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Lip and tongue numb for sometime now, had blurred vision that lasted 1 to 2 minutes and dizzy, light headed?

Lip and tongue numb for sometime now, had blurred vision that lasted 1 to 2 minutes and dizzy, light headed?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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My ten year old sister is getting light headed her legs and lips are turning purple and blue and her whole left side went numb and her mouth drooped?

My ten year old sister is getting light headed her legs and lips are turning purple and blue and her whole left side went numb and her mouth drooped?

Concerning symptoms: Thank you for caring so much about your young sister. I am worried about the things you describe here. Sounds like something neurologic, where the systems that control the basic functions of your body, or something cardiac (to do with the heart) could be going on. Please encourage your parents to have her seen by a pediatrician very soon. ...Read more

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My mouth is going numb and tingly my breathing is funny and im getting light headed ramdomly I don't know what it is can u help?

My mouth is going numb and tingly my breathing is funny and im getting light headed ramdomly I don't know what it is can u help?

? hyperventilation: Episodes of hyperventilation could bring about these symptoms, but could be issues of pre syncope, and even panic attacks. Chemical imbalances in your body involving ionized calcium or magnesium could be checked. Contact your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Iv numbness down my shins and top of feet and back of head and around mouth light headed al the time?

Iv numbness down my shins and top of feet and back of head and around mouth light headed al the time?

Not sure: The symptoms you describe can be from hyperventilation, but also from neuropathies. Are you anxious or nervous? This deserves a check up with your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Received a rocephin/decadron injection at 2pm for an ear and sinus infection. Now lightheaded, nauseated, palpitations, and numbness around mouth when?

Received a rocephin/decadron injection at 2pm for an ear and sinus infection. Now lightheaded, nauseated, palpitations, and numbness around mouth when?

Your ear and sinus: Infection could be worsening, or you could be developing a hypersensitivity (read: allergic) reaction occurring against one of those agents or whatever oral antibiotics you are put on. Or you could be hyperventilating and panic attack. There are many possibilities, and you would need to see a healthcare provider for proper exam and diagnosis. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Dizziness, uncomfortable feeling on left side of neck ear&head, numbness on lips and face and tongue, high pulse rate, fast heart beat. ECG normal. Y?

Dizziness, uncomfortable feeling on left side of neck ear&head, numbness on lips and face and tongue, high pulse rate, fast heart beat. ECG normal. Y?

Get checked: Have a neurologist check you out, especicially your left facial nerve. Numbess is a disconcerting symptom and requires appropriate evaluation. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing a weird sensation the past few days: lightheadedness- it feels like things are moving to fast or slow motion. My lips are numb?

I've been experiencing a weird sensation the past few days: lightheadedness- it feels like things are moving to fast or slow motion. My lips are numb?

Numb lips: Any change in mentation, with numbness is a very concerning feature. I would get checked at an ER. You may have a inner ear condition, or potentially worse. If you came to my hospital, I would order initially a CT non contrast study, and if negative follow it up with a MRI w/o contrast to further evaluate. Numbness is a sign of neuropathy, or nerve compression, and is related to cranial nerve 7. ...Read more

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Lightheadedness and tingling of lips and tongue what is this?

Lightheadedness and tingling of lips and tongue what is this?

Food and water: Have you eaten drank water recently? Dehydration and lack of nutrition can cause this. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get light headed/dizzy and lips go numb?

What does it mean when you get light headed/dizzy and lips go numb?

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 balance in the blood. Symptoms can include light-headedness, dizziness, numbness around the lips, and even severe cramping and spasm in the hands. It can be frightening - and sometimes it is brought about by anxiety. Holding your breath briefly may help. ...Read more

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What's if mean when my lips are numb n iam light headed n keep going dizzy n head feels right light and chest feels tight and blur vision?

What's if mean when my lips are numb n iam light headed n keep going dizzy n head feels right light and chest feels tight and blur vision?

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 chest pain may be due to referred pain from a pinched nerve as well or due to inflammation of cartilage. It can also be something more serious like a brain tumor. You need to get examined by a doctor asap to get the correct diagnosis ...Read more

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Going crazy. Having left-sided limb numbness, tingling lips, lightheadedness, chest pain, breathlessness. Doc says anxiety, but not so sure?

Going crazy. Having left-sided limb numbness, tingling lips, lightheadedness, chest pain, breathlessness. Doc says anxiety, but not so sure?

PANIC ATTACKS: THESE EVENTS ARE PROBABLY PANIC ATTACKS. YOU DESCRIBE THE PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS ABOVE. THEY CAN BE HELPED WITH PSYCHOTHERAPY AND MEDS. MEDS PROVIDE ENOUGH RELIEF FOR PSYCHOTHERAPY TO LOCATE THE CAUSES AND HELP YOU TO ALTER UNCONSCIOUS THOUGHTS CAUSING THE PANIC. TIME TO SEE A REALLY GOOD PSYCHIATRIST WHO DOES THERAPY AND MEDS. ...Read more

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Hi. I have diabetes & high blood pressure. Today my vision was not great, my mouth very dry and had dizziness. Now, my left arm is numb sometimes. Worry?

Hi. I have diabetes & high blood pressure. Today my vision was not great, my mouth very dry and had dizziness. Now, my left arm is numb sometimes. Worry?

See doctor: You symptoms warrant evaluation now. Please see your doctor. If one is not available, go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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At times I feel so lightheaded & dizzy wen I talk it takes so much energy out of me. I feel so tired my lips becm chapped n eyes burn My tongue as well?

At times I feel so lightheaded & dizzy wen I talk it takes so much energy out of me. I feel so tired my lips becm chapped n eyes burn My tongue as well?

You need to be seen: Whatever this is, it is interfering with your daily life and needs a diagnosis. Make sure you drink at least 8 glasses of liquid daily, but be seen soon. ...Read more

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4 yrs ago sex with unk woman. Abdominal pain fatigue pain rashes dry mouth numb headaches dizziness pale vision issue High wbc liver. HIV neg syp neg?

4 yrs ago sex with unk woman. Abdominal pain fatigue pain rashes dry mouth numb headaches dizziness pale vision issue High wbc liver. HIV neg syp neg?

Need a exam: It seems like your symptoms aren't related to an
STD. Nor are they necessarily related t each other. See a physician for a general checkup. ...Read more

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Cab anxiety make you feel spacey lightheaded and numbness in face head vision seems weird I'm panicky I've had lots of test go dr a lot?

Cab anxiety make you feel spacey lightheaded and numbness in face head vision seems weird I'm panicky I've had lots of test go dr a lot?

A mental health: Can diagnose the type of anxiety you are dealing with. He/she can also teach you some strategies to manage it w, ell, e.g., self-hypnosis, meditation, biofeedback etc. A self help book you and add in addition is the relaxation response by cardiologist herbert benson. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I felt a little off yesterday, and still today. Last night I felt like I had a fever only my head and my neck, light headed and numb fingertips.?

I felt a little off yesterday, and still today. Last night I felt like I had a fever only my head and my neck, light headed and numb fingertips.?

Viral infection/: Or anxiety as I see stomach problems, depression and sleep disorders means you are anxious most of the time, or it could also be viral infection, but nothing serious, just relax drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. ...Read more

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I have been having bad headaches and my head goes numb. Can that be caused from damaged tooth I sweat and get light headed.?

I have been having bad headaches and my head goes numb. Can that be caused from damaged tooth I sweat and get light headed.?

See neurologist: Not normal to have head numbness. Most headaches caused by some toxin, pathogen, or allergen at one or more cranial joints (TM joints, occiput, frontal sinus at sphenoid junction). Sweating and lightheadedness are ANS symptoms. An unhealthy maxillary tooth can abscess and drain to the head. See a neurologist for HAs and numbness and see dentist for tooth issue. ...Read more

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Hi I have pain in lower right side of jaw inside mouth and light headed with sores on tongue and roof of mouth what can I do to relieve?

Hi I have pain in lower right side of jaw inside mouth and light headed with sores on tongue and roof of mouth what can I do to relieve?

Sores: Depends on which microorganism is causing your symptoms. Please see your Dentist for an evaluation and for the correct course of treatment. Sometimes there are OTC products that can help, sometimes a prescription medication is required. ...Read more

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Left side numb, feelin pressure from left side of head as if fallin-in when sleeping. Slight lightheaded &weak. Norm MRI from event like this 3 yrs ago

Left side numb, feelin pressure from left side of head as if fallin-in when sleeping. Slight lightheaded &weak. Norm MRI from event like this 3 yrs ago

Depends: May be as simple as migraines. But there are major nerves running through your head. These can be affected by conditions such as sjogrens or lupus. Consider a talk with a neurologist. ...Read more

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Right side of head numb, feel confused, lightheaded especially when walking or laying head back. Been to er said just did a CT no dye. What is this?

Right side of head numb, feel confused, lightheaded especially when walking or laying head back. Been to er said just did a CT no dye. What is this?

Follow-up needed: Your symptoms are concerning and a follow-up from the ER is needed. CT w/o contrast is limited and further imaging may be needed. Symptoms as stated could be medication related, neurologic, blocked carotids or cardiac in etiology. I would get in with your family doc to figure it out ...Read more

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Head, neck and arms feel hot, no fever. Worse when standing/ better laying down. Feeling light headed when standing. Top of right hand is now numb.?

Head, neck and arms feel hot, no fever. Worse when standing/ better laying down. Feeling light headed when standing. Top of right hand is now numb.?

Orthostasis: Feeling faint when getting up or standing from a seated position is usually related to orthostatic hypotension. The postural reflexes (baroreceptors) that cause the heart to pump blood to the brain are slowed and there is insufficient blood pressure. It is caused by blood pooling in the lower extremities. Dehydration, bedrest, low B12 levels, anemia, and medications may be playing a role. ...Read more

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Bad head ache, left arm and leg gets numb, heart beating twice as fast, feeling light headed when standing, lower right side of back hurts (cant lay on)?

Bad head ache, left arm and leg gets numb, heart beating twice as fast, feeling light headed when standing, lower right side of back hurts (cant lay on)?

Head ache: I suspect a good part of the history is missing. We have no other information about you such as your medical or mental health history, any trauma. Do you have any other symptoms such as light sensitivity, fever, nausea, shortness or breath, etc? We also don't know how long the symptoms have been going on. I suggest you consult your doctor for a physical exam and possible X-rays and labs. ...Read more

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What is causing lightheaded and the heavy taste of salt in my mouth?

What is causing lightheaded and the heavy taste of salt in my mouth?

Hard to say: There are many causes, so if this is of concern, talking to your doctor may be the best way to sort out what is going on. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I feel light headed and have a weird taste in my mouth?

What does it mean when I feel light headed and have a weird taste in my mouth?

Possible Dehydration: If this is a common feeling, you should seek medical advice from your primary care physician first in order to rule out a major medical issue, or if you are on any medications, a possible side effect. If you check out as healthy, the light headedness could be from being dehydrated and unbalanced diet. You should be drinking plenty of water throughout the day and eating a balanced diet. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Lightheaded (Definition)

Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or "light in the head". It may be a symptom of Low blood pressure, or hypotension, which occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. It may also occur when you are dehydrated, as my happen when severe morning ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more