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Lightheadedness, pressure in ears, numbness in lips. What can I do?

hello Yesterday morning I woke with a slight pressure in my ears and a feeling of lightheadedness . It would occur about every 5-10 minutes and lasted all day. This morning I woke with the same feelings and now I have slight numbness in and around my lips . All 3 feeling are short lived and occur together about every 5-10 min. I m not the type to run to the doctor right away but this has me concerned.
Asked On : Mon, 7 Jan 2013
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Thanks for writing to us.

Pressure in ears as well as numbness in lips occur due to-

T M J dislocation or sinusitis.

Periapical infection due to grossly decayed tooth can also cause numbness of lips.

I would advice you to get a thorough clinical evaluation done by a dentist.

Infected tooth has to be extracted or restored.

Meanwhile,maintain oral hygiene well.

Avoid spicy foods.

Also consult an E N T Specialist for further reference.

Take care.

Answered: Tue, 8 Oct 2013
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