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Causes Of Long Narrow Face
Can palsy (like facial palsy which can cause the muscles on one side of the face to go limp) be inherited?
What are possible causes of involuntary muscle twitching of the face? Particularly the mouth? No previous history.
Hemifacial spasm: Hemifacial spasm is an involuntary twitching of the facial muscles. Usually around the eye and corner of the mouth. It is thought to be caused by an artery that compresses the seventh cranial nerve. Treatment begins with medications to calm the nerve irritation. Botoxin injections is the next option and surgical microvascular decompression of the seventh nerve is performed for intractable spasms. ...Read more
HEADS?: I would see a doctor have an exam then maybe you can get an answer! ...Read more
What are long term effects of numbness in lower body caused by severe compromise causng narrowness in the spinal canal?
Many consequences.: The degree of narrowing of the spinal canal and at what level of the spine become paramount in determining prognosis and consequences. ...Read more
How long do side effects of 30 radiotherapies to the head last ie dry mouth, numbness and hearing. Thankyou?
Depends: The long term effcts of radiating can vary depending on exactly where the radiation was and how much your doctor was able to pinpoint the target. The higher the dosage, the more side effects you will have. These can be long lasting. Work with your dentist and radiologist to minimize the effects and protect you teeth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What conditions cause instant, permanent blindness without affecting any other part of the body or causing pain?
Many possible causes: There are many conditions that can do this. ...Read more
None / Death: This isn't the best place to go for a homework question, but we're glad to help. A basal cell carcinoma on the face won't do a thing beyond growing inexorably. Neglect it, and it will destroy an eye, nose, and eventually grow into the brain. That's the end. Squamous cell carcinomas can spread to remote sites and melanomas do so even more aggressively. Effect depends on location. ...Read more
Corneal damage: It can cause corneal erosions and damage. It can also be a sign of Sjogren`s syndrome, an immunologic disorder. Your Ophalmologist will have good treatment. ...Read more
It Depends on Type: "Skin cancer" refers to literally dozens of specific cancers. The 3 most common types are Melanoma (MM), Squamous Cell Carcinoma(SCC) , Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC). MM is usually easily treated if caught early but can be fatal if it spreads. SCC is usually easily treated if caught early but in certain cases can spread and be fatal. BCC is the least dangerous b/c it rarely spreads, but can disfigure ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some:: Sleep deprivation can ^ risk for fatigue, irritability, v concentration, diminished memory, ^ infection rate, ability to tolerate stressors, blurring of vision, v energy level, ^ micro-sleeps, weight gain, exacerbation of psychiatric problems and can even lead to psychosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What cause facial nerve not to function thereby causing numbness on one side of the face and swelling of the face , lips , excruciating eye pain both?
Bad: Lack of oxygen in emphysema is general and not localized to one part of the body. Most critical and sensitive parts are brain and heart. If there is additional poor circulation to the legs, lack of oxygen will contribute to leg cramps, leg pain, nerve damage, poor wound healing and gangrene. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually allergic: Itching and swelling are usually due to some allergic reaction (the reaction releases histamine, which causes itching and swelling). Sometimes the cause of the allergic reaction is unknown, while other times it can be: foods, medications, plants, bug bites, chemicals, pets, etc... Taking antihistamines should help, but serious symptoms mean a visit to the doctor or the E.R.. ...Read more