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Home Remedies For Facial Numbness
Many causes: The face is inervated by the trigeminal nerve. Numbness can be due to problem with this nerve such as injury, infection, multiple sclerosis, tumor or compression of the nerve. The nerve starts at the pons in the brain stem and courses through the skull base to the face. Problems along the nerve can cause numbness. See your dr. And get an exam and possibly an mri. ...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
What causes facial numbness on left side that subsides when lying down this has been happening for a year?
See a neurologist: I don't have an answer for you but this is most definitely not normal. See a neurologist asap. This could be a life threatening problem. ...Read more
I am 24. I have been experiencing facial numbness on the left side. It happens suddenly and lasts for several hours. Should I be concerned?
Facial numbness: Some times people mean facial "weakness" when they say numbness. If you are having weakness with facial drooping that is recurring, you may have a facial nerve pathology. You need to have a temporal bone scan such as an MRI to rule out such pathology. Do you have tingling of face? is there a change in your hearing with those episodes? an ENT or a neurologist would be the best specialty to consult. ...Read more