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Why Is The Tip Of My Tongue Tingling
Unknown: Can be a number of reasons, so you did not give enough information. ...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
Multippossibilities: It could be anything from a traumatized taste bud to an inflamed taste bud to inflammation from a external stimulus to something more complicated. I would see qualified dentist to eval and possibly refer to pathologist if needed, most likely minor but get checked to ensure. ...Read more
Usually Glossitis: There are many different conditions which can cause the appearance of your tongue which you describe. The general term for this type of change is "glossitis." some types of glossitis have underlying causes (poor nutrition, immune problems, etc.) and some are spontaneous. See a dentist, ent, or oral surgeon if you want to know for sure. Also, get a physical check-up to see if you are ok overall. ...Read more
Lingual Papillae: Our taste buds are actually much farther back on our tongue. You are describing the "papillae" that are near the tip. Those can become irritated and inflamed if you burn them with hot foods, or consistently rub them against the edges of your front teeth, upper or lower. If you have a fractured edge of a tooth or tip of a cusp, visit your dentist so that surface can be polished. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The tip of my thumb on my right hand is numb and tingles when touched, almost as if the tip of my thumb fell asleep. What could be the cause of this?
The fingers on my right hand are tingling and the right side of my lips and tongue are a little numb. What is the problem?
My son is having itchy and burning sensation in tongue. Was wondering what could be the cause of itchy and burning sensation on the tip of the tongue.
Could be: Could be allergic, burn, trauma, infection, etc. start with call to your Dentist for examination. ...Read more
My tongue is yellow and the back of throat, gums, and the inside of my lips. And my stomach is aching. What could this be?
The sides of the tip of my nose have a tingly fuzzy sensation that happens off and on. What's going on?
If recent consider: Sometimes this 'funny feeling' may be the first and only indication of a shingles infection (zoster) which is a painful reactivation of the same virus that causes chickenpox. This can be very painful and problematic particularly in this location. If you are prone to outbreaks or have had only chickenpox vaccine, look for rash or seek treatment if concerned in order to prevent PROBLEM. ...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
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