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Numb lips

Numb lips: Introduction

Any change in sensations, such as tingling, numbness, pins-and-needles, or other sensory changes are often called "paresthesias"....more »

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Causes of Numb lips:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Numb lips. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Numb lips

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Causes of Types of Numb lips:

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Numb lips: Symptom Checker

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Numb lips Treatments

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Stories from Users for Numb lips

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Message Boards for Numb lips

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Diagnostic tests for Numb lips:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Numb lips. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine lips for any lesions
    • Examine for physical signs of low calcium including Chvostek's sign (gentle tapping over the facial nerve causes twitching of the facial muscles) and Trousseau's sign (inflation of the blood pressure cuff above diastolic blood pressure for 3 minutes causes muscular contraction of the fingers and wrist)
    • Examine for any signs of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, polyarteritis nodosa, Buerger's disease, polycythaemia, leukemia, polymyositis, dermatomyositis that may cause Raynaud's phenomenon
  • Mental state examination - including appearance, behavior, rate and continuity of speech, mood, affect, thought content, evidence of any hallucinations or abnormal beliefs, orientation to time, place and person, attention and concentration, short-term memory, insight and judgement. May help detect and evaluate anxiety and panic states.
  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count to look for signs of leukemia or polycythaemia which may cause Raynaud's phenomenon
  • more tests...»

Numb lips: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Numb lips may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Numb lips

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Numb lips. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Numb lips: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Numb lips

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Numb lips: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Numb lips: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Numb lips:

The list of organs typically affected by Numb lips may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Numb lips

The list below shows some of the causes of Numb lips mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Numb lips?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Numb lips. Of the 25 causes of Numb lips that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Numb lips:

The following list of conditions have 'Numb lips' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Numb lips?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Numb lips, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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Classifications of Numb lips:

Subtypes of Numb lips:

Lip paresthesias (24 causes), Tingling lips (24 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Numb lips:

Lip paresthesias (24 causes), Lip symptoms (1017 causes), Tingling lips (24 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 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 Numb lips:

Lip paresthesias (24 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Lip symptoms (1017 causes), Tingling (951 causes), Numbness (497 causes), Tingling lips (24 causes), Blue lips (89 causes), Chemical allergy, Ciguatera poisoning, Glory lily poisoning, Horseshoe Crab poisoning, Hyperventilation (92 causes), Hypocalcemia (13 causes), Hypoparathyroidism (39 causes), Non-Food Allergy

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