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Lightheadedness and tingling of lips and tongue what is this?

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

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


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28yr old female. Momentary pins & needles in hands on deep breathing. Constant dull ache/creeping feeling in lower left leg. Occasional tongue tingling?

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

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Why is my tongue tingling?

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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Mehta causes a tingling tongue? Could it be rabies?

Mehta causes a tingling tongue? Could it be rabies?

Rabies: NO: Other medical conditions are possible: get examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes a tingling sensation under my tongue?

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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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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Had stress couple of days ago can this cause tongue tingling now after a couple of days?

Had stress couple of days ago can this cause tongue tingling now after a couple of days?

Yes: Country girl
Stress can mimic anything. Tingly tongue is unusual but could be related. Have you eaten anything that is quite hot? Have you recently started a new med This could be a side effect. See your doc if persist. ...Read more

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Why would I have a tingling feel at the very back of my tongue? Almost feels like a bug crawling around

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

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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!

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!

Possibilities: It could be a number of things but sounds like a nerve is involved. I might suggest seeing a neurologist or orofacial pain specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Clear Nerve: Find out is nerve sensitivity is affected. Might be swelling about a nerve.
Ask your doctor if enzymes to reduce swelling is recommended, such as Clear. Ease which is papain and bromelain, one 4x a day, melt in mouth between cheek and gums. ...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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Thrush, and tingling tongue and lips?

Its very possible: Hopefully yo are being treated with ananti-fungal such as Nystatin or some other med. ...Read more

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Tingling tongue creating more saliva started when using. Tar blockers for cigarettes?

Tingling tongue creating more saliva started when using. Tar blockers for cigarettes?

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

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The bottom of my tongue has been itchy and tingling for a week. What is this? I don't know how to solve this.

Unknown: Never heard of this could be allergic reaction to something you ate a medication your taking a nervous reaction lack of saliva if continues seak an oral medicine specialist. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Yes but....: While ms could theoretically cause this isolated symptom, as a male of 29 years of age it probably is not ms and is, as you say, just anxiety. If the symptoms persist or if you notice other similar neurological symptoms you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have this tingling sensation on the tip of my tongue I don't know what it is because I can't see anything that may be causing it it's kind of red?

More info needed: Duration, frequency, smoker?, bruxer?, diet, several other sources. Texture hard, soft? Seek the opinion of a dentist or oral surgeon. ...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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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

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I have been experiencing tingling in my lower face, lips and tongue the past several days. What could be the cause of this?

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

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Is it normal to have tingling/numbness feeling in tongue 18months post op? Tongue not numb but the sensation and feeling continue.

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

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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?

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

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Tingling tongue pain left side of face had scans taking pain relief still no good?

Tingling tongue pain left side of face had scans taking pain relief still no good?

Evaluation necessary: 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

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I have an odd sensation left side of my tongue, kind go pulsing/ tingling feeling. Lasted a week?

I have an odd sensation left side of my tongue, kind go pulsing/ tingling feeling. Lasted a week?

Tongue: Sensation of your tongue involves your cranial nerves. See your doctor for a good physical exam to decide if your require a MRI. All the best. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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?

Mystery Sensations: 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

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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more