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Dr. Alexandra Jaquery
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Experiencing sporadic pain & constant numbness on the left side of my face. Started in my temple and eye and has spread to my left cheek, jaw & tongue?

Experiencing sporadic pain & constant numbness on the left side of my face. Started in my temple and eye and has spread to my left cheek, jaw & tongue?

More exams needed: Neuralgia is a condition that the nerve fibers are inflamed or infected with a viral condition that can cause numbness in your face. By your description it is the trigeminal nerve affected, that enervates that area of your face. I suggest you see a neurologyst for further testing and proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
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I'm HIV pos my chin n right side of my face feels numb lil needles poking me should I b worried does it relate to hiv?

I'm HIV pos my chin n right side of my face feels numb lil needles poking me should I b worried does it relate to hiv?

See your ID doc: It could be several things. It could be an early or mild form of nerve irritation called trigeminal neuralgia. It is also possible that it is early herpes before an outbreak (or shingles..Aka old chicken pox coming back). This all depends on your cd4 and %. You should let your infectious disease physician know about this. ...Read more

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Dr. James Kufdakis
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I get sudden blurred and tunnel vision. Funny taste in my mouth. My right hand and right side of my face feel numb. What is this?

I get sudden blurred and tunnel vision. Funny taste in my mouth.  My right hand and right side of my face feel numb. What is this?

Migraine equivalent: It sounds like you are having a migraine equivalent. However, if you have high blood pressure or other risk factors, TIA vs cva are certainly considerations. I recommend you see your doc about these symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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My right side of my head and face feels numb should i be concerned no pain it just feels like its asleep?

My right side of my head and face feels numb should i be concerned no pain it just feels like its asleep?

Numb head: Since you didn't share anything about yourself including your age let alone your medical history, I would advise you speak to your parents or your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. David Satloff
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The right side of my face feels like it is numb. It does not look any different than it usually does and my eyesight is normal. What could this be?

The right side of my face feels like it is numb. It does not look any different than  it usually does and my eyesight is normal. What could this be?

Interesting query: Get this checked by either a neurologist or a dentist....could be involvement of your cranial nerves, like CN 5 which has sensory to facial muscles. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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PleaseThe right side of my face feels so itchy, to the point where it feels numb. there are times where I think I'm smiling,but my face looks serious,

PleaseThe right side of my face feels so itchy, to the point where it feels numb. there are times where I think I'm smiling,but my face looks serious,

See a doctor: you could be having a problem with some of the branches of the facial nerve, it could end with the involvement of the whole nerve, the itching could be related to that or you might have a virus attacking your nerve. either way your symptoms are concerning, and you should see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Ham
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Should i be concerned? Been having strange feeling of numbness on the right side of my face. Feels like no circulation or pressure around my eye.

Should i be concerned? Been having strange feeling of numbness on the right side of my face. Feels like no circulation or pressure around my eye.

Depends: Depends on age and other associated symptoms. May be related to a viral syndrome, shingles, benign or malignant tumor(most likely not though), temporal arteritis, migraine variant, trauma, etc. Need full evaluation by physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Pollard
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Since i'm having tingling / lil bit of numbness to the right side of my face, i can still feel if i pinch my face. What doctor should I see for numb.

Since i'm having tingling / lil bit of numbness to the right side of my face, i can still feel if i pinch my face. What doctor should I see for numb.

ENT or Neuro: This could be impingement on the trigeminal or facial nerve on the right side of your face. Two people who could answer this would be an ENT md or a neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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