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I statreted taking Armour Thyroid and after few days I started getting numb in my face , lips and arm.. I quit taking it and i'm still having this problem .. Also i've noticed whatever I eat my heart starts pounding and racing . I'm very sick anyways with

I statreted taking Armour Thyroid and after few days I started getting numb in my face , lips and arm.. I quit taking it and i'm still having this problem .. Also i've noticed whatever I eat my heart starts pounding and racing . I'm very sick anyways with

Thyroid issues: Sounds like your doctor diagnosed a thyroid problem, but you are not taking your medicine. Your symptoms may be caused by abnormal thyroid function, but could be due to a myriad of alternative problems.. You need to see your doctor and agree on a common pathway to provide treatment, and work closely together in a cooperative fashion. ...Read more

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Why does my face go numb and my lips feel like they are drawing up?

Why does my face go numb and my lips feel like they are drawing up?

Unsure: Hard to be sure. Hyperventilating can cause those symptoms. If the feeling is on both sides of the face, and waxes & wanes, then it is unlikely to be an evil neurological disease. ...Read more

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The last few mornings been waking up with my face feeling numb and my lips. Lips feel like I have two fat lips. What could cause that?

The last few mornings been waking up with my face feeling numb and my lips. Lips feel like I have two fat lips. What could cause that?

Sounds: Sounds like a hypersensitivity or "allergic reaction" although it would be better to be evaluated in person. Have you started using new bed linens, dental products or laundry detergent? This could be the cause. Sometimes medication may cause you to wake up with swollen lips. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What causes numbness and pins and needles in the face and lips?

What causes numbness and pins and needles in the face and lips?

Hyperventilation: Breathing too much over a period of time can do this. Sometimes this is subtle. Try this test: breath as fast and deeply as you can for a full two minutes. If this reproduces your symptoms we are on to something. ...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 wife has swelling on the right side of her face in the cheek area and lip, no numbness or tingling .?

My wife has swelling on the right side of her face in the cheek area and lip, no numbness or tingling .?

3 causes likely: Dental abscess, inflammation of parotid gland (mumps) & sinusitis can cause these symptoms without numbness but usually pain is present. Hives and swollen glands also cause this. If swelling lasts more than a day or two, your wife will need an examination. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing numbness in my face, when this happens, my husband says while I am taking my upper lip does not move. Normal?

I have been experiencing numbness in my face, when this happens, my husband says while I am taking my upper lip does not move. Normal?

See physician: The nerves that supply sensation are different than the nerves that supply motor function in this region. See your physician or neurologist. An MRI may be in order depending on the complete history and physical exam. ...Read more

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I have numbness on my left side to my face and lips. I feel faint each time. I have no pain, just feeling faint and panicked. What could be wrong?

I have numbness on my left side to my face and lips. I feel faint each time. I have no pain, just feeling faint and panicked. What could be wrong?

Many: Low calcium levels, migraine, tia, anxienty, etc. A ct scan of your head, MRI f your head with contrast may be halpful. Full set of lab and maybe an eeg study also may be helpful. ...Read more

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What would cause sudden numbness in my face , lips and right arm ? And still am having it and it's been more than a week

What would cause sudden numbness in my face , lips and right arm ? And  still am having it and it's been more than a week

Not so sudden: If it is one event, then it's not so sudden but now subacute. Or if you are talking about recurrent episodes over several days, then most likely transient cerebral ischemic attacks may be occurring or perhaps sensory seizures. If those symptoms are constant, even if intensity is variable, then a small stroke is likely. This needs neurologic attention soon--like today! ...Read more