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Dr. Joy Poskozim Dr. Poskozim
Dentistry
years in practice
Marquette University School of Dentistry
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Lightheadedness and tingling of lips and tongue what is this?

Lightheadedness and tingling of lips and tongue what is this?

Anemic?: Metallic taste or burning feeling on tongue? Getting enough iron? Dehydration could be a cause, but see a medical doctor for a blood test to make sure you are consuming enough protein in your diet. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Alan Mindlin Dr. Mindlin
Ophthalmology
46 years in practice
University of Michigan Medical School
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Numbness in face forehead throat tongue lips ?

Numbness in face forehead throat tongue lips ?

Brain problem: If this is not stressed induced than you need to seek medical evaluation for potential brain problems. This grouping of signs/symptoms refers to specific anatomy locations. ...Read more

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Dr. Emma Rishton Dr. Rishton
Clinical Psychology
9 years in practice
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Numbness hands, feet, lips and the tip of the tongue these symptoms comes and go! can that be related to anxiety?

Numbness hands, feet, lips and the tip of the tongue these symptoms comes and go! can that be related to anxiety?

Treatment : These symptoms can be related to anxiety, but it is so important that you get a medical check up. If your symptoms are related to anxiety there is effective treatment that can bring you relief from your physical symptoms as well as relief from other aspects of your anxiety. Psychotherapeutic treatment can make it easier to think clearly about your life and what your anxiety is telling you. Best. ...Read more

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Dr. BEHRAM DALAL Dr. DALAL
Dentistry
27 years in practice
Howard University College of Medicine
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Painful burning tongue/mouth/hroat for months, w/sometimes numbness of tongue/lips. Drs. Have said only "burning mouth syndrome" - no solution. Help!?

Painful burning tongue/mouth/hroat for months, w/sometimes numbness of tongue/lips. Drs. Have said only "burning mouth syndrome" - no solution. Help!?

Causes: For bms are multifactorial - etiology can be medical (systemic) pharmaceutical, oral candidiasis and the list goes on. I would recommend being evaluated by an oral surgeon if your dentist hasn't been able to help. Ought also to consult with your physician. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Benjamin Vela Dr. Vela
Dentistry
11 years in practice
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
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Whats wrong when you have severe headaches, numbness to the hand, lip also tongue?

Whats wrong when you have severe headaches, numbness to the hand, lip also tongue?

A lot! Get checked!: Numbness can be present in a number of ailments and you need to get checked by a physician and/or neurologist. Very bad things can be happening like brain cancer or some type of nerve damage (degenerative disease) so it's important to find someone who can help. Make fixing this your priority. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernstein Joel Dr. Joel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
56 years in practice
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
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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

Dr. Boris Aronzon Dr. Aronzon
Anesthesiology
20 years in practice
Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy
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About week, when standing, right hand & foot fall asleep & lips, tongue & under right eye have novacaine numbness feeling. Should I be concerned?

About week, when standing, right hand & foot fall asleep & lips, tongue & under right eye have novacaine numbness feeling. Should I be concerned?

Yes: Go to ER if it happens again. Vascular supply can be compromised due to orthostatic hypotension or plug. See physician immediately. Without full evaluation impossible to diagnose. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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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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Dr. Soroosh Armandi Dr. Armandi
Anti-Aging Medicine
12 years in practice
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
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Dr. Gary Sandler Dr. Sandler
Dentistry
50 years in practice
New York University College of Dentistry
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Why is my mouth and tongue having numbness?

Why is my mouth and tongue having numbness?

Personal evaluation: A numb feeling in the mouth or tongue could have many possible causes, such as but not limited to an early sign of aphthous stomatitis, a dry mouth (xerostomia), from medications, hormonal changes, certain medical conditions, or allergies. See your dentist who may need to refer you to your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein Dr. Rubenstein
Dentistry
47 years in practice
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
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My lips and the top of the tongue is numb from alcohol, should I be concerned?

My lips and the top of the tongue is numb from alcohol, should I be concerned?

Numb tongue and lips: Numbness of any kind is not normal. You should check with your doctor, but i would assume this is a warning sign that you shouldn't drink alcohol. Or at least, you should not drink that particular type of alcohol. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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Why do my lips & tongue go numb after a few alcoholic drinks? I thought it was normal but my friends say that doesn't happen to them. My husband think

Why do my lips & tongue go numb after a few alcoholic drinks? I thought it was normal but my friends say that doesn't happen to them. My husband think

Quit alcohol: Alcohol is a poison and it never did any body any good, ever, so quit drinking. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Uyeda Dr. Uyeda
Surgery
41 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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Right side of mouth drooped yesterday for about an hour, today got tingling and numbness on same side of face and tongue in past had this on left side?

Right side of mouth drooped yesterday for about an hour, today got tingling and numbness on same side of face and tongue in past had this on left side?

It could be: TIA, even though you are kind of young for this condition. If you are on birth control pills and smoke, these are risk factors. You should see your doctor asap. ...Read more

Dr. Clarence Grim Dr. Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
53 years in practice
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
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Is numbness of the mouth and tongue a symptom of an allergy?

Is numbness of the mouth and tongue a symptom of an allergy?

Mouth numb: Is numbness of the mouth and tongue a symptom of an allergy? ANS Could be send more details. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Colantino Dr. Colantino
Internal Medicine
57 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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What could cause extreme sensitivity to salt? My tongue and lips go numb whenever I eat foods with salt.

What could cause extreme sensitivity to salt?  My tongue and lips go numb whenever I eat foods with salt.

Sensitivity: I doubt there is any other reason for this other than an idiosyncratic reactivity to the exposure of your tongue to salt seeing that you report no other unusual reactions to other spices or foods. ...Read more

Dr. John Rhoades Dr. Rhoades
Family Medicine
44 years in practice
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Why is my tongue feeling strange and numb at times? My lips are cracked as well. Worried there is something very wrong

Below: I would suggest pushing fluids, water, for the next few days and see if this does not make a difference. If after one week of increased fluids, there is not improvement, then see your DR if it continues. ...Read more

Dr. James Beck Dr. Beck
Dentistry
7 years in practice
Louisiana State University√ā¬†School of Dentistry
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My tongue and lips feel numb after using magic mouthwash?

My tongue and lips feel numb after using magic mouthwash?

They're supposed to: Magic mouthwash often contains Lidocaine which is a local anesthetic or numbing agent. It also contains dyphenhydramine which can cause numbing. Magic mouthwash is supposed to make your mouth feel numb to lessen the pain of the oral lesion or sore in your mouth. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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My tongue, lips and fingers have been feeling numb. I also have headache. What could be wrong with me?

My tongue, lips  and fingers have been feeling numb. I also have headache. What could be wrong with me?

See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Dr. Sonober Umair Dr. Umair
Pediatrics
14 years in practice
Bahria University, Frontier Medical College
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Dr. John Comisi Dr. Comisi
Dentistry
34 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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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

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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