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Why is my face numb?

Why is my face numb?

Numb face: May relate to Trigeminal nerve involvement, such as Neuropathy from excess alcohol, Diabetes, vitamin deficiency, electrolyte imbalance, MS, Trauma, Migraines, Trauma, Shingles, Focal seizures, Hypothyroidism, Psychogenic, or Iatrogenic (unknown causes). ...Read more

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Facial Numbness (Definition)

hypesthesia or diminished sensation over an ...Read more


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Why is face numb and swollen lips?

Why is face numb and swollen lips?

Need exam: There are many reasons for such a condition, and cannot be answered correctly unless a doctor reviews your medical history, see what area is numb, how much swelling you have, where the swelling seems to originate, etc. X-ray may be necessary to better diagnose. As a dentist, i see often that an infected tooth caused much swelling and abnormal nerve response. See a dentist/doctor today! ...Read more

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My face is numb. what causes facial numbness?

My face is numb. what causes facial numbness?

Nonspecific: Nonspecific symptom. General or partial numbness. Constant or intermittent? See MD for evaluation. ...Read more

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Masturbation makes my forehead swell and my face tingly. Is that weird?

Masturbation makes my forehead swell and my face tingly. Is that weird?

Here are some...: What you described might possibly happen although I have never encountered such in my 47-yr training & practice in urology. Nonetheless, I would love to help & here I try. Are these symptoms at masturbation the first time or lifelong? At what phase of masturbation do these occur, beginning, middle, or end or afterward? Have you recently started taking additional drugs? Without these, it is hard to ...Read more

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Why is my face lopsided?

Why is my face lopsided?

Lopsided Face: As this always the case, or have you suddenly developed a "drooping" visage? You may have always had asymmetry, and many people do - including some very famous people, like winston churchill there is a congenital condition known as "hemifacial microsomia, " which is the same thing. On the other hand, if this seemed to have developed obpvernight, you need to deck in with your doctor and i discuss it. ...Read more

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Last night rt side of face went numb. This am my top lip has a burning sensation. Arm is a little tingly. Now my chin tingles and chest is burning.

Last night rt side of face went numb. This am my top lip has a burning sensation. Arm is a little tingly. Now my chin tingles and chest is burning.

Neurologist: Transient neurologic symptoms in various body sites are worrisome and should be evaluated by a neurologist. Demyelinating diseases like multiple sclerosis would be a concern. ...Read more

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Why is my face collapsing on my cheekbones?

Why is my face collapsing on my cheekbones?

Need More History: It may appear to be collapsing due to weight loss or loss of collagen. It can sometimes be seen in excessive tanning, smoking, age, and some illnesses. ...Read more

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My face and neck is getting numb frequently. Any tips?

My face and neck is getting numb frequently. Any tips?

See physician : Facial numbness can be due to many causes, including stoke, tumor, infection and demylinating disease. Intermittent numbness can be a warning sign of an impending stroke so see a physician to be certain you are not missing a preventable problem such as vascular disease such as carotid artery plaque, stenosis, cardiac arrhythmia ...Read more

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Why is my lips swelling up and my eye feels numb?

Why is my lips swelling up and my eye feels numb?

Allergy: This could be related to an allergy. You could try some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if that helps but if it worsens or tongue swelling develops see your doctor. ...Read more

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One side of my face is numb is it because I have neck and shoulder pain?

One side of my face is numb is it because I have neck and shoulder pain?

Go to the hospital: Herniated discs in your neck can cause some facial numbness, but so can a stroke or lyme disease, or multiple sclerosis or many other potentially serious conditions. Please see your doctor, or go to the hospital to be fully evaluated, you need to have this evaluated fully! ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel a numb sensation on left side of face and head with anxiety. I can feel my finger touching face but still feels numb?

Is it normal to feel a numb sensation on left side of face and head with anxiety. I can feel my finger touching face but still feels numb?

Anxiety can: manifest in numbness but it is essential that you see your doc to rule out medical conditions. After that, consider the help of a mental health professional for stress management training. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why is my tooth sore and got one side of my face swolen?

Why is my tooth sore and got one side of my face swolen?

Infection: Swelling from a rotten tooth is caused by an infection. Please make an appointment with a local dentist for treatment. May also be a periodontal problem. ...Read more

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My left side of my face is swollen I am wondering why? My left cheek is swollen so bad it's tight and it's pulling down on my eye a little.

My left side of my face is swollen I am wondering why? My left cheek is swollen so bad it's tight and it's pulling down on my eye a little.

Could be infection: When was your last dental check up? You mak have a tooth that is non-vital and is draining into your cheeck. Please be evaluated immediately by a dentist to determine if one or more of your teeth is the cause. ...Read more

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My face looks like there are red blotches under my skin on my cheeks and chin. at times my face gets really red then it goes away, what is it?

My face looks like there are red blotches under my skin on my cheeks and chin. at times my face gets really red then it goes away, what is it?

Rosacea?: It is difficult to guess without seeing your face but could be rosacea. See your doctor for topical cream that may help. Also try avoiding alcohol which may worsen redness by dilating blood vessels. ...Read more

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When i yawned i had a muscle spasm in my neck then part of my face goes numb and my face feels tight not tingly. This has happened twice. What is it?

When i yawned i had a muscle spasm in my neck then part of my face goes numb and my face feels tight not tingly. This has happened twice. What is it?

Muscle cramps.: It could be muscle cramps. We can get cramps in that area, just as we can in our thighs, calves, shoulders, etc. You can try stretching your neck, jaw and chin muscles when this happens, and it may alleviate the cramping. ...Read more

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My right hand is numb and tingling. Why won't it stop?

My right hand is numb and tingling.  Why won't it stop?

Depends : It really depends on what the specific cause is. I would not hesitate to be seen. Carpal tunnel syndrome is among the more common causes. ...Read more