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My tongue has a slightly metallic, prickly, tingly taste most of the time. I particularly notice it when I am eating, especially fizzy and spicy foods?

My tongue has a slightly metallic, prickly, tingly taste most of the time. I particularly notice it when I am eating, especially fizzy and spicy foods?

Allergy: The most common cause of this symptom is cinnamon stomatitis or allergy to cinnamon containing compounds. However, things like "geographic" tongue can also have similar findings. Nutritional deficiencies can give similar findings. ...Read more

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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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I am having major stomach aches, worse than ever before migraines, a metal taste in my mouth and tingling around my lips. ?

I am having major stomach aches, worse than ever before migraines, a metal taste in my mouth and tingling around my lips. ?

Discuss with doctor: This Q & A box is not intended for diagnosis. It's impossible to know if your symptoms are related to a particular problem or several problems from the scant amount of information you can enter in this box. For specific advice see your physician or have an online consultation here at Health Tap. Sorry I could not be more helpful http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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I have a dry mouth. My tongue has a patch on it and feels like it is tingling I Can't smell either most of the time. Have been on tamoxifen 5 year?

I have a dry mouth.  My tongue has a patch on  it and feels like it is tingling   I Can't smell either most of the time. Have been on tamoxifen 5 year?

Neurological exam: You'll need a neurological examination to determine the cause of your symptoms as they could be related to other things going on NOT related to medication effects. What you describe are not commonly reported side effects of Tamoxifen. ...Read more

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Tingling sensation in face, lips, tongue and at times most of the body that goes down the left arm and into fingers, and at times down both legs and into feet and bottom of feet. Sometimes feels like itching. HX of lower back injury in 2002 & 2012?

Tingling sensation in face, lips, tongue and at times most of the body that goes down the left arm and into fingers, and at times down both legs and into feet and bottom of feet. Sometimes feels like itching. HX of lower back injury in 2002 & 2012?

Tingling: Tingling on both sides, in the face, and in an arm means there is no one location or side of the brain that is causing it. Tingling is an indication of irritation to nerves (or neuropathy), which can be from a metabolic problem (Eg, very low calcium) or from a diffuse skin problem causing the itching (such as hives or urticaria). Hyperventilation (breathing too fast) can cause tingling too. ...Read more

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Symptom-yesterday evening slight tingle odd feeling on lips, today lips feel like they are swollen but they are not, lips and tongue odd prickly, Y?

Symptom-yesterday evening slight tingle odd feeling on lips, today lips feel like they are swollen but they are not, lips and tongue odd prickly, Y?

Couple thots: You might be experiencing an allergic reaction, perhaps to a medication, but perhaps some other toxin, such as food reaction. However, my initial thought is that you have ingested MSG (monosodium glutamate) and are experiencing the typical nasty reaction. If this continues or worsens, contact your doctor. ...Read more

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My tongue has been swollen for a month now and the front edge tingles all the time. Do I see a doctor?

My tongue has been swollen for a month now and the front edge tingles all the time. Do I see a doctor?

Yes, swollen: tongue can cause obstruction in airway or swallowing. One month is a long time for any trivial condition. ...Read more

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I've been having mouth problems mostly tongue it tingles and burns all the time worsens at night what is this help please?

I've been having mouth problems mostly tongue it tingles and burns all the time worsens at night what is this help please?

Seek help: Could be a number of things. Burning mouth syndrome, for example, is a generalized, non-specific burning within the oral cavity that could be caused by dry mouth, hormonal changes, fungal infection, acid reflux, neuropathy, or ill-fitting dentures just to name a few. Try to identify what makes it better or worse, and seek professional help to try and identify the etiology. Best of luck! ...Read more

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If I stretch my mouth open wide, like to yawn, a tingling sensation goes through my left front tooth then goes away. This is the first time this has e?

If I stretch my mouth open wide, like to yawn, a tingling sensation goes through my left front tooth then goes away. This is the first time this has e?

Possibly : Your tooth is reacting to the drop in temperature that occurs when you open and yawn. Does the tooth tingle if you drink a cold liquid?
See your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have this sour/bitter taste in my mouth and lasts for hours. I also feel nauseous when it happens and sometimes my tongue tingles.

I have this sour/bitter taste in my mouth and lasts for hours. I also feel nauseous when it happens and sometimes my tongue tingles.

Acid Reflux ?: Distinct possibility. But this needs to be diagnosed locally, by your physician. Please make an appointment to be sure. ...Read more

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Tingling in my inner thigh, especially after sitting for long time. Coincides with mouth ache & slight over production of saliva. What is this?

Tingling in my inner thigh, especially after sitting for long time. Coincides with mouth ache & slight over production of  saliva. What is this?

Likely not related: Good question paulmurph1.

I have never witnessed, read or heard about a connection between the inner thigh and any mouth pain or change in salivary flow.

The mouth pain, may or may not be related to saliva flow. Many people report a slight ache in the jaw right before they eat something that stimulates a strong saliva response. Though that only lasts for a couple seconds. ...Read more

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Have SLE lately I've been able to taste perfume. It makes my tongue and lips tingle. I get very nauseous and migraine. Is lupus possible cause?

Have SLE lately I've been able to taste perfume. It makes my tongue and lips tingle. I get very nauseous and migraine. Is lupus possible cause?

Recommend: you have blood test to determine disease activity and neurological work up to make sure lupus not affecting the brain! ...Read more

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I have milk layer in mouth, body pain , stiff neck , some times tingling feeling in body, no fever or cough for almost 1 month . Any suggestions ?

I have milk layer in mouth, body pain  , stiff neck  , some times tingling feeling in body, no fever or cough for almost 1 month . Any suggestions ?

Does not sound good: The "milk layer" in your mouth suggests thrush (fungus) and this is not a good sign in adult unless specific cause is known such as recent antibiotic and/or steroid/inhaler use etc.. Immunosuppressive state such as HIV is a cause of concern. Since you have symptoms for about 1 month now, it is time to consult doc to find out what is causing your trouble. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have problems knowing who to ask GI or primary. 2 chronic illnesses. Lots of meds. Been getting dry mouth, tingling in hands and legs,itchy at time?

I have problems knowing who to ask GI or primary. 2 chronic illnesses. Lots of meds. Been getting dry mouth, tingling in hands and legs,itchy at time?

Primary: Would recommend starting with your primary care physician. Make sure he is aware of all meds you take, including over the counter and supplements. It does sound as possible side effects/ drug interaction. Starting with medication review seems appropriate. ...Read more

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Sore throat,very smooth oral mucosa,bad mouth taste and tingling lips and itchy rash on hands feet and lips together with UTI, any possible diagnosis?

Sore throat,very smooth oral mucosa,bad mouth taste and tingling lips and itchy rash on hands feet and lips together with UTI, any possible diagnosis?

Multiple: You have a variety of symptoms involving lips, hands, feet, urinary tract , mouth..that it is difficult to guess at a diagnosis. Please see a family doctor to get an accurate history as to duration and severity and sequence of your symptoms. After some testing,a diagnosis will be reached.Best of luck and salaams. ...Read more

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Why do i have tingling on my left side of my tongue?

Why do i have tingling on my left side of my tongue?

Bell's palsy maybe?: Do you have any jaw fatigue or pain on that same side when chewing your food? Did you have a cold or flu within the past couple of weeks? Any sharp pains behind the left ear? Any trouble holding saliva in your mouth or does the left side of your face feel funny or look odd compared to the other side? You may be at the beginning of Bell's palsy. See doctor sooner rather later for treatment. ...Read more

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Tingling in lower face and end of tongue, what is it?

Tingling of tongue: Tingling of then end of your tongue and lower face is due to involvment of the lingual and mandibular nerve. If you recently had dental treatment the injection could have temporarily damaged the nerve. You should see your dentist first and then a neurologist if no dental cause can be found. ...Read more

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Why is my tongue tingling?

Heat or chemicals: Temperature-hot or spicy-hot foods usually cause tingling. Other causes are infection, bacterial vs fungal vs viral. ...Read more

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Go see primary next week but I am having a range of symptoms to being of balance to facial and tongue tingling. What could cause this?

Go see primary next week but I am having a range of symptoms to being of balance to facial and tongue tingling. What could cause this?

Balance & Tingle: Glad you are going to your doc,; that's what is needed. Sorry you have to wait. The cause of your symptoms have a variety of possibilities, anything from stress & anxiety, panic, nerve pinching, inner ear infection, etc. Your doc will help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What causes a tingling sensation under my tongue?

Tingling tongue: Certain spices contain chemical that temporarily affects nerve endings, causing some numbness. If you have had recent dental anesthetics, make sure to discuss this sensation with your dentist, as some treatment may be suggested for healing. Other causes may involve systemic issues such as blood chemistry, or thyroid condition, or allergies. Please have this checked by a medical doctor first. ...Read more

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Could a tingling tongue be a symptom of alcohol poisoning?

Could a tingling tongue be a symptom of alcohol poisoning?

No!: I have never heard of tingling tongue being associated with alcohol poisoning. It can be associated with alitalia different things . Nerve damage in the neck, pressure on the nerve root, infection just to name a few. ...Read more

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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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Tingling tongue, worse at night. It's not thrush. What could it be?

Tingling tongue, worse at night. It's not thrush. What could it be?

Number of things: It could be an allergy, a systemic problem or a nerve problem. I would suggest seeing your physician to rule out a systemic problem like vitamin b deficiency and maybe consider seeing an oral medicine specialist. It could be what is called burning tongue. ...Read more