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Cheek Numbness Causes
Experiencing sporadic pain & constant numbness on the left side of my face. Started in my temple and eye and has spread to my left cheek, jaw & tongue?
More exams needed: Neuralgia is a condition that the nerve fibers are inflamed or infected with a viral condition that can cause numbness in your face. By your description it is the trigeminal nerve affected, that enervates that area of your face. I suggest you see a neurologyst for further testing and proper diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I awoke with numbness in my left cheek had a slight twitch in my chin for a few days. Can a pinched nerve in neck and between shoulder blades cause it?
Cheek numbness: Its is possible but since we have no information about you, not even your age let alone any medical history, no relevant response can be offered. If symptom persists, please see your doctor. ...Read more
What mght i have? Lft ear fullness, lft slight cheek numbness, upper left side headache. Intermittent over last 6 months. Possible causes?
Numbness in left side of the head and cheek, left two fingers and left leg feel "cold". Can fluid behind the ear drum cause these symptoms?
Left side of cheek has a numb feeling that comes and goes. Started happening after a lot of stress/anxiety. What could cause this?
Most anything: This type of question is too complicated to answer in this type of forum. There could be any combination of causes depending on age, medications taken, allergies, physical ailments, etc. Please get yourself to a dentist or physician to have them try to solve this puzzle for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a filling fixed yesterday morning. No pain when shot to numb area was done. Now cheek swollen and bruised slightly. What could the cause be?
Poss.infection/bleed: There may have been slow bleeding or infection in the cheek. Go back to dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
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