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East Sandwich, MA
A 44-year-old female asked:

Is it an emergency if one side of face (cheek, lips, scalp) and head is numb?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
It is an emergency: Numbness in face, lips and head can occur with the damage or dysfunction of the branches of the cranial nerve supplying the innervation to these regions. Your doctor should identify and treat the underlying cause of your numbness or tingling. Treatment of the underlying condition may reverse the symptoms.
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