A 30-year-old female asked:
hit my head and injured neck. hurts at base of skull. face numb and tongue numb on right side. could this be damage or facial/cranial nerve?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Mohammad Ashori answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
Cervical spine: That sounds suspicious. Unlikely to be injury to facial nerve but could be issues with cervical spine. I would recommend getting seen for this and possibly having MRI of neck done or at least a thorough exam.
Answered on Apr 16, 2017
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