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A 25-year-old female asked:

Face feelz slightly numb but i can smile, laugh, am taking normal. no headache, maybe just slight pressure around head. i i just saw the doc today.

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Dr. Susan Albow
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Paresthesias: Paresthesia is a symptom in which a person feels an abnormal sensation of burning, numb, tingling or pricking. It is caused by a variety of mild to serious diseases and disorders. It can be short term such as with an anxiety attack or ongoing when it is due to a chronic condition such as diabetes. Diagnosis as to the etiology of a paresthesia requires a physical exam including neurologic exam.
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