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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)

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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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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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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