A 28-year-old female asked:
i have been experiencing numbness in my face, when this happens, my husband says while i am taking my upper lip does not move. normal?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Not normal: Please see your doctor for a full check up. Quite possibly this could be a sign of a neurological problem.
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
See physician: The nerves that supply sensation are different than the nerves that supply motor function in this region. See your physician or neurologist. An MRI may be in order depending on the complete history and physical exam.
Last updated Aug 8, 2014
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