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My husband often wakes up with the left side of his face numb and tingly. It generally gets better after he gets up. Can it be from the sinuses?

My husband often wakes up with the left side of his face numb and tingly. It generally gets better after he gets up. Can it be from the sinuses?

Not sinus problem: That is not a typical finding of sinus disease. It could be something much more sinister such as multiple sclerosis. He should get evaluated and probably have a scan of his sinuses and/or MRI of head. ...Read more

Sinuses (Definition)

Sinuses are air filled spaces in the head that have several proposed functions: 1. They serve as shock absorbers in cases of head trauma 2. Lighten the skull 3. Humidify and filter the air while also producing mucus 4. Play a role in vocal resonance. The head contains 4 paired sinus cavities: maxillaries (cheek) under the eyes, ethmoids (between the eyes), frontals (above ...Read more


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So sinuses can cause double visión and the numbness feeling in the right side of my mouth?

So sinuses can cause double visión and the numbness feeling in the right side of my mouth?

Diplopia: Sinus infection or congestion should not cause double vision. Do you have any facial swelling? If not, I Recommend an evaluation by a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can mixing alcohol and cigerettes cause numbness in the face?

Can mixing alcohol and cigerettes cause numbness in the face?

Possibly: No known interraction, however both of these habits can increase blood pressure and lead to a stroke. ...Read more

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Is intermittent numbness in the face cause for concern?

Is intermittent numbness in the face cause for concern?

Maybe: Numbness is most often a cause for concern and could mean an underlying medical problem/pathology in the face or brain. The numbness being intermittent is better than being constant. Consult a neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes one side face numbness?

What causes one side face numbness?

Numbness: There are 23 conditions associated with drooping of one side of face, numbness or tingling and swelling.
http://symptomchecker. Webmd. Com/multiple-symptoms? Symptoms=drooping-of-one-side-of-face%7cnumbness-or-tingling%7cswelling&symptomids=299%7c164%7c5&locations=5%7c5%7c5. ...Read more

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What are the causes of facial neck and head numbness?

What are the causes of facial neck and head numbness?

See below: This could be anything from a migraine, a mild stroke or tia, to a pinched nerve in the head and neck region. I would suggest going to see a neurologist or neurosurgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My face is numb. What causes facial numbness?

My face is numb. What causes facial numbness?

Nonspecific: Nonspecific symptom. General or partial numbness. Constant or intermittent? See MD for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause numbness in left side of face feels?

Can anxiety cause numbness in left side of face feels?

Check it out: If it is something that is unusual and/or bothersome to you, get a physical check up. Anxiety manifests itself in different ways for different people... So yes it is possible. In any case look into treatment for anxiety as well. There are a lot of effective therapies out there. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness in your neck face and shoulder?

What can cause numbness in your neck face and shoulder?

Numbness: Possibility of pinched nerve in neck from cervical bone abnormality. Consult an orthopedic doc. ...Read more

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Could my facial numbness be caused by a punch in the face that happened a year ago?

Could my facial numbness be caused by a punch in the face that happened a year ago?

Yes: Depending in where the numbness is, absolutely. The infra orbital nerve controls sensation to the mid face and upper lip. This nerve is frequently injured in certain types of facial fractures. ...Read more

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Intermittent head numbness for the past week lasting 2 minutes. Now it is occuring down my left cheek and on the temple of my head any causes?

Intermittent head numbness for the past week lasting 2 minutes. Now it is occuring down my left cheek and on the temple of my head any causes?

Head Numbness: Intermittent head numbness lasting 2 minutes may be caused by irritation of one of the cranial nerves. May be more serious if associated with headache or facial weakness. It would be a good idea to discuss this during an office visit with your PCP so you can be examined for additional findings. ...Read more

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What is d cause of numbness from head to foot?

What is d cause of numbness from head to foot?

Hyperventilation: This is a common cause and can include episodic chest pain, shortness of breath, racing heart, and sense of doom. See a doctor and have some basic tests. Breath holding exercises, relaxation therapies, yoga, biofeedback, and practice at heartmath. Com can help to reverse the problem. Calcium and b- vitamins might help. Avoid coffee. You might need to train your mind to control your body. ...Read more

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What causes numbness and pins and needles in the face and lips?

What causes numbness and pins and needles in the face and lips?

Hyperventilation: Breathing too much over a period of time can do this. Sometimes this is subtle. Try this test: breath as fast and deeply as you can for a full two minutes. If this reproduces your symptoms we are on to something. ...Read more

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What can cause facial, neck and head numbness?

What can cause facial, neck and head numbness?

All at same time?: The only thing that comes to mind is severe hyperventilation which would begin with numbness in lips and mouth and could spread. If this is happening you should see checklist for hyperventilation. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause tingling or numbness in your head?

Many Things: Could be anything from muscle spasm to an infectious process to circulatory problems. You need to sort this out with a doctor. ...Read more

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What could sharp pains that run up my back that cause numbness to my face be?

What could sharp pains that run up my back that cause numbness to my face be?

Nerve irritation: The sensation you describe is a paresthesia. Causes include local nerve injury, kidney stones, and more rarely infections, lack of blood flow, genetic conditions, medication side effects and vitamin deficiencies.
New, severe, or persistent symptoms are worthy of an office visit to check for these conditions. ...Read more

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