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I Have Numbness On My Nose And Lips What Could It Be
For going on 2 days now, I have had a strange sensation/numbness on the left side of my face by mainly lower lip & nose. What could be the cause?
Trigeminal nerve: You have a problem with the 5th cranial nerve, which is called the trigeminal nerve. You're describing symptoms consistent with that -the middle branch of it in fact. You should call your doctor today and try to be seen. If you develop any rash in that area, you need to go to the ER now and ask for an Infectious Diseases doctor (someone who would know about shingles). Lyme or other causes possible ...Read more
Facial nerve: compression, inflammation, or damage. Numbness only on one side of the nose and upper lip would result when only the buccal branch of the facial nerve is involved. Sleeping or performing activities with the head in an abnormal position can generate pressure and inflammation on the nerve. Other potential causes include Bell's palsy, shingles, stroke, and multiple sclerosis (MS). ...Read more
Recently, I experienced numbness in upper lip to the nose.....as well as pain in the bridge of my nose...should I be concerned?
Nonspecific: That symptom would be normal if you had someone trauma to the bridge of your nose, but isn't really specific for any other diagnosis. If you're worried, see your primary care provider for a lore complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Numbness and tingling in upper right lip on and off since yesterday morning, lower nose also now becoming numb, what is the cause?
Very likely: These are extremely common in the early phases of recovery but I would discuss with your physician to exclude the possibility of nerve injury. ...Read more
Experiencing right side upper lip numbness somewhat into nose, also ear ringing. Wondering if this is tooth related or something else?
This is a bit strange but when I go out in cold weather my upper lip will go numb and purple. I also get numbness in the area between my nose and upper lip. What causes this?
Cold: Common normal reaction. Blood vessels contract (contrict) to preserve head=color change. ...Read more
Numbness and tingly feeling in left side of face nose lips and eye also have rash hives all over body.?
Left eye pain with movement, problems with hot and cold, migraines, upper lip and nose numbness, left sided face numbness? What causes this?
I have damaged (contusion)my infraorbital nerve just under my eye. I have numbness in nose tip, lip & teeth how long to heal?
Hard to say...: Really depends on the extent of the damage. You really should be examined by a physician (ENT) o determine the proper course of treatment. Failure to do so can result in your symptoms being permanent. Make the call. There are medications that can be prescribed to promote nerve healing. ...Read more
Following an orbital fracture, I had numbness. It is better but when I press on the side of the nose, I feel tight above my lip. Should I worry?
Numbness-right-forehead, lip, arm. Difficulty walking, fatigue. All start mid day n get better with sleep. Right nose blocked, rt ear ringing twice for 1sec?
Need more info: Do you have seasonal allergies? Any particular season your symptoms get worse? Is it a daily symptoms? Do you have migraine? Do you have history of recurrent sinusitis or ear infection? Are you over weight? Do you have sleep apnea, DM or neuropathy? Based on your answer you may need evaluation for seasonal allergies or migraine HA or sleep apnea or other conditions. See a DOC for complete physical ...Read more
Can preganacy cause numbness in arm and side face also around lips and nose? Had MRI mra CT EEG all normal. Ob and neuro send me to eachother. Worried
Being Pregnant: I would say that yes, this is normal. There is a lot more blood flowing in your arteries and heart and pregnancy is tough on the body. I remember my wife had several occasional odd symptoms like this. If both the neurologist and the OB have found nothing bad in their evaluations of you then breathe, relax and worry a bit less if you can. ...Read more
Is it normal to get the feelings of a panick attack after they have happend etc numbness of lips and head?
Panic attacks: Often cause rapid breathing which changes the acid balance in your blood which causes nerves to act up - numbness, etc. However, panic attacks are not normal and you should see a mental health professional to help you conquer these. ...Read more
Nose & mouth numb:
Numbness and tingling in the nose and mouth are likely from something interfering with the nerve the provides sensation to the area. This can be from infection, swelling or irritation of the nerve. The nerve may be pinched or compressed by swelling in the adjacent area.
Please see you primary provider or ear nose and throat (otolaryngology) specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
I have neck pain. Numbness in teeth and nose. Lump feeling in throatt. Sharp pains in head And band like feeling across wrists. What could cause this?
Unusual symptoms: Unusual set of symptoms. See your MD for evaluation. ...Read more
Symptoms are numbness around the nose and mouth and chest pains. Found that it could be linked to depression and paresthesia. Thoughts?
I got a face injury, 3 days ago where my friend elbowed me in the face and I feel numbness in my nostril, face, lip and top teeth will I heal?
Facial Injury: A blow to the face just below the eye causes some damage to the infraorbital nerve, which gives sensation to the upper lip, upper teeth, face, and nostril on the injured side. The crush injury rarely causes permanent numbness, and recovery of function is the rule, although it takes time. In the meantime, be careful with hot liquids and foods on that side. ...Read more
I recently got a face injury, where my friend accidentally elbowed me in the face and I feel numbness in my nostril, face, lip and top teeth should I?
See your dentist: I would see your dentist and your physician to make sure all is well. They may find problems they can treat. ...Read more
Sharp pain in head neck pain like a tension headache sometimes earache and a numbness up from my nose to the top of my forhead. Any idea? I
Tension Type: The headaches are usually bilateral and diffuse and often have tenderness in the cervical muscles and other muscles pain as well as the pericranial muscles. The management of episodic and chronic TTH consists of psychological support, physical therapy and pharmacotherapies. Hope it helps ...Read more
NUMBNESS LEFT LIP & ANT LIKE SENSATION from LEFT EYE TO CHEEK & TIGHTNESS BACK OF HEAD. SAME LEFT SIDE of my body what does that means?
MD/ER: Numbness of face and body should be assessed NOW. Call MD or go to ER. ...Read more
2days head cold move between stuffy nose or plug ears & equilibrium off occas. Today getting numbness diff areas on arms/hands & R shoulder. Worry?
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
Need evaluation: You should see a doctor or go to the er if the symptoms are severe or associated with headache, change in vision, loss of sensation or weakness in other parts of the body. Sensation from the face is transmitted through branches of the trigeminal nerve, the fifth cranial nerve. Possible causes include metabolic like low calcium (typically causes numbness around the mouth), brain tumor and stroke. ...Read more
I'm recently getting over a bad cold, which of course I blew my nose a lot. Lastnight, randomly ; the right side of my top lip and nose r numb?????
Sore nose and skin: I would suspect that it is raw and irritated, thus the skin sensation is abnormal and feels numb. If you are otherwise doing well, recovering from the cold, I would suggest waiting a few more days. If after 5-7 days the condition persists, then see a doctor. ...Read more
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