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5 Facts on Altered Sensations of the mouth

  1. Altered sensations in the mouth, also known as paraesthesia, refer to changes in the normal sensations in the mouth, such as tingling, burning, or numbness.
  2. Paraesthesia can be caused by a variety of factors, including nerve damage, injury, infection, and certain medications.
  3. In some cases, altered sensations in the mouth may be a sign of a more serious underlying condition, such as an underlying tumour or a neurological disorder.
  4. Treatment for altered sensations in the mouth will depend on the underlying cause, and may include medications and surgery.
  5. It is important to see a dentist or doctor if you experience persistent altered sensations in the mouth, as prompt diagnosis and treatment can prevent further complications.