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Pain, numbness in face, Neurologist says after tests, cause is stress. He referred me to ENT, he says I have Trigeminal neuralgia. Who do i believe?

Pain, numbness in face, Neurologist says after tests, cause is stress. He referred me to ENT, he says I have Trigeminal neuralgia.  Who do i believe?

See Orofacial Pain: practitioner for a second opinion. They are the experts in facial pain and numbness. In many cases, seeking a second opinion is not only warranted, but necessary. Unless your disease is life threatening and requires emergency care, it is never a bad idea to seek a second opinion. Getting a second opinion helps you feel more confident about your diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Facial Numbness (Definition)

Facial numbness is a clinical finding in which a person's skin of his face has diminished ...Read more


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I have jaw pain and numbness in the face. I heard these are nerve related. What is the cure?

I have jaw pain and numbness in the face. I heard these are nerve related. What is the cure?

Depends. : Depends upon the cause. Trigeminal nerve problems are very different from ms, for example. Might want to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes hand pain, numbness in legs, face, arms and headache?

What causes hand pain, numbness in legs, face, arms and headache?

Many symptoms: There are many possible causes of these symptoms. Any one of these has a few causes. Considering the pain and numbness is in multiple places, a problem with the nervous system or the joints could be a factor. The diagnosis depends on any other symptoms you have, what your physical exam looks like, and test results. A diagnosis that unifies all your symptoms may not be easy to make. ...Read more

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The muscle which in right shoulder is tied with some pain, the problem is sometimes the pain comes with numbness in right face so what should I do ?

The muscle which in right shoulder is tied with some pain, the problem is sometimes the pain comes with numbness in right face so what should I do ?

Shoulder Pain: with numbness makes one concerned about a nerve impingement. You need to be evaluated by you physician who will order the appropriate test and referrals . ...Read more

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Right ear outer pain and numbness/tingling spread to face and forehead (4 days), now moving to left ear. Neck and jaw stiffness. (41yr female)?

Right ear outer pain and numbness/tingling spread to face and forehead (4 days), now moving to left ear. Neck and jaw stiffness. (41yr female)?

Hmm: The pattern of your symptoms does not fit anything that is extremely obvious. It might be worth having somebody check it out so that you can get some answers. ...Read more

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How to cure numbness in face?

How to cure numbness in face?

Facial numbness: Important to see a neurologist to determine the cause of the numbness. ...Read more

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My face is numb. what causes facial numbness?

My face is numb. what causes facial numbness?

Nonspecific: Nonspecific symptom. General or partial numbness. Constant or intermittent? See MD for evaluation. ...Read more

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Could my facial numbness be caused by a punch in the face that happened a year ago?

Could my facial numbness be caused by a punch in the face that happened a year ago?

Yes: Depending in where the numbness is, absolutely. The infra orbital nerve controls sensation to the mid face and upper lip. This nerve is frequently injured in certain types of facial fractures. ...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