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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Numbness: Hi. May be a cervical neuralgia which means that the nerves from the neck may be pinched which could give both sets of symptoms. See a neurologist rig ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Numbness : Not normal so get examined soon
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Numbness: and dizzy w/headaches. Please go to your emergency room ASAP. You need to identify and treat what may be happening. Peace and good health.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Could be the jaw: The numbness you feel could be around your ear and not your actual ear. Sometimes jaw spasm or jaw joint symptoms can lead to the feeling of numbness. ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Baker
14 years experience Neurology
Tingling ears: Assuming you do not meaning ringing...Tingling ears possibly from laying on the nerves that exit the skull to give rise to sensation of the ear...If y ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
?nerve compression: Clearly, your description suggests for whatever reason, compression of greater occipital nerve. Could be due to cervical arthritis, posture, and even ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
26 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: This could be many causes. You better see a doctor.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Bussell
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Virus: Could be the beginning of a viral infection such as herpes. Sores may develop in a few days. Also could be precursor to bell's palsy.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Ear and: Face pain can be signs of trigeminal nerve (cranial nerve #5, v). Ask or find an ENT doc. It is likely you will need imaging but an exam by an astute ... Read More
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