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Facial Numbness And Twitch Above Lip
What does it mean when my head (scalp) twitches on left side and my face is numb but nothing else?
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
My right eye has been twitching continuously for the past four months, I also have a slight facial numbness on the right side of my face.
See Neurologist: Twitching of an eyelid is not rare and results from spontaneous firing off of a twig (branch) of the facial nerve (viith cranial nerve). However, numbness of the face, if it is truly present, is the result of lack of innervation of the trigeminal nerve (vth cranial nerve). Inasmuch as these nerves arise from the brain, I would consult a neurologist for an appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more
I have had facial numbness for 4 weeks. Lips and chin. I doe have anxiety and been on benzodiazepine therapy for 6 yrs. With no relief. I?
Rule out fosmn: Facial onset sensorimotor neuronopathy (fosmn) is a recently described neurological syndrome characterized by slow onset of facial sensory abnormalities and subsequent development of motor deficits facial onset sensorimotor neuronopathy (fosmn) is a recently described neurological syndrome characterized by slow onset of facial sensory abnormalities and subsequent development of motor deficits. ...Read more
Possible: Dry mouth in ms is usually related to medications such as anticholinergics for example. Ditropan (oxybutynin) taken for bladder management or other medications such as amitryptyline are examples of medications often prescribed in ms which can have this effect. Proper hydration, lozenges and chewing gum may help moderate this medication side effect. Speak to your md, also other causes. ...Read more
Analysis: The dry mouth is NOT due to MS, but rather would be secondary to medication or even a co-morbidity such as Sjogren's. Facial numbness maybe due to MS, but also could be secondary to dental or jaw issues, and perhaps a dentist is of value. Talk to your neurologist about current meds to manage MS, a family conference may help. ...Read more
Could my left sided neck pain be causing stabbing head pain and facial numbness? And left arm pain
Last week: shooting pain in temple & back of head vein pops out for one pulse eye pain head hot can't concentrate jaw and face pain facial numbness?
Need more history: Are all of these symptoms on one side of your head? Did they all start last week? Feel free to schedule a virtual consult with me. ...Read more
New around mouth and nose goes numbish. Have had MRI mrv CT EEG bloodwork all normal lately for other facial numbness. Migriane, TMJ pregnancyanxiety?
Neurologist: Should see a neurologist. The numbness is a concern and may not even be tmj, but other underlying source of symptoms. ...Read more
Heart fine but have pain in neck, upper back and chest, facial numbness and tingling in hands and feet, clicking sound when I turn my head. 1year now?
Nondiagnostic: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic and possibly unexplainable by a single disorder. More information is needed. Contact your Physician who will take a thorough history and perform a complete physical examination in order to make a diagnosis. Appropriate tests and probably xrays will be ordered. ...Read more
28 years old male: face numbness, all over body twitching, neck pain, rarely speech problem, headache all over sometimes?
See MD: Unusual symptoms. See MD or ER today for evaluation. ...Read more
I have numbness in left arm and leg, persistent headache for 2 months, and today an episode of dropping lip and face numbness. All tests normal?
I have twitching in my left eye/lip for 3 weeks. I feel a slight numbness the left side of face and my smile is weak on the left side. What is this?
Lower left lip twitching for weeks. Numbness in the face mainly around my outer left eye. After hours of twitching my face actually hurts. What is this?!
SeveralPossibilities: Most cases of a twitching lip may be due to stress, fatigue, emotion, excessive caffeine intake or some deficiency in the diet such as potassium. Lip twitching in most cases is self-limiting, disappearing in minutes or maybe in a few days without any residual problems. Persistent twitching, especially if associated with other symptoms, should be investigated. See http://bit. Ly/1TPjy6c ...Read more
After 2 episodes of intense facial pain I've been told it could be trigeminal neuralgia but now I'm also experiencing upper lip numbness & twitching.
Contact Neurologist: It could be connected and a neurologist is needed to help diagnose and formulate a treatment plan. ...Read more
Left eye pain with movement, problems with hot and cold, migraines, upper lip and nose numbness, left sided face numbness? What causes this?
Need exam: There are many reasons for such a condition, and cannot be answered correctly unless a doctor reviews your medical history, see what area is numb, how much swelling you have, where the swelling seems to originate, etc. X-ray may be necessary to better diagnose. As a dentist, I see often that an infected tooth caused much swelling and abnormal nerve response. See a dentist/doctor today! ...Read more
MS vs bells palsy vs: Your female and age if varies in place and time could be multiple sclerosis, if on one side of face, maybe bells palsy, could be allergic reaction to something, or neck cervical disc injury, if chest pain associated could be heart disease [but your age unlikely unlessn on birth control which increases risks of blood clots] ...Read more
Cab anxiety make you feel spacey lightheaded and numbness in face head vision seems weird I'm panicky I've had lots of test go dr a lot?
A mental health: Can diagnose the type of anxiety you are dealing with. He/she can also teach you some strategies to manage it w, ell, e.g., self-hypnosis, meditation, biofeedback etc. A self help book you and add in addition is the relaxation response by cardiologist herbert benson. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Testosterone in jettison 10 days ago very bad dizzyes head ACE numbness in face doc says not the meds but it's the only thing that's changed help plex?
Common cold: You are probably suffering from a cold. I agree with your doctor. It does not seem this is related to the testosterone. Drink plenty of fluids and take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin for the aches. This should improve in a few days. Do not drive if you are dizzy at all. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
What to do if I have numbness in face after hitting head hard off of sloped ceiling. Possible head injury?
I had crown lenghening and have numbness in face and mouth since over 2 years. I saw different docs. Not much help yet. Should I see a neurologist?
Not sure: It could be allergies that mediate a sinus congestion, and over night, your sinuses are getting clogged and congested, causing early morning pains and numbness. An antihistamine/allergy medication or inhaled corticosteroid nasal spray may help. This is a guess over the computer, so it's best to see a dr. For an eval, best wishes. ...Read more
There's no sign of a stroke on my MRI of brain why would I have constant numbness in face, head ect? Afor 9 months now?
? nerve palsy: Keep seeking answers, as a normal MRI is very good news and rules out stroke etc., you may have a nerve palsy of some sort, severe sinus infection causing facial parasthesias, lymes disease, variant herpes zoster infection, etc. Hopefully a diagnosis will be forthcoming, so you can start to get better. Best wishes. ...Read more
My TSH was 13.090 yesterday. Endocrinologist can't see me til 21st. Migraines for weeks top of head tingling with numbness in face. What to do?
You'll be fine: Hi. Your hypothyroidism will be OK waiting to get treated until you see the endo. Alternatively, your doc could go ahead and get you started on l-thyroxine (it doesn't require an endocrinologist). Either way, your hypothyroidism is not related to migraines or numbness in face. Good luck! ...Read more
During a neurological exam for facial pain, twitching, numbness etc she noticed my eyebrows & mouth are asymmetric. What does that mean?
Normal: All faces have asymmetry. Likely means nothing. ...Read more