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Experiencing sporadic pain & constant numbness on the left side of my face. Started in my temple and eye and has spread to my left cheek, jaw & tongue?

Experiencing sporadic pain & constant numbness on the left side of my face. Started in my temple and eye and has spread to my left cheek, jaw & tongue?

More exams needed: Neuralgia is a condition that the nerve fibers are inflamed or infected with a viral condition that can cause numbness in your face. By your description it is the trigeminal nerve affected, that enervates that area of your face. I suggest you see a neurologyst for further testing and proper diagnosis. Read more

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Hi I'm really worried at the moment about some headaches along left side of head at same time the left side of my face feels slightly numb. Any ideas?

Hi I'm really worried at the moment about some headaches along left side of head at same time the left side of my face feels slightly numb. Any ideas?

If recurrent, Benign: If this has happened in the past many a times then it is migraine. If it is 1st. Time ever, see a neurologist. Read more

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The left side of my face is getting numb feels like I got a shot of novocaine in my left cheek! I feel sort of disorientated. Don't know! I'm not used to dr. S but im paniced!

The left side of my face is getting numb feels like I got a shot of novocaine in my left cheek! I feel sort of disorientated. Don't know! I'm not used to dr. S but im paniced!

Facial: Facial numbness can be from many causes like bell's palsy, a complicated migraine headache to a stroke. I don't know your age or your medical history. Because you are also experiencing disorientation, I recommend that you be evaluated at the emergency room to determine the cause. I wish you well. Read more

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Why does the left side of my face tend to be more numb than the right side of my face?

Why does the left side of my face tend to be more numb than the right side of my face?

Is this new?: If it is new then I would recommend that you be seen in the emergency room. If it has been there for a while, then I recommend that you see a neurologist to find out why you are having this symptom. Best wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season. Read more

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I am 25, female, the past few days the left side of my face will go numb and tingley for a bit. Why?

I am 25, female, the past few days the left side of my face will go numb and tingley for a bit. Why?

Many possibilities: This could be a problem in the nerves of your skin related to some local skin issue, possibly a dental problem, it could be related to a temporomandibular joint disorder, or this could be related to a more central problem such as trigeminal neuralgia-it doesn't sound typical for this. You should see your doctor and have it evaluated. Read more

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I get a numb sensation on the left side of my face but I still have feeling when I touch it what could this be?

I get a numb sensation on the left side of my face but I still have feeling when I touch it what could this be?

You need to see your: You need to see your doctor right away you could have many possibilities and you need to be evaluated. This is not normal so get going Read more

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Can you tell me why my left side of my face is numb?

See a neurologist: If it is not intermittent and is permanent then it needs further investigation. See a neurologist. Read more

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My left side of my face is tingling and numb. I don't know what's wrong. What should I do?

My left side of my face is tingling and numb. I don't know what's wrong. What should I do?

Maybe rather benign: There is a syndrome termed "sensory trigeminal neuropathy" due to either viral or immune cause, but you might possess an inflammatory lesion within the brainstem, or a skull problem affecting the nerve. Stop worrying, see a neurologist, get an answer, and handle from there. A little knowledge can be very reassuring. Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain on the top left side of my head, numbness in left side of my face, what can it be?

Emergency! Go to ER: Please all 911. Sudden facial numbness might be an evolving stroke. Immediately call 911. Do you have other risk factors besides diabetes for stroke such as elevated bold pressure? This could be an emergency. Seek urgent medical attention. Call family/friends to seek help as well. Read more

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I've had a numbness and tingling on the left side of my face and head and every once in a while I get a cold sensation on the same side?

Several reasons: Your symptoms suggest possible bells palsy presentations which is temporary to something more ominous like a a small stroke, multiple sclerosis, or a brain mass. You should see your primary care doc right away for the proper evaluation, and if he /she is uncomfortable, they will refer you to a neurologist. Read more

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Got a tingle and numbness in the left side of my face and arm?

Got a tingle and numbness in the left side of my face and arm?

TIA?: If these symptoms just happened would seek medical evaluation asap to make sure you are not having a stroke. Read more

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Why is the left side of my face going numb when I chew or speak?

Why is the left side of my face going numb when I chew or speak?

Tough question: Without examining you it is a little difficult to determine the cause of the numbness. Often it is due to either spasms of the jaw muscles or a neurological inflammation. Read more

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I've had a cough for 2 weeks now. It started as a tickle then I was coughing so hard I threw up. I've noticed numbness of the left side of my face.

I've had a cough for 2 weeks now. It started as a tickle then I was coughing so hard I threw up. I've noticed numbness of the left side of my face.

Several possibilites: Without an exam, I can only give general information. Certainly after any lung infection including viruses, inflammation continues for up t a month afterwards.
one sided numbness can be from a nerve irritated (you'd expect also some weakness; with a stroke, doesn't have to be weakness). Electrolyte abnormalities commonly occur with hyperventilation and/or vomiting BUT would be expected both sides Read more

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For the last week I have had numbness/altered sensation in my left arm. In the last 2 days it has travelled to the left side of my face and head.?

For the last week I have had numbness/altered sensation in my left arm. In the last 2 days it has travelled to the left side of my face and head.?

Neurologist: This symptom is consistent with right sided brain cortex disorder and should be evaluated by a neurologist who will order appropriate tests which will include imaging studies. Get a referral to a neurologist or proceed to a hospital emergency room. Read more

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Hello, I am having weird sensation in my left side of my face I feel a little bit dizzy and my face feels as if it is numb and swollen.?

Hello, I am having weird sensation in my left side of my face I feel a little bit dizzy and my face feels as if it is numb and swollen.?

Flu Season: You may want to consider seeing your family physician today. It sounds like you have an ear infection or sinusitis or both. If you have any other symptoms that would make me want you seen more urgently. Read more