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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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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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


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Having tingling on left side of face, near cheeks and mild pain in head. Sometimes numbness in left arm. Also having extensive watery eye.

Having tingling on left side of face, near cheeks and mild pain in head. Sometimes numbness in left arm. Also having extensive watery eye.

Mononeuritis multipl: you have inflammation, of multiple nerves going to your face and arms. This can be due to something as simple as a virus, or some other inflammatory process. You need to be seen as soon as possible, so that this can be treated and result before it leads to more serious symptoms such as weakness. ...Read more

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Left side face slight numbness was diagnosed with bellpssy but was not check for stroke she is scared and wants to know what to do?

Left side face slight numbness was diagnosed with bellpssy but was not check for stroke she is scared and wants to know what to do?

Get another opinion: Bell's palsy involves diffuse unilateral facial weakness, and does not present with isolated solitary numbness. If there is concern for stroke risk or another occult neurological disorder, would get second opinion to be safe. ...Read more

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Left side face slight numbness with no movement diagnosed with bellpasy but was not tested for a stroke should I go back and be tested?

Left side face slight numbness with no movement diagnosed with bellpasy but was not tested for a stroke should I go back and be tested?

Yes: Stroked affect the brain and not the facial nerve. But for any nerve issue, it is always best to be evaluated by a board certified neurologist. A simple complete exam is all that is likely needed ...Read more

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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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Left side numb, feelin pressure from left side of head as if fallin-in when sleeping. Slight lightheaded &weak. Norm MRI from event like this 3 yrs ago

Left side numb, feelin pressure from left side of head as if fallin-in when sleeping. Slight lightheaded &weak. Norm MRI from event like this 3 yrs ago

Depends: May be as simple as migraines. But there are major nerves running through your head. These can be affected by conditions such as sjogrens or lupus. Consider a talk with a neurologist. ...Read more

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What would cause facial swelling and numbness on left side of face. My mom is stressed out. This comes and goes wakes up with it at times?

What would cause facial swelling and numbness on left side of face. My mom is stressed out. This comes and goes wakes up with it at times?

Facial Swelling: This can be swelling of the parotid gland, a skin type allergy, a sensitivity from some prior trauma.
The list of skin conditions is huge!
Needs a complete evaluation.
You could try a very low dose of antihistamine to see if that helps. ...Read more

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Have severe pain on left side of head feeling numbness on left side of face. And left arm is painful what could it b?

Have severe pain on left side of head feeling numbness on left side of face. And left arm is painful what could it b?

Pain and numbness: Please go to the urgent care center or ER right now to be evaluated. If necessary, call 911. Severe pain and numbness needs emergent evaluation. ...Read more

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I get numbness on left side of face that lasts a few seconds, then goes away, at least once a day. Permanent numbness on chin +lower lip. Mra, MRI neg?

I get numbness on left side of face that lasts a few seconds, then goes away, at least once a day. Permanent numbness on chin +lower lip. Mra, MRI neg?

Sensory neuropathy: You've had evaluation without a diagnosis. That can be worrisome and frustrating, but some of our most confounding problems are in the category of neuropathies -- nerve dysfunctions, which sometimes have no clear underlying cause. Continue to follow up with your neurologist, as this may evolve to a more identifiable syndrome. ...Read more

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What's numbness of left side of face from?

What's numbness of left side of face from?

Consult PCP or ER: Facial numbness can possibly be a grave symptom of an underlying medical condition. You should consult pcp or oral surgeon or er asap. ...Read more

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Is numbness in left side of face permanent?

Is numbness in left side of face permanent?

Depends: Numbness after an anesthetic injection is temporary while numbness which has been present for about a year may be permanent. Consult a neurologist or orofacial pain dentist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me causes of numbness in the left side of face?

Can you tell me causes of numbness in the left side of face?

Consult PCP or ER: Facial numbness can possibly be a grave symptom of an underlying medical condition. You should consult pcp or oral surgeon or er asap. ...Read more

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Why would someone have constant numbness in some parts of left side of face for 7 months?

Why would someone have constant numbness in some parts of left side of face for 7 months?

Possibly: Possibly bell's palsey, trigeminal neuralgia' stroke, infected sinus, infected teeth, and many other reasons. Ask your
physician for referral to neurologist. ...Read more

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Numbness in left side of face and feels as if it is being pulled down but when I look in mirror it is normal. Why? 30yr/female.

Numbness in left side of face and feels as if it is being pulled down but when I look in mirror it is normal. Why? 30yr/female.

Nerve palsy?: Numbness on one side of the face can be a sign of injury or dysfunction of the fifth cranial nerve. Best to see your doctor (or a neurologist) to get this checked out. Sometimes a sinus infection or dental work can cause this. ...Read more

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Are numbness in left side of face and acute sinuitis related?

Not usually: Sinusitis generally causes pain or pressure in the area corresponding to the sinus that is affected. I there is numbness on the left side of your face, you should see a doctor. If you also have accompanied paralysis of facial muscles, you should see a doctor ASAP to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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Numbness and tingling on left side of face?

Numbness and tingling on left side of face?

Numbness tingling: Impossible to say without more information. However if it has persisted greater than 2 weeks, it should be evaluated. Could be anything from a temporary viral inflammation to ms, to a brain tumor. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause numbness in left side of face feels?

Can anxiety cause numbness in left side of face feels?

Check it out: If it is something that is unusual and/or bothersome to you, get a physical check up. Anxiety manifests itself in different ways for different people... So yes it is possible. In any case look into treatment for anxiety as well. There are a lot of effective therapies out there. Best wishes. ...Read more

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