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Experiencing sporadic pain & constant numbness on the left side of my face. Started in my temple and eye and has spread to my left cheek, jaw & tongue?

Experiencing sporadic pain & constant numbness on the left side of my face. Started in my temple and eye and has spread to my left cheek, jaw & tongue?

More exams needed: Neuralgia is a condition that the nerve fibers are inflamed or infected with a viral condition that can cause numbness in your face. By your description it is the trigeminal nerve affected, that enervates that area of your face. I suggest you see a neurologyst for further testing and proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sudden tongue numbness with pain in both ears by the tragus made worse by pushing on them and cleaning the ears. Tragus pain radiates into jaw. ?

Sudden tongue numbness with pain in both ears by the tragus made worse by pushing on them and cleaning the ears. Tragus pain radiates into jaw. ?

Start with ENT: Your symptom of sudden tongue numbness is of special concern to me. I suggest that you first consult with an ENT specialist based upon all your symptoms. He\she may refer you to a dentist, neurologist or other specialist based upon the findings and as deemed appropriate. ...Read more

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Beetroot causes a numbness of my tongue why?

Beetroot causes a numbness of my tongue why?

Allergic reaction : Beet root contains iron, foloc acid, vitamin c, b, a, magnesium. It is said to lower blood pressure and increase blood flow to the brain. As for causing numbness to your tongue, this may be an allergic reaction, so stay away for beet root. If your tongue still feels swollen then seea dentist, oral surgeon or ENT about this. ...Read more

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Can partial numbness in the tongue be repaired?

Can partial numbness in the tongue be repaired?

Is cause known?: The answer to you question depends on why your tongue is numb - was it injured or did it occur spontaneously? If you did not have an injury or surgery which could potentially explain the tongue numbness, then it's more troublesome than a known cause. Either way, you need guidance from an oral surgeon to determine the cause (if no known injury), and possibly determine prognosis (future). ...Read more

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What illness causes numbness on the tip of your tongue?

What illness causes numbness on the tip of your tongue?

Tongue numbness: There are lots of possibilities including something as simple as a food allergy or sensitivity. If the numbness persists, first see your dentist who may refer you to a physician if necessary in order to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I feel numbness on the tip of my tongue right after I woke up. What is it and how can I fix it?

I feel numbness on the tip of my tongue right after I woke up. What is it and how can I fix it?

Tongue numbness: The most common serious cause of tongue numbness, called Paresthesia, is nerve damage, which can affect any part of the body, including the tongue. The most common cause of nerve damage to the tongue are botched dental procedures like wisdom tooth extractions, root canals, or implants. Sometimes allergies to certain foods, or meds which might also have swelling or blisters. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing a bit of numbness on tip of my tongue and lasts for few seconds.It started this week. What might be the problem?

Check needed: Numbness of tongue can come from many sources: 1) nerve damage--injured nerve from oral surgery or biting or burning. (can you think of any trauma?) 2) allergies (did you change toothpaste recently or ate unusual stuff?) 3) nutritional deficiency (how well do you eat?) 4) acid (pineapples? Acid reflux / gerd?) 5) others, like stroke or ms. See a doctor to rule out all of the above to be safe. ...Read more

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I have an injury on the right side of my tongue which is causing partial numbness on same right side of yhe tongue, can it heal on its own or nerepair?

I have an injury on the right side of my tongue which is causing partial numbness on same right side of yhe tongue, can it heal on its own or nerepair?

Tongue injury: You did not tell us how long ago this occurred. Most wounds of this nature will heal on their own with time. Keep it clean with salt water rinses. It is always better to consult with a professional, in this case a dentist, to ensure that nothing else needs to be done. ...Read more