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Can an partially impacted wisdom tooth cause face numbness?

Can an partially impacted wisdom tooth cause face numbness?

Not usually: I have seen infected wisdom teeth rarely cause numbless, mostly of the lower lip. This is rare however. See your doc or an oral surgeon to assess facial numbness. ...Read more

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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What causes one side face numbness?

What causes one side face numbness?

Numbness: There are 23 conditions associated with drooping of one side of face, numbness or tingling and swelling. http://symptomchecker.webmd.com/multiple-symptoms?symptoms=drooping-of-one-side-of-face%7cnumbness-or-tingling%7cswelling&symptomids=299%7c164%7c5&locations=5%7c5%7c5. ...Read more

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What condition could lead to right side of face numbness?

What condition could lead to right side of face numbness?

Nerve injury: Anything that might injure one of the small facial nerves. Infection bacterial and viral as well as and type of injury. ...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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Why does my face look swollen in the morning with face numbness? (goes away after 5 - 10 minutes)

Why does my face look swollen in the morning with face numbness? (goes away after 5 - 10 minutes)

Sleeping: If you sleep on one side, fluid will collect in the lower half of your face, especially if your head is a little lower than your feet. Numbness is part of this. There are some other possibilities, but if it goes away after getting up, it's probably nothing. ...Read more

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Can sinus cause left sided face numbness, tingling and tickling?

Can sinus cause left sided face numbness, tingling and tickling?

Face: It would be very rare that sinus problems could cause face numbness/tingling. In rare cases, an organism that invades the sinus wall could do this. Recommend neuro evalution. ...Read more

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I am experiencing partial facial numbness and drooling following a root canal?

I am experiencing partial facial numbness and drooling following a root canal?

From anesthsia?: If you are having these symptoms immediately after the procedure, they are probably due to the anesthetic used for the procedure. Depending on what local anesthetic was used, these symptoms may last from 2-8 hours. If this is occuring days after the procedure, you should return to your dentist to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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What to do about droopy eyelid and face numbness?

What to do about droopy eyelid and face numbness?

Get exam ASAP: This needs a neurological evaluation promptly. This is probably best accomplished through an hospital ER, unfortunately, or through a referral from a primary care doctor who can talk to a neurologist directly. The eyelid is controlled by cranial nerves 3 and 7 (as in Bell's Palsy), and sensation by cranial nerve 5. This will probably take neuro-imaging to figure out (CT, MRI). ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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