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Beetroot causes a numbness of my tongue why?

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Joy Poskozim
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Allergic?

Allergies are a very common cause of tongue numbness.
Food allergies will often cause tongue swelling or numbness. Beetroot can be found in many foods, so be careful to read ingredients. Stay hydrated and ask your doctor if Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a good idea. Good luck and stay away from beets!

In brief: Allergic?

Allergies are a very common cause of tongue numbness.
Food allergies will often cause tongue swelling or numbness. Beetroot can be found in many foods, so be careful to read ingredients. Stay hydrated and ask your doctor if Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a good idea. Good luck and stay away from beets!
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