A 36-year-old female asked:
I have anxiety disorder and have been under stress and sometimes around eye and cheek will feel numb but yet i can pinch it and feel it. why is that?
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Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
The sensation of: Touch is providing information from the information your brain receives by thinking about your eye area. After your doc clears you of any underlying medical condition, change your "self talk." david burns book feeling good can help. Your congestion and anxiety may be drawing your attention to your eye. Peace and good health.
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