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Tingling tongue

Tingling tongue: 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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Causes of Tingling tongue:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Tingling tongue

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Tingling tongue: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Tingling tongue

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Misdiagnosis and Tingling tongue

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present in a variety...read more »

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Tingling tongue: Undiagnosed Conditions

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How Common are these Causes of Tingling tongue?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Tingling tongue. Of the 6 causes of Tingling tongue that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 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
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Tingling tongue:

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Tingling tongue?

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