause a numbness of the mouth and stopped up ears after tooth extractions?

Infection: A post operative infection is possible after any surgical procedure. Inflammation from the mechanical trauma of the surgery can cause the nerves in the area to behave abnormally. The area should be evaluated by the surgeon asap. Medication may be indicated and important to initiate as soon as possible if needed. ...Read more

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Causes for tip of tongue to be numb?

Numbness: A long standing numbness anywhere in the mouth if
its long standing is not a good sign. Do not wait
see an oral surgeon for
evaluation asap. It could be a serious sign of something wrong. ...Read more

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What could be causeing my tongue to be numb and swollen?

What could be causeing my tongue to be numb and swollen?

Many possibilities: I can give you some ideas, but a doctor needs to see you and examine you and know more about your history. Possibilities: allergy or angioedema; your tongue might feel swollen (with no true swelling) because of a nerve problem; neurologic issue like stroke, ms; tongue or oral cancer; infection like herpes, etc. If your tongue is swollen enough to affect your speech, get to a doctor immediately! ...Read more

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If tongue fell weak or funny I can't say its numb. What that causes.?

If tongue fell weak or funny I can't say its numb. What that causes.?

Sudden change: Sudden neurological change in any body part is concerning for a TIA (mini stroke) or stroke. Could also be inflammation or compression along the nerve at some point, but things that can cause this type of nerve involvement are rare without other significant signs or symptoms. ...Read more

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The left side of my tongue is numb is just started yesterday and I have not had any procedures what can cause this?

Tongue: If numbness just started, and no other symptoms, there may be localized event, pressure on tongue, from biting or sleeping on side, sometimes middle ear infection, can present this way, but also have facial palsy, if your doctor, cannot come to conclusion, consider rare causes, MRI of brain, dental evaluation, and may be a neurologist, howevere, likely it will resolve on its own ...Read more

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What can cause the tip of my tongue to feel like it's numb but it isn't? Happens almost every day. I Haven't bitten it.

Nighttime Biting?: It's possible you bite your tongue while you sleep. You may want to get evaluated though just to be sure nothing else is going on. ...Read more

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At night, when laying down, my tongue will go numb and have burning sensation for a few seconds then go away...What causes that?

At night, when laying down, my tongue will go numb and have burning sensation for a few seconds then go away...What causes that?

Good question: There is no easy answer for this, as there is too little information available. Your tongue going numb and burning is not normal, and could have several causes. Please see a dentist, oral surgeon, ENT (ear nose throat) physician and/or nurologist to have your tongue and associated tissues, including the nerves, examined. Only with the whole picture will someone be able to help you. ...Read more

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What causes the tongue to be dry and painful and the mouth walls to be numb?

What causes the tongue to be dry and painful and the mouth walls to be numb?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. Sjogrens syndrome is a likely explanation. You may consult this site for information:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/sjogrens-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20353216 ...Read more

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I have been biting down on my tongue until its numb. Will this cause permanent damage? It can be numb and red for days after?

Tongue biting: This is not a good habit. You could be damaging the nerves if it is feeling numb. Also you are dramatically increasing the chances of developing oral cancer by doing this. ...Read more

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Pass nueroligic evaluation and oral surgeon said healthy tongue. So what can be the Cause of my tingly tongue that feels numb on left side. Im23

Pass nueroligic evaluation and oral surgeon said healthy tongue. So what can be the Cause of my tingly tongue that feels numb on left side. Im23

Tongue numbness: What I can suggest is keep following up with your neurologist. The purpose is to keep reevaluating you to make sure this problem is not persisting or progressing and to watch for any nee neurological signs appearing. ...Read more

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What would cause a burning tongue and lip and numb cheek?

What would cause a burning tongue and lip and numb cheek?

Most anything: This type of question is too complicated to answer in this type of forum. There could be any combination of causes depending on age, medications taken, allergies, physical ailments, etc.
Please get yourself to a dentist or physician to have them try to solve this puzzle for you. ...Read more

Dr. Colin Sanner
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Topiramate (Definition)

Is indicated to treat epilepsy, but mainly a second line or adjunctive agent, and also useful to prevent migraine headaches. Has several adverse effects including: kidney stones, narrow angle glaucoma, metabolic acidosis, heatstroke in kids, paresthesias, slowing of speech and cognition, drowsiness. ...Read more


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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more