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Numb Lips And Face
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My wife has swelling on the right side of her face in the cheek area and lip, no numbness or tingling .?
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 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?
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