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What can cause tingling / numbness in left cheek and lips?

What can cause tingling / numbness in left cheek and lips?

Comments: The anatomy involves trigeminal nerve, but the cause may be complex. There is a sensory trigeminal neuropathy which could do this, but one might consider problems in jaw or mouth as a provocateur. Some intracranial situations should be excluded via MRI. A neurologist or a dentist could be a starting point. ...Read more

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What causes sensation of numbness/tingling cheeks, lips, often side of neck as if, but not, hyperventilating & always accompanied by slight air-hunger?

What causes sensation of numbness/tingling cheeks, lips, often side of neck as if, but not, hyperventilating & always accompanied by slight air-hunger?

Nerve issue: If the tingling is within the distribution of a cutaneous nerve then it's possible that that nerve is being pinched somewhere. The tingling of hyperventilation is due to changes in calcium in your blood so if the symptom is similar to hyperventilation then calcium levels should be checked. I don't know why the sensation of air hunger is associated with these symptoms in your case. ...Read more

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Migraine with tingling numbness in lips and left cheek. Not dangerous?

Migraine with tingling numbness in lips and left cheek. Not dangerous?

May be....: If it is migraine than it may be okay.......But you need to see headache specialist for diagnosis. You may need MRI to r/o other conditions. ...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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Had midface lift, my lip and cheek droop slightly, smile is weak on the right side, I have numbness in the lip. Can emg ncs test the nerves accurately?

Had midface lift, my lip and cheek droop slightly, smile is weak on the right side, I have numbness in the lip. Can emg ncs test the nerves accurately?

Yes, but do this: Emg can assess both facial and trigeminal nerve function, but these kinds of tests often require a degree of expertise to obtain reliable outcomes. Might seek out a doctor who is associated with a university medical school setting, or contact the american association of electrodiagnostic medicine for recommendations. ...Read more

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Cheek swelling and cheek and lip numbness after a root canal. Had one done yesterday, it was infected at the time. Half of my bottom lip is still numb?

Cheek swelling and cheek and lip numbness after a root canal. Had one done yesterday, it was infected at the time. Half of my bottom lip is still numb?

Post-op: You had an infection and micro-surgery. Some swelling is to be anticipated. Numbness may be due to the swelling or the injection. Give it 48 hours from the time of treatment. Apply cold compresses 1st day, warm compresses 2nd day. Take all prescribed meds exactly as directed. If problem does not begin to resolve by the 48 hour mark, call your Dentist. ...Read more

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