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Received bite to neck, had severe pain, then numbness to rt ear, 1/3rd face + neck.I can feel sharp. I think auricular nerve damage, is this permanent?

Received bite to neck, had severe pain, then numbness to rt ear, 1/3rd face + neck.I can feel sharp. I think auricular nerve damage, is this permanent?

Get examined: The question is what type of bite and whether there is infection. It's best to see an infectious disease specialist to be certain appropriate testing is performed and proper treatment rendered. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


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I've been feeling tingling off & on, both sides of my face near sideburns & ears. No numbness or anything. I do have anxiety. But I'm on pills.

I've been feeling tingling off & on, both sides of my face near sideburns & ears. No numbness or anything. I do have anxiety.  But I'm on pills.

Could be anxiety: Episodes of anxiety can cause hyperventilation, which can produce tingling sensations. So can a variety of medication side effects. Talk with your doctor or pharmacist about your meds and whether these sensations could be due to your medicaition. If so, you could try a different drug, with fewer side effects. But talk with your doctor if these sensations continue. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have been having some ear pains then a sudden numbness of the left side of face and left arm?

I have been having some ear pains then a sudden numbness of the left side of face and left arm?

ER: dangerous symtoms which require STAT ER/CT scan evaluation. This is probably an inner ear issue; however, with left sided facial and arm numbness: get check-ASAP! ...Read more

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Following ear infection a month ago my son has numbness to side of face. Had mastoidectomy 14 years ago.?

Following ear infection a month ago my son has numbness to side of face. Had mastoidectomy 14 years ago.?

See a doctor: Have your son see a doctor for a good evaluation as this can be caused by many things. Also, patients tend to have various interpretations of the word numbness. Your doctor will be able to help distinguish this. ...Read more

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I have been having a numbness on the R side of my face with a headache & throbbing...and the skin and right ear get very hot to the touch. ?

I have been having a numbness on the R side of my face with a headache & throbbing...and the skin and right ear get very hot to the touch. ?

Complicated migraine: this is most likely a complicated migraine based on throbbing pain and skin sensitivity vs less likely brain lesion affecting the cranial nerve 5 or autonomic trigeminal cephalgia. you need to see a neurologist for this issue and get MRI brain to rule out demyelinating or space occupying lesions, but again highest suspicion is for migraine ...Read more

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I am having pain in my right lower jaw extending into the side of my face and ear. Also have some numbness of the face across my eyes into my cheeks. ?

I am having pain in my right lower jaw extending into the side of my face and ear. Also have some numbness of the face across my eyes into my cheeks. ?

BE EVALUATED NOW: If new onset the worst case scenario would be stroke. Do not delay. There may be other causes but stroke is devastating and cannot be ruled out unless you are evaluated. ...Read more

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Neck tightness dizzyness all time numbness in face and neck blocked nose and ears what could it be?

Neck tightness dizzyness all time numbness in face and neck blocked nose and ears what could it be?

Chronic neck tightne: Chronic muscle tightness in neck can cause altered inal motion and affect the nerves and ganglions in parts of the nervouus system that can cause some of your symptoms. Try a manipulative. Medicine specialist, a do. Massage might help too. Also posture, stress can affect the neck. ...Read more