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Left side of cheek has a numb feeling that comes and goes. Started happening after a lot of stress/anxiety. What could cause this?

Left side of cheek has a numb feeling that comes and goes. Started happening after a lot of stress/anxiety. What could cause this?

Numbness: If this only happens when you are stressed then it could be simply due to the anxiety. If there are other things that bring it on then you should probably see a neurologist to rule out anything dangerous. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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My upper back gets red and hot sometimes. My left cheek flushes every day and my left arm does sometimes. No other symptoms. Can anxiety cause this?

My upper back gets red and hot sometimes. My left cheek flushes every day and my left arm does sometimes. No other symptoms. Can anxiety cause this?

Anxiety is amazing!: The things it can seem to do are almost limitless - especially in experienced sensations. Eventually damage may result but early effects on things you 'feel' and how it appears can be wild! Yet, you don't want to miss a sign of other illness that could be treated. So, discuss w/ a Dr - maybe have an exam/tests. Definitely consider CBT to learn management skills and curb anxiety. ...Read more

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Can anxiety make your cheek twitch?

Can anxiety make your cheek twitch?

Anxiety symptoms: Anxiety can cause many physical symptoms, including muscular twitches. Often this is around the eyes, but other parts of the face can be affected also. ...Read more

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I've seen my dr and she says i'm healthy. But i've been dealing with a lot of health anxiety and I have had tingling in cheek off and on. Stress?

I've seen my dr and she says i'm healthy. But i've been dealing with a lot of health anxiety and I have had tingling in cheek off and on. Stress?

Can be anxiety: Anxiety can cause all kinds of physical symptoms, including tingling in the cheek. This happens especially when someone is hyperventilating from anxiety. You may well benefit from psychotherapy with a psychologist, focusing on your health anxiety and learning some new ways of dealing with it. Xanax (alprazolam) can help intermittently, but risks dependence when used chronically. ...Read more

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4 over a year my left cheek turns red & hot all day and is now going down my left forearm at times. Absolutely No other symptoms. Have anxiety issues.

4 over a year my left cheek turns red & hot all day and is now going down my left forearm at times. Absolutely No other symptoms. Have anxiety issues.

Anxiety: I understand your discomfort. Let Wise Woman within you reflect: •Stresses of relationships, separation, unresolved emotional conflicts and finances causing Anxiety •Believe in Healing Powers of Your Body as due to “Absolutely No other symptoms”, and “symptom going down my left forearm ONLY at times” •To see psychiatrist for Therapy, Medication •Breathing and Music Relaxation •YogaTai Chi ...Read more

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I get a numb sensation on left side of cheek but I still have feeling when I touch it.the doctor said it's anxiety how can that be?

I get a numb sensation on left side of cheek but I still have feeling when I touch it.the doctor said it's anxiety how can that be?

Anxiety can: manifest in numbness but it is essential that you see your doc to rule out medical conditions. After that, consider the help of a mental health professional for stress management training. Peace and good health. See www.relaxationresponse.org for some self-help. ...Read more

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I've had a constant twitch that is in my cheek area for 2 days. History of anxiety, not sleeping well lately, now anxiety over this twitch too. Help!

I've had a constant twitch that is in my cheek area for 2 days. History of anxiety, not sleeping well lately, now anxiety over this twitch too. Help!

Twitch: Usually may indicate an irritatation of the nerve here. However for what you say it appears you are getting obsessed about it and making it worse. Try not to think about it and focus on something else. If it persist despite your new strategy for 2-3 weeks see your doctor. ...Read more

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Im so scared about these headaches. Im hoping it's just anxiety especially since my left cheek bone is tingling still. But not when i wake up? :(

Im so scared about these headaches. Im hoping it's  just anxiety especially since my left cheek bone is tingling still. But not when i wake up? :(

See your doctor: If you're having headaches and are frightened about them, you need to see your primary care physician for an exam and possible diagnostic tests also. Anxiety, however, can also cause or intensify physical sensations. Your doctor can help you know what's most likely happening with you. ...Read more

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I have anxiety disorder and have been under stress and sometimes around eye and cheek will feel numb but yet i can pinch it and feel it. Why is that?

The sensation of: Touch is providing information from the information your brain receives by thinking about your eye area. After your doc clears you of any underlying medical condition, change your "self talk." david burns book feeling good can help. Your congestion and anxiety may be drawing your attention to your eye. Peace and good health. ...Read more