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the right side of my head has been going numb and feels like its asleep what could be causing this i also have headaches when its numb

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Dr. Damien Luviano
17 years experience Ophthalmology
See doctor: Numbness with headache is an indication for imaging. First your doctor will determine what type of headache you have. Headaches have many causes. See ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Need surgical eval: These symptoms - suggestive of spinal cord being compressed - need evaluation to rule of cancer or growth causing these symptoms. The other explanatio ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Trauma: If you had trauma in the past to this area, it could explain these symptoms, . If not check with a neurologist.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve irritation.: may be due to multiple medical issues. Make an appointment for an examination and especially evaluation of the facial and trigeminal nerves,
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
That's a bp problem : Once in a while doctor's find your blood pressure high doesn't mean you don't have a bp problem, the symptoms you described may be related, you need t ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Yes: It seems that you are having migraine headaches which can be associated with stroke or TIA like symptoms. Get preventative treatment for migraines and ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
TMJ: It can be from TMJ if you clench or grind your teeth, it can be an ear problem from nasal allergies if your nose is stuffed, it can also be a rare ben ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Many things can cause your symptoms. Sinus pressure is certainly high on the list. Try some ibuprofen and decongestants to see if you get some relie ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not directly: The nerves that supply the face are cranial nerves that come directly out of the skull and so neck problems do not typically cause facial numbness. T ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 years experience Pain Management
See neurologist: Not normal to have head numbness. Most headaches caused by some toxin, pathogen, or allergen at one or more cranial joints ( TM joints, occiput, fro ... Read More
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