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Sir last 3 days in my center left head i feel little bit numbness, but no pain, no headache .... if i will touch means i will can feel but not like a other place of head, plzz?

Sir last 3 days in my center left head i feel little bit numbness, but no pain, no headache .... if i will touch means i will can feel but not like a other place of head, plzz?

It sounds to me: like you are trying to describe a loss, not total, or change of sensation when you touch your head/scalp. This would typically result if there was injury (cut, laceration) that impacted the nerve supplying this area. Perhaps that area of your scalp is especially sensitive to a hair product/shampoo, etc. Change to a non-irritating shampoo, watch and wait. If symptoms intensify or expand, see Doc! ...Read more

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Bumped my head mildly a month ago, back right hand side. It is still sensitive to touch and have a feeling of numbness. I do suffer from anxiety? Could it be related

Bumped my head mildly a month ago, back right hand side. It is still sensitive to touch and have a feeling of numbness. I do suffer from anxiety? Could it be related

Give it 2 wks: The bump may last another 2 weeks . Meanwhile, stop rubbing it since it will just perpetuate the tenderness. If you do no have symptoms such as new headaches, lightheadedness, or vomiting, you are likely ok. But if any of these symptoms appears and keeps on getting worse, better consult your doctor. All things considered, you will likely be ok. ...Read more

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Since Thursday (3 days ago), I have intermittent numbness over my whole body. predominantly legs, pelvic area and head. Similar to limbs falling asleep. I can still feel touch and move normally, but the sensation is very removed?

Since Thursday (3 days ago), I have intermittent numbness over my whole body. predominantly legs, pelvic area and head. Similar to limbs falling asleep. I can still feel touch and move normally, but the sensation is very removed?

Not numb: This may be more of a tingling or pins and needles sensation, and since it's generalized I would investigate the possibility of toxicity or deficiencies of calcium, magnesium or a type of peripheral neuropathy. Hyperventilating or panic disorder is also a cause of such symptoms. Discuss this with your physician so evaluation and ordering of appropriate tests can be done. ...Read more

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Why does tramadol make everything numb to the touch and my left side of my cheek get red hot?

Why does tramadol make everything numb to the touch and my left side of my cheek get red hot?

Dual mechanism: Tramadol is an analgesic which in addition weakly inhibits norepinephrine/serotonin reuptake. This is an effect similar to certain antidepressants and may be the cause of your symptoms. Check it out with your physician there may be an alternative if this becomes botthersome. ...Read more

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I have woken up with a swollen left cheek. My lips are numb and the gun area on the inside is sensitive to the touch.

I have woken up with a swollen left cheek. My lips are numb and the gun area on the inside is sensitive to the touch.

Go to Urgent Care: Symptoms such as this should be evaluated promptly. I wonder 'what' might have happened to you yesterday that could possibly affect that side? I wonder too if you've been under significant stress. One of my considerations would be early shingles- so for that reason I would want you to be seen. If it is shingles, you can get antiviral treatment to stop it. There are of course other causes so see MD ...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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Why has my left cheek/lower lip had a numb feeling the last week or so.. i can feel touch but just the feeling of my face is that numb feeling?

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Why has my left cheek/lower lip had a numb feeling the last week or so.. i can feel touch but just the feeling of my face is that numb feeling?

Face, lip numb: Possibilities: facial nerve neuralgia 2nd multiple sclerosis, varicella Zoster or other virus infection, hypocalcemia, parotid gland tumor, stroke, contact with anesthetic agent and many other etiologies. You should see a neurologist and be examined properly and have blood work done too. ...Read more

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Half of face hot 2 touch & numb around temple chin & cheek ER catscan says no stroke. Worried what could it be? Does everything neuro show on catscan?

Half of face hot 2 touch & numb around temple chin & cheek ER catscan says no stroke. Worried what could it be? Does everything neuro show on catscan?

Hard to say: The 5th cranial nerve is responsible for sensation to the half of the face. Irritation of this nerve may occur and can cause some of your symptoms. You may consider an MRI scan to better visualize the region of this nerve. You may also consult a neurologist to see if there are other associated nerves involved-this would be helpful in pinpoint the site of the problem. ...Read more

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Over the past week I’ve been having this sensation on my lower cheek near the jawline intermittently. I can’t say it’s numbness but it feels like something touching it. It can happen several times a day and last for less than 5 seconds each time. ?

Nerve: In my experience recurrent sensations like that, if they involve only a tiny territory of the face, are not indicative of significant pathology but are most likely caused by some irritability of a superficial facial nerve and eventually resolve. Larger patches of recurrent numbness, especially with other body parts on the same or other side require investigation preferably by a neurologist. ...Read more

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Numbness on the left side of cheek. No stroke so what else can it be?

Numbness on the left side of cheek. No stroke so what else can it be?

Cranial nerves: Focal numbness over the face involves the trigeminal nerve, and/or its divisions and branches. Assuming you have developed a sensory neuropathy, cause could be due to dental or sinus problem, but some cases are due to a viral inflammation. Ear, nose, and throat doctor, or a dentist might uncover the cause. ...Read more

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I woke up today with on and off numbness on my left cheek. Can you tell me why would that be happening?

I woke up today with on and off numbness on my left cheek.  Can you tell me why would that be happening?

Cheek numbness: The first order of business is an exam by a physician. On and off numbness can be an early sign of many things, some which are serious, some not. Multiple sclerosis often presents with "odd" sensory findings, or there may be pressure somewhere on the trigeminal nerve which ends up in your face. There are also tooth and jaw related things, less serious, but still requiring a complete exam. ...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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I have right temple and cheek numbness every now and again for years now. What could it be?

Nerve: This is due to the trigeminal nerve. Some potential causes include trauma, infection, inflammation, tumor. If never previously evaluated consider an MRI. See your physician. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling / numbness in left cheek and lips?

Comments: The anatomy involves trigeminal nerve, but the cause may be complex. There is a sensory trigeminal neuropathy which could do this, but one might consider problems in jaw or mouth as a provocateur. Some intracranial situations should be excluded via MRI. A neurologist or a dentist could be a starting point. ...Read more

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What would cause numbness on right side of head along with cheek tremors on right side?

What would cause numbness on right side of head along with cheek tremors on right side?

Need brain MRI : Your condition seems to be coming from the nervous system. You should see a doctor. You may likely benefit from the results of a brain MRI to help rule in or out some conditions. The question is the numbness the entire right head or partial. The list of possible diagnosis is large. Things that quickly come to mind are lyme disease, herpes virus, or a brain issue. We need more information ...Read more

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Numbness on right side of my cheek some twitching no other symptoms elsewhere what could it be?

Numbness on right side of my cheek  some twitching no other symptoms elsewhere what could it be?

Uncertain: It could be a benign transient phenomenon or, if it persists or recurs, there might be somme underlying cause. For persistence or recurrence, one should see their doctor or a neurologist. ...Read more

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If i ice the side of my cheek where the shot of novocain (procaine) was, will the numbness go away?

If i ice the side of my cheek where the shot of novocain (procaine) was, will the numbness go away?

It will go away: Regardless of what you do. If you apply ice, you decrease circulation and will actually cause it to take longer to go away. Mild exercise might speed up the process. Personally, i would just wait it out. ...Read more

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I have had mild numbness in my left cheek on and off for several weeks now. Have also had tension headaches?

I have had mild numbness in my left cheek on and off for several weeks now. Have also had tension headaches?

Concern: When patients discuss numbness in the face, i usually want to see that patient asap. It could be an infected upper tooth, tmj/tmd, some neurological source or some other cause. Need a good history and exam. Don't hesitate since it had been several weks now. ...Read more

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