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Dr. Chirag Patel
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Numbness top left side of head low grade?

Numbness top left side of head  low grade?

Many reasons: There are many reasons including medications, drugs, vitamin deficiency, electrolyte imbalance, anxiety, trauma, transient ischemic attack (TIA), stroke, etc. See your physician for a full evaluation and physical examination. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm ...Read more

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Dr. Vikram Patel
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness (Definition)

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


Dr. Lali Sekhon
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Need doctor's help! will numbness to left side of head be a stroke?

Need doctor's help! will numbness to left side of head be a stroke?

Could be: Facial numbness of acute onset needs assessment. If it is the back of the head it can be from the neck. Talk to your gp but you probably need an mr. Sudden onset of numbness in half the face and body mandates an er visit. ...Read more

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Dr. Vikram Patel
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Dr. Nadine Yamusah
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My mother whom is a known case of cardiovascular x syndrome with previous attack of TIA presented now with numbness at her left side of head.

My mother whom is a known case of cardiovascular x syndrome with previous attack of TIA presented now with numbness at her left side of head.

If it just occurred: and she is having slurred speach, numbness around her mouth, I suggest going to the emergency room now or call an ambulance ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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Ct scan of the brain is normal. Numbness left cheek, left side of head, left arm and leg feel numb sometimes. Sensitivity to sound, too loud... ?

Ct scan of the brain is normal. Numbness left cheek, left side of head, left arm and leg feel numb sometimes. Sensitivity to sound, too loud... ?

Numbness: I'm sorry that you are having all of these symptoms. You obviously have been to see someone in order to get a CT scan. Do you have a headache as well. You have some sensitivity to sound, we can't see the rest of your symptoms. If you haven't yet you need to see a neurologist, you probably need an MRI and an MRA or angiogram. You need someone to guide the ship of diagnosis to find out! ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Sometimes numbness in the back left side of head near the ear, when lying down?

Sometimes numbness in the back left side of head near the ear, when lying down?

?nerve compression: Clearly, your description suggests for whatever reason, compression of greater occipital nerve. Could be due to cervical arthritis, posture, and even an early sign of neuropathy. But is there history of head or neck trauma which may have predated this? Might see your doctor and get this evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Feeling for a month a strange numbness on left side face and head only. No pain. My left eye is also dry. What could it be?

Feeling for a month a strange numbness on left side face and head only. No pain. My left eye is also dry. What could it be?

Panic attack: if a person is anxious might hyperventilate and that will cause numbness in different part of the body including the face.my advise go and see a doctor for proper examination ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dear doctor i am suffering from neck pain and numbness in my back side of the head. and some times i feel rotate the numbness in left side of the head

Dear doctor i am suffering from neck pain and numbness in my back side of the head. and some times i feel rotate the numbness in left side of the head

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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Dr. John Van der Werff
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I have frequent numbness in left side tongue, jaw, head, neck and arm, for about a week now. Pain in left eye, head and neck.Slight pain in left chest?

I have frequent numbness in left side tongue, jaw, head, neck and arm, for about a week now. Pain in left eye, head and neck.Slight pain in left chest?

See physician: There may be a tumor or a heart condition that needs immediate attention... See a physician asap to get an evaluation to rule out a serious condition and get appropriate treatment.. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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