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I have numbness around lips and feet. Im unsure as to what it is. I broke out with a rash around my neck area earlier after taking levofloxcin and ibuprofen. I then took benedryl to help with rash and now im experiencein numbness.. What do i need to do?

I  have numbness around lips and feet. Im unsure as to what it is. I broke out with a rash around my neck area earlier after taking levofloxcin and ibuprofen. I then took benedryl to help with rash and now im experiencein numbness.. What do i need to do?

See doctor: First we need to know why you are being treated with levofloxicin? Although the rash may be from the drug, the numbness is not. I recommend that you consult your doctor ASAP to be sure that you are not having a neurologic issue especially if the "infection" being treated is from a virus. Do stop both drugs until seen. ...Read more

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If i had toothache, fever, headache and numbness around the lips, what might had cause it?

If i had toothache, fever, headache and numbness around the lips, what might had cause it?

Infection: Based on the limited information, this is most likely an infected lower premolar tooth. If there is an abscess, it can put pressure on the nerve that supplies the lower lip on the affected side. If it is all the lips, it could be a viral outbreak or something else. Either way, it would be wise to see an endodontist or skilled dentist. ...Read more

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Recurring numbness of the lips, why?

Recurring  numbness of the lips, why?

As above : It can be many reasons . Try to see u pcp to make sure nothing serious going on, . ...Read more

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Causes of numbness and sweling of the lower lip?

Infection or trauma: Numbness and swelling can be a sign of infection. If you did not experience and trauma to your lip and you cannot explain it go to the dentist. See if there is a tooth that is infected. ...Read more

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Can occasional numbness in the lips be a symptom of something?

Can occasional numbness in the lips be a symptom of something?

Numb lips: Usual cause is reduced blood flow to the lips, such as exposure to cold (drinking cold beverage), aura of a migraine attack, panic attacks, low blood sugar, or allergic reaction to food such as shell fish. If persists or reoccurs, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes sudden wake up with lower right side of my lip numbness?

What causes sudden wake up with lower right side of my lip numbness?

Trauma: is most common cause of circumscribed lip numbness. Infection is probably the second most common cause. Focal neuropathy of a branch of the trigeminal nerve can occur in diabetics and with other rare conditions (polyarteritis nodosa, Pagets disease, amyloidosis , etc) If the problem persists see a neurologist. If other symptoms occur or if the numbness spreads go to the ER ...Read more

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I've taken 1 cocodamol 30/500 & am experiencing a weird sensation in my lips, like numbness. Is this normal?

C0-codamol: This is Codeine with Tylenol (acetaminophen). Common side-effects are dizziness, constipation & dry mouth. Numbness in & around lips might be related to analgesic & drying effect of the drug. Consult your doctor if such persists. ...Read more

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What are causes of lip numbness/swelling?

What are causes of lip numbness/swelling?

Multiple causes: Allergies are probably most common , herpes infections, and last angioedema which often occurs with a trauma, ...Read more

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Can a toothache cause numbness in your lips?

Yes: Yes, infection can temporarily affect local nerve function. However there are more ominous causes of numb lip. So make sure you treat the tooth and determine if numbness persists. If so, see an oral surgeon ASAP. ...Read more

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