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Persisting tongue numbness at night, no snoring, normal blood sugar, thyroid. Taking multivitamins, vitamin b12. What could be the cause?

i am a 32 year old female and my tongue has been going numb at night, i ve had a diabetes test done,my test result was 5.7, and a thyroid test which came out ok, but still in tongue feels numb when i wake up, i ve been taking multivitamins for over a week and vitamin b12 as well. the tongue numb seems to only happen at night. i dont snore either so i dont think sleep apnea is a problem
Asked On : Thu, 26 Apr 2012
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hello thnks for cnsulting at hcm,Numbness in the tongue can occur due damage to the nerves supplying that area, interrupted blood circulation, pernicious anemia, vitamin B deficiency any recent tooth extraction??? Do you have accompanying symptoms like dizziness, light headedness, nausea, weakness in hands and legs, headache etc? What is your age? Do you have any other medical conditions for which you are undergoing treatment presently?Since all ur medicines r not giving u any relief .. plz take an opine with a neurologist for physical examination . Complete blood picture, lipid profile and CTscan of brain can help making diagnosis. hope it helps..
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