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I keep getting pains like electric shocks going through my

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I keep getting pains like electric shocks going through my tongue at night,it wakes me up it's so painful and my tongue is sore like it's burnt during the day....
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: It's been a few months and nothing makes it worse but a couple of Advil help but I only take them after the pain has woken me....
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have back and neck problems.....
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

How old are you?

what meds do you take?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I'm 56,I take Lipitor,Metformin,Amlodopine Celexa and Omeprazole.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
What do you think is causing this,do I need to see my Dr.....
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

You might have a fungal infection of the tongue or a vitamin deficiency

Those would be common causes

I would see your doctor for sure

let me know if you have other questions.

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

Thanks for this question

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