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Question by  raggedyanne21 (19)

What could cause a burning numb tongue?

My tongue is numb and has a burning sensation.


Answer by  Advisor (1032)

Surprisingly, a burning and/or numb tongue could be caused by dehydration or heart disease. If associated with heartburn, headache or high blood pressure consult a physician.


Answer by  Prem22 (63)

Burning sensation of numb tongue is caused due to following reasons 1. Not cleaning the tongue properly with tongue cleaner 2. Eating raw wheat or glucose biscuits without accompanying it with tea or coffee. 3. Not drinking water for a long time after eating raw glucose biscuits. 4. Eating too much of spicy food


Answer by  Huntress (1935)

Hot peppers such as jalapeno and citric acids in some fruits can cause that. There are medications that also cause a side effect similar to your description.


Answer by  Rizu (141)

A person affected with burning tongue loses his sense of taste for sometime. Some of the causes for burning numb tongue are Causes Of Burning Tongue are: Diabetes Hormonal deficiency and/or abnormality Oral Candida Menopause Dry mouth Yeast infection


Answer by  priya26 (20)

the causes are lingual nerve damage, oral cancer,tobacco use,inflammatory disorder,chronic infection,dental disease,psychological factor,certain food allergy,nutritional deficiency,gastic acid reflux,endocrine disorder,dry mouth.

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