A 31-year-old member asked:
Why does my face tingle and go numb when i sleep?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 36 years experience
Depends: If the tingling is temporary, and relieved by positional changes, it could be a neck, jaw, or facial nerve problem. A neurologist or physiatrist can help. If you have had head trauma or take a lot of medications, discuss this with your prescribing doctor. Sleep disorder may be the real concern.
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Last updated Aug 23, 2018
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