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A 36-year-old female asked:

What could cause strange repeated attacks of a dull/burning & numbness , goes from 1 upper molar into nostril and burn behind eye covering the whole left side of face/jaw. lasts hrs to days and can be frequent or months apart. no sharp/shock pain?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Trigeminal neuralgia comes to mind. It can also be a migraine, infection in the head, or a lesion in the jaw or head. See a doctor.
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Last updated Mar 15, 2021

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