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Herbal Treatment For Facial Numbness
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
Define numbness.: If by "numbness" you mean a tingling sensation on your face, yes, an allergic reaction can produce that sensation. If you mean actual numbness -- that you can't feel any sensation when you touch your face -- that's not allergies, and it's probably something significant, so you should see your doctor without delay. ...Read more
No: Nerve supply to the facial muscles are from 7 th cranial nerve , coming from side of the brain stem on either side, and the sensory supply is from 5th cranial nerve called trigeminal nerve which devides into 3 branches called opthalmic, maxillary and mandibular . The cervical roots form peripheral nerves called spinal nerve roots and the disc herniation at c6, c7 won't cause numbness face most times. ...Read more
Really need to see dentist but petrified cause I don't like being numb and afraid they hit a nerve and cause perm facial numbness or worse?
Fear of dentist: It sounds like your fear is getting in the way of needed dental treatment. Investigate working with a dental clinic where you have the option to discuss the procedures you need, before going in for the procedure. Discuss with the dentist the fear you have. Going in for a face-to-face visit(s) may help you start to feel less anxious. Putting off dental care only makes your fear worse. ...Read more
Need more info: How long does it last, where exactly is it, are there other symptoms? Don't have enough info to make assessment. ...Read more
Facial numbness =: hypesthesia or diminished sensation over an area of the face. ...Read more
Get it checked out: Get a good neuro exam. Then i suspect you'll be having an MRI study performed to exclude treatable conditions. The trigeminal nerve or one of its branches might be affected on the right side or you might have a white matter demyeling condition of the brain like ms. There are other possibi;ites but less likely in a 37 year old. ...Read more
When I stand up from a laying position I get facial numbness and tingling for about 3-4 minutes what could be causing this I haven't had any injuries?
Sinusitis? : Nasal obstruction may lead to sinus infection if that happens the symptoms may include those mentioned. ...Read more
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