What other symptoms might occur with lip burning sensation?

Lip burning sensation may accompany other symptoms, which vary depending on the underlying disease, disorder or condition. Symptoms that frequently affect the lips also involve other body systems.

Lip symptoms that may occur along with lip burning sensation

Lip burning sensation may accompany other symptoms affecting the lips including:

  • Bleeding lips
  • Chapped lips
  • Cracked lips
  • Dryness
  • Pain
  • Swelling

Other symptoms that may occur along with lip burning sensation

Lip burning sensation may accompany symptoms related to other body systems including:

  • Burning sensations elsewhere in the body
  • Changes in sensation
  • Extreme sensitivity to the lightest touch
  • Inability to determine joint position, which causes lack of coordination
  • Muscle weakness and difficulty walking
  • Nerve pain
  • Numbness or reduced ability to feel pain or changes in temperature, especially in your feet and toes
  • Pain when walking
  • Serious foot problems, such as ulcers, infections, deformities, and bone and joint pain
  • Sharp, jabbing pain that may be worse at night
  • Tingling or numbness

Serious symptoms that might indicate a life-threatening condition

Sudden lip burning sensation accompanied by numbness or weakness of the arms or legs, especially when it occurs on only one side of the body, can be a sign of stroke. Seek immediate medical care (call 911) if you, or anyone you are with, experience lip burning sensation accompanied by other symptoms that frequently occur with a stroke including:

  • Change in mental status or sudden behavior change, such as confusion, delirium, lethargy, hallucinations and delusions
  • Garbled or slurred speech or inability to speak
  • Paralysis or inability to move a body part
  • Severe headache
  • Sudden change in vision, loss of vision, or eye pain

What is lip burning sensation?

A lip burning sensation may result from abnormal sensations in the lips due to nerve damage or dysfunction. Lip burning sensation may also result from different types of lip burns or even chapped lips. Certain types of neuropathy (nerve problems) may result in lip burning sensation, as the cranial nerves from the brain supply the lips. Symptoms may occur in the lips alone or any other area of t... Read more about lip burning sensationintroduction


What causes lip burning sensation?

Lip burning sensation can be the result of sensory nerve or skin damage in the lips and surrounding tissues. Burns are a common cause of lip burning sensation. Chemicals, food, and sun exposure may cause such burns.

Disorders of the nerves, such as neuropathy, trauma and stroke may also cause lip burning sensation. Read more about lip burning sensationcauses

Medical Reviewer: Cynthia Haines, MD Last Annual Review Date: Aug 5, 2013 Copyright: © Copyright 2014 Health Grades, Inc. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced or reprinted without permission from Health Grades, Inc. Use of this information is governed by the HealthGrades User Agreement.

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