on 6/13/17 7:43 pm - IN
I have been having some burning feeling on my tongue lately and can't figure it out. I drink alot of liquids but read that I might be a deficiency. Has anyone had this problem? Thanks
on 6/14/17 4:58 am
on 6/14/17 5:39 pm - IN
I take 2 Calcium Citrate+D3 3x day regular size not petite, 2 Complete Multi"s one Morning and one at night with my Iron, 1 b1 100mg a week,B12 500 3x week my labs said 2000, 1 50,000 dry D3 week, 4perfect Iron and 1 Vitamin C . I know I need labs but at this time my Surgeon won't order until I come see her and that is 3 hours away and I need to get another vehicle. I can see if my PCP could order some labs but she does not know anything about what to look for, do you think she can call my Bariatric Dr to ask what labs to check because at this time I can't make it to St Vincent? do you think that would be a problem? i'm 3 years out now.
on 6/14/17 7:21 am
Not many docs use the tongue test for vitamin levels anymore. They usually test your blood. What does your labwork say?
6'3" tall, male.
Highest weight was 475. RNY on 08/21/12.
M1 -24; M2 -21; M3 -19; M4 -21; M5 -13; M6 -21; M7 -10; M8 -16; M9 -10; M10 -8; M11 -6; M12 -5.
on 6/14/17 5:44 pm - IN
I need to get labs but not sure if PCP can order them because she say's she does not know anything about what labs to order. Can't make it to Surgeon yet having car problems it's 3 hours away.
on 6/15/17 5:41 am
I generally get about 10-12 vials done (the big one) once a year. Then I have my hematologist runs iron every 6 months.
maybe google what labs are needed and ask PCP to order. OR go to your surgeon.
My first thought re funky tongue is when someone has an adverse reaction to something. Have you tried and changed to something new and/or different like dental work, mouthwash, toothpaste, medicine, makeup or food/drink? (my mother had a severe tongue reaction when she licked "milk" coming from one of her cactus plants. Her response when asked why on earth would she do such a thing, "I've heard of people surviving on cactus when lost in the desert and thought I'd see.")
Sounds like you need to go have some blood work done to check all of your levels. I do know that low iron can cause a burning tongue. Been there so I know. But, there are other deficiencies that can do that too. So, it's a good idea to go have it all checked out.
on 7/20/17 5:49 am
Did you get this resolved? Let me know if it was just something you were eating or vitamins. I have a condition called burning mouth syndrome. But you mostly likely are having some reaction to a vitamin or pill. Is this still a problem?
HW 510 / SW 424/ GW 175 (stretch goal to get 10 under) / CW 160 (I'm near the charts ideal weight - wonder if I can stay here)
RNY November 2016
PS: L/R arm skin removal; belt panniculectomy - April, 2019