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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?

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 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 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?

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

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What causes deep headache. Also causes cheek and arm numbness to last for at least 5 minutes?

What causes deep headache. Also causes cheek and arm numbness to last for at least 5 minutes?

Sinusitis: Sinusitis on the sphenoid sinuses will cause headache in the center of the head. But is you have numbness in the arm and cheek is a good idea to visit your doctor to rule out any other problems. Hope this helps. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

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What mght i have? Lft ear fullness, lft slight cheek numbness, upper left side headache. Intermittent over last 6 months. Possible causes?

What mght i have?  Lft ear fullness, lft slight cheek numbness, upper left side headache.  Intermittent over last 6 months. Possible causes?

TMJ: It can be from TMJ if you clench or grind your teeth, it can be an ear problem from nasal allergies if your nose is stuffed, it can also be a rare benign ear tumor. All in all you should have it checked. ...Read more

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What would cause a burning tongue and lip and numb cheek?

What would cause a burning tongue and lip and numb cheek?

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 more

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What would cause my bottom eyelid to be numb? I have a little pain when i press on my cheek bone but I have no bruising. Nor have i had an accident?

Prob nothing, but...: One of the symptoms of orbital tumors is numbness of the lower lid. However, chances are, its nothing, but you should definitely get it checked out by an ophthalmologist, just in case... ...Read more

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Does occipital neuralgia cause tingling over one half of scalp and sore spots on scalp? Hurts to move hair. Also tingly numb feeling forehead n cheek

Does occipital neuralgia cause tingling over one half of scalp and sore spots on scalp? Hurts to move hair. Also tingly numb feeling forehead n cheek

Cutaneous allodynia: Cutaneous allodynia is the scalp tenderness and pain with hair movement that can happen when a migraine has gone on for a while until there is "central sensitization." The numbness in forehead and cheek doesn't sound like occipital neuralgia. Hemicrania continua is also a possibility, but less likely. I'm available for consult if you'd like to discuss further. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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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