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Mouth numbness

Mouth numbness: Introduction

The skin sensation of partial numbness or "pins and needles" or a type of "burning", "tingling" or "creeping" sensation of the skin, is known as a "paresthesia". Symptoms may start as a tingling (paresthesia) and change to a numbness, or there may be a combination of decreased sensation (numbness) but with heightened sensations at certain times or with stimulation. Any type of tingling, burning, or numbness is usually a symptom related to a sensory nerve being damaged, diseased, or injured. Causes depend on the exact location of the paresthesia sensations, but typically include a physical nerve injury type condition (e.g. a nerve entrapment or some type of pressure being applied to a nerve directly or to the spinal attachment of that nerve), or a disease condition affecting the nerves (e.g. neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and others). Having these sensory symptoms in multiple locations, or the recurrence of similar symptoms in different locations is a hallmark symptom of multiple sclerosis, so your doctor will likely ask about the past history of similar symptoms to assess the likelihood of multiple sclerosis as a diagnosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). Any of these tingling or numbness symptoms are more than just annoying; they can indicate a serious medical condition and require prompt medical diagnosis by a professional....more »

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Mouth numbness: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Mouth numbness

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Misdiagnosis and Mouth numbness

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Mouth numbness: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Mouth numbness

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How Common are these Causes of Mouth numbness?

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  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 5 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Mouth numbness:

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Medical Conditions associated with Mouth numbness:

Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

Symptoms related to Mouth numbness:

Mouth tingling (30 causes), Tingling tongue (6 causes), Numbness (497 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Neuropathy (78 causes), Diabetic neuropathy (13 causes), Multiple sclerosis, Diabetes (212 causes), Trigeminal neuralgia, Bell's palsy (9 causes)

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