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A 32-year-old member asked:

What diseases affect trigeminal nerve?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Numb face: May relate to Trigeminal nerve involvement, such as Neuropathy from excess alcohol, Diabetes, vitamin deficiency, electrolyte imbalance, MS, Trauma, Migraines, Shingles, Focal seizures, Hypothyroidism, Psychogenic, or Iatrogenic (unknown causes).
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