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    Ear infection and tongue numbness
    marcus74 posted:
    I have an ear infection in my right ear. I have been taking an antibiotic for 4 days and it seems to be getting better however the right side of my tongue has been numb and this began when the ear infection started. Is this normal?
    Rod_Moser_PA_PhD responded:
    No...tongue numbness is not normal, or is it necessarily related to your ear infection. Unfortunately, I do not know any of the details of your case to specifically comment, so you will need to address this new symptom with your medical provider -- the one who is treating you with the antibiotics and made the initial diagnosis.

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