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left side of my head feels numb

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Whoa, boy: Forget about your left temporal lobe. The brain feels nothing except sensations from other parts of the body. This is all about outside your skull. Yo ... Read More
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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
28 years experience Ophthalmology
For how long: How long do you have this symptom? If there are any other associated symptom like headache, weakness, hearing or vision issues? You need to consult ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Could be migraine: which often causes headache on only one side of your head and can be preceded by a numb feeling or other aura. For more information see: http://unde ... Read More
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Most likely migraine: Migraine is a type of headache resulting from imbalance of brain chemicals, especially serotonin. While sensitivity to light, nausea, vomiting, flashi ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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You should go to the: ER or if you can be rapidly be seen at your doc’s office. Make the call. Get moving. If no one is with you,call 911 if you feel the slightest bit impa ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Numbness : Not normal so get examined soon
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Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Likely not serious: Most causes of head numbness, as contrasted to facial numbness, are benign. Commonest causes are compression/irritation of occipital nerve (sensory ne ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Probably benign: Most likely your left occipital nerve to the back of your head isn't working well, usually temporary, verapamil, occasionally used for migraine or mig ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
See a neurologist: If the numbness is constant and or progressive, see a neurologist to determine the cause.
A female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be part of ur: aura or predrome before getting a migraine or even what you experience as the microvasculature and pain receptors all start firing off when you are ha ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Irritation : You have irritated a superficial nerve and the symptoms will gradually disappear. Good Luck
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Pressure: This is most likely positional, temporary and due to pressure on the superficial nerves of your scalp and has nothing to do with any brain pathology e ... Read More

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