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What could be causeing my tongue to be numb and swollen?

What could be causeing my tongue to be numb and swollen?

Many possibilities: I can give you some ideas, but a doctor needs to see you and examine you and know more about your history. Possibilities: allergy or angioedema; your tongue might feel swollen (with no true swelling) because of a nerve problem; neurologic issue like stroke, ms; tongue or oral cancer; infection like herpes, etc. If your tongue is swollen enough to affect your speech, get to a doctor immediately! ...Read more

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My tongue has felt numb for 3-4 wks. Looked at it close today and some buds seem swollen and some missing. Areas red too? What is that?

My tongue has felt numb for 3-4 wks. Looked at it close today and some buds seem swollen and some missing. Areas red too? What is that?

Geographic Tongue?: Without actually examining you, we can only guess as to exactly what you have. However, one possibility is something called geographic tongue. As this is only a guess and not a definitive diagnosis, it warrants you actually seeing a dentist to giving you an accurate diagnosis, as there are many other conditions that it might be, some of them requiring treatment. Numbness is a concern. ...Read more

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Hi, sometimes i get these weird sensations. I feel dizzy, my forehead feels numb, get fatigue , and my tongue feels swollen. Could this be my.Anxiety?

Hi, sometimes i get these weird sensations. I feel dizzy, my forehead feels numb, get fatigue , and my tongue feels swollen. Could this be my.Anxiety?

It could....: ...But could also be other things like dehydration, low bp, electrolyte imbalances, etc. You should probably see your doc soon and get this figured out. Hope you do and am sure it will be okay. ...Read more

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I just had my wisdom teeth extracted two weeks ago. My tongue is very sore and kind of numb in spots. My glands feel swollen also. What could be wrong?

I just had my wisdom teeth extracted two weeks ago. My tongue is very sore and kind of numb in spots. My glands feel swollen also. What could be wrong?

See an oral surgeon : or the dentist. Pain and swelling following dental extraction is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery, after that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop.Two weeks and lack of sensation shows that it may require attention and treatment. You should call your dentist or an oral surgeon for follow up appointment, for evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Upper wisdom teeth pulled. 5 days after started having tongue tingles and twitches. (whole face has been swollen and numb til then)?

Upper wisdom teeth pulled. 5 days after started having tongue tingles and twitches. (whole face has been swollen and numb til then)?

What is the question: If your face was swollen and numb before the extractions then that should have started to heal after the extractions. If you got swelling after the extractions then i would contact the oral surgeon that extracted the teeth. If you did not see an oral surgeon then contact the dentist and good luck. ...Read more

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5 days ago I did wisdom teeth extraction my half tongue is swollen , numb,and trigly & feels like burning.. Is it signed of nerves damage or heal ??

5 days ago I did wisdom teeth extraction my half tongue is swollen , numb,and trigly & feels like burning.. 

Is it signed of nerves damage or heal ??

Re-evaluate: please return to the Dentist or (hopefully) Oral Surgeon specialist for reevaluation to asses cause and treatment. Important that you have follow-up care. ...Read more

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What can be done for untreated 'lichen planus' - the lining of my mouth is swollen and sore, and front of tongue is numb, same as roof of mouth- ali?

What can be done for untreated 'lichen planus' - the lining of my mouth is swollen and sore, and front of tongue is numb, same as roof of mouth- ali?

Lichen planus: Special gargles containing anesthetics and anti-inflammatory medication often help reduce symptoms. If this topical treatment is not helpful then a brief course of steroid pills will likely help. If this persists, make sure it gets a biopsy to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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