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Tongue Lip Numb
Why do my lips & tongue go numb after a few alcoholic drinks? I thought it was normal but my friends say that doesn't happen to them. My husband think
Quit alcohol: Alcohol is a poison and it never did any body any good, ever, so quit drinking. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
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
What could cause extreme sensitivity to salt? My tongue and lips go numb whenever I eat foods with salt.
They're supposed to: Magic mouthwash often contains Lidocaine which is a local anesthetic or numbing agent. It also contains dyphenhydramine which can cause numbing. Magic mouthwash is supposed to make your mouth feel numb to lessen the pain of the oral lesion or sore in your mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most anything: This type of question is too complicated to answer in this type of forum. There could be any combination of causes depending on age, medications taken, allergies, physical ailments, etc. Please get yourself to a dentist or physician to have them try to solve this puzzle for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cramps woke me up, my whole abdomen was spasming and my lips and tongue were numb. What could be wrong and what should I do?
My mom just started experiencing numb tongue, lips, and left nostril? No other symptoms. She hasn't eaten anything in 3hrs. What can this be?
Lip and tongue numb for sometime now, had blurred vision that lasted 1 to 2 minutes and dizzy, light headed?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
Went 2 dr for severe sore throat -8 days-not strep. Given lidocaine to gargle..Lips and tongue numb, didn't help throat at all. What am I doing wrong?
My tongue and lips have been numb and tingling contently, I'm on no medication / no oral surgery. Not sure if I should see a dentist or a Doctor.
Why is my tongue feeling strange and numb at times? My lips are cracked as well. Worried there is something very wrong
Below: I would suggest pushing fluids, water, for the next few days and see if this does not make a difference. If after one week of increased fluids, there is not improvement, then see your DR if it continues. ...Read more
My tongue, lips and fingers have been feeling numb. I also have headache. What could be wrong with me?
What can I do if my whole right side of my tongue and lips and cheek is completely numb, when will it go away?
Bell's Plasy?: You need to see a physician to see what's going on, don't just wait and watch. ...Read more
I had a filling on a bottom right molar at 3:30 today and my lips and tongue are still numb. I dont remember ever being numb this long. Is this normal?
Local anesthetic: How quickly anesthesia will clear depends on how much was given how close to the nerve and the type. It also depends on how you metabolize this particular anesthetic. I think it is far too early for you to worry about still being numb. This is probably normal for you under the condition of this particular anesthesia. Wait 24 hours before you worry and if still numb check with your dentist. ...Read more
Numbness hands, feet, lips and the tip of the tongue these symptoms comes and go! can that be related to anxiety?
Treatment : These symptoms can be related to anxiety, but it is so important that you get a medical check up. If your symptoms are related to anxiety there is effective treatment that can bring you relief from your physical symptoms as well as relief from other aspects of your anxiety. Psychotherapeutic treatment can make it easier to think clearly about your life and what your anxiety is telling you. Best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've got a saw tongue the two veins are very saw and my tongue goes numb also i've got a very red bottom lip inside what could this be?
Painful burning tongue/mouth/hroat for months, w/sometimes numbness of tongue/lips. Drs. Have said only "burning mouth syndrome" - no solution. Help!?
Causes: For bms are multifactorial - etiology can be medical (systemic) pharmaceutical, oral candidiasis and the list goes on. I would recommend being evaluated by an oral surgeon if your dentist hasn't been able to help. Ought also to consult with your physician. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer