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What causes facial numbness?

What causes facial numbness?

Nerve dysfunction: Somehow the nerve impulses are affected by inflammation or swelling of chemical effects. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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Facial Numbness (Definition)

Facial numbness is a clinical finding in which a person's skin of his face has diminished ...Read more


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What causes 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

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Possible causes of sudden facial numbness on right side?

Possible causes of sudden facial numbness on right side?

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

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I have facial numbness on the right side for the last 2 weeks.?

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

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I woke up with facial numbness this morning. Is this a sign of a health problem at 78?

I woke up with facial numbness this morning. Is this a sign of a health problem at 78?

Could be: A sudden loss of sensation is not normal. If confined to one side of the face, it could be a sign of a TIA (transient ischemic attack) or a stroke. There are other causes, but this is a symptom that should make you see your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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Droopy lid, sudden facial numbness?

Droopy lid, sudden facial numbness?

Possible emergency: You need to see a doctor as soon as possible to rule out worrisome things such as stroke. ...Read more

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Facial numbness that moves around and pressure?

Facial numbness that moves around and pressure?

See a neurologist: Not sure about this one. Could be a type of migraine. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more