A 48-year-old member asked:
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Could a pinched nerve in my neck cause facial numbness?

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Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience in Neurosurgery
Unlikely: Sensation in the face is mediated through cranial nerves which are separate from spinal nerves. Depending on the type of pain that you have, one of the facial neuralgia disorders might be associated.
Answered on Feb 1, 2016
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