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Occasional Tingling Tongue
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
28yr old female. Momentary pins & needles in hands on deep breathing. Constant dull ache/creeping feeling in lower left leg. Occasional tongue tingling?
Hyperventilating?: This could be due to hyperventilating - breathing deeply and quickly. Breathing in to a paper bag for a minute or so will help return carbon dioxide level to normal, and relieve the symptoms. Anxiety could lead to hyperventilating. If it is persistent, see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation. ...Read more
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?
Rabies: NO: Other medical conditions are possible: get examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treatment. ...Read more
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
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
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
Why would I have a tingling feel at the very back of my tongue? Almost feels like a bug crawling around
While this could be: Something simple like minor trauma from an irritating food or even a burn, or it could be caused by something more serious. The sensation is caused by a disruption/dysfunction of the nerve supplying the tongue. Problems with calcium metabolism, B12 deficiency, or even a neurologic disease such as MS can cause these altered sensations. If persists, you need careful medical evaluation, ? Neurologist ...Read more
The right tip of my tongue is tingling for a couple of days now. What could be the causes? Is it something serious?
Usually not: If it doesn't go away in three weeks or so then see physicians ENT or primary care ...Read more
What causes tingling in the left outer side of tongue? If this is the only symptom that she feels could it be ms? (asking for a female, 31) thanks!
Tongue tingly 24/7 all day feel perfectly normal I run im in good shape, never had health problems, boarderladeral on left side won't stop tingling?
Possible: The tar blockers for cigarettes have a foam filter that can cause some local irritation. Tongue tingling may be a sign of this irritation. This may cause an increase in saliva plus the filter in the mouth may also stimulate salivation. Minor problem for the prevention of unhealthy effect of tobacco. ...Read more
What causes tingling in only one side of tongue? I have just that symptom that is all. Could it be MS or anxiety? Ms could do that single symptom?
I have been experiencing tingling in my lower face, lips and tongue the past several days. What could be the cause of this?
See an MD asap!: That's a very good question. It warrants you seeing your primary care physician or a neurologist immediately. You shouldn't want merely a list of possibilities with guesses and answers over the internet. You should want an exact and accurate answer asap! That will require you seeing someone for an evaluation. ...Read more
Is it normal to have tingling/numbness feeling in tongue 18months post op? Tongue not numb but the sensation and feeling continue.
Numb mouth: Depends on what operation you had done. Highly recommend you return to the surgeon who did your operation and ask him/her about this. ...Read more
My son says the bottom of his tongue were it attaches to the root has been tingling for the last four days...any ideas what's wrong. Its labeled number?
Examine it: There are several possibilities and the should be checked by a doctor. The simplest is a foreinn object stuck under the tongus. Also clogging of the salivary duct. I would see a physician should this still be happening ...Read more
A tingling tongue and pain requires professional evaluation.
Although the cause can be as simple as traumatic irritation from clenching and bruxing, systemic factors such as malnutrition, nerve injury, central nervous system lesions such as herpetic lesions and growths along the course of the trigeminal nerve can all feel the same. ...Read more
I have an odd sensation left side of my tongue, kind go pulsing/ tingling feeling. Lasted a week?
I get tingling in my lips, tongue, and fingers. Especially noticeable when I do religious fasts (like today). Is this normal?
Can be: As you will be predisposed to electrolyte abnormalities during fasting periods. So if your body's acid base chemistry is disrupted in can decrease potassium, calcium and/or magnesium levels. All of which could cause the tingling sensations (paresthesias) which you report. But if these symptoms continue regardless of fasting or not, should be evaluated by your doctor for other causes. ...Read more
I have tingling pain in muscles with burning sensation they come and go all over the body left side of tongue have a burning sensation too?
The tongue can be inflamed and result in a condition called glossitis. The causes are varied and include nutrition deficiencies and allergies among other causes.
Burning pain and paresthesias can signify a neurologic condition and are best evaluated in-person by a physician or neurologist who can full evaluate. ...Read more