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Doctor insights on: Occasional Numb Lips

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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 tingling / numb upper lip and nose left side . Happens occasional y when i wake in the morning goes away after about 5 10 minutes .?

What causes  tingling / numb upper  lip and nose left side . Happens occasional y when i wake in the morning  goes away after about 5 10 minutes .?

Neuritis: Atypical facial pain can come and go. Severe spasms can occur (tic douloureux) that are in the tri-geminal distribution. You describe v2 distribution. However, ear and sinus disease must be excluded. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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My bottom left lip gets numb and twitches and I have neck pain on my left side. I also get occasional ringing in my ears. What could it be?

My bottom left lip gets numb and twitches and I have neck pain on my left side. I also get occasional ringing in my ears. What could it be?

Pinched nerve: Occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues. The common symptoms are numbness, sharp, aching or burning pain, which may radiate outward to your ear, eye, pharynx and lips. Treatment: physical therapy, medications, cognitive behavioral therapy and acupuncture. The treatment is usually effective. Rec.: see a pain management specialist. ...Read more

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Causes of numbness and sweling of the lower lip?

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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Why do lips go numb?

Why do lips go numb?

Merits evaluation.: Although hyperventilation and low blood calcium level have been associated with peri-oral numbness, it could occur as a side-effect of a medication including an allergy or autoimmune reaction. This merits an evaluation by ones doctor. ...Read more

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What does a numb lip mean?

Nerve pathology: Due to some injury or disease sensory nerve to the lip has been affected. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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I woke up and my top lip was numb why?

? herpes labialis: Do you have a history of herpes labialis ( cold sores)? Sometimes you can have symptoms like this before the blisters come out. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dry and numb lips?

Dry lips: Dry or chapped lips can be caused by lack of moisture to the lips. The condition can be worsened by the sun or the wind. ...Read more