A 51-year-old female asked:
I had this off & on for months, i get this numbness on my right side temple and right side face. i had a cat scan & nothing wrong, should i get a mri?
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Dr. Susan Rhoadsanswered
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Might help.: MRI's can find things a CT scan can't. So it would not be a bad idea. If you have not yet seen a neurologist, do so. Be sure you have copies of your medical records and any imaging and lab studies you have had done. The more information any specialist has about your previous history and workups the better job he/she will be able to do.
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