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Rockwood, Pennsylvania
A 62-year-old female asked:

I suffer from chronic sinus infection and when i do it seems like i have numbness on the left side of my face and chin area mostly when laying down?

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Dr. Thomas Higgins
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Not always normal: Numbness of the face with a sinus infection may indicate something of greater concern as it means the infraorbital (under the eye) nerve is affected in some way. One reason for this is a tumor. A medical evaluation is warranted.
Last updated Dec 5, 2020

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