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Tingling In Left Cheek
I suffer with gad recently i've been experiencing tingling in left cheek and tongue, which comes and goes, + shoulder joint pain. Is this all related?
Yes it may be: Tingling and muscle tension and pain are symptoms of gad. So are irritability, fatigue, restlessness, tremor (shaking), inability to concentrate and focus, insomnia, nausea and vomiting, tachycardia (increased heart rate), sweating and excessive worrying about small and large issues. ...Read more
Neck pain and stiffness. Numbness and tingling on left cheek gone to neuro doc and have neuropathy but also a sinus infection.?
Sinus infection: If the infection has gone on for more than 7-10 days you probably need antibiotics. Also nasal saline spray will help. ...Read more
Comments: The anatomy involves trigeminal nerve, but the cause may be complex. There is a sensory trigeminal neuropathy which could do this, but one might consider problems in jaw or mouth as a provocateur. Some intracranial situations should be excluded via MRI. A neurologist or a dentist could be a starting point. ...Read more
I have a burning sensation in the left side of my head and tingling sensation in left cheek. also had Bell's palsy a couple years ago. Diagnosis?
Shingles?: Keep an eye out for areas of redness and small blisters. If this starts to occur in the areas that you're having those sensations, you may be dealing with shingles. This can be a serious condition if it comes near your eye, so be sure to see your doctor immediately if it starts to happen. Good luck and get better soon! ...Read more
I have tingling on my left cheek bone, my left eye is irritating and I am getting headaches. I do have a 61% level of anxiety. Im so scared. What should I do?
Anxiety: Your description sounds like you have some eye irritation from dry eye causing your headaches and pain. The left cheek tingling is likely a manifestation of your anxiety. I would try artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, see an eye doctor for further treatment. ...Read more
Tingling left cheek, fingers and foot. Normal brain MRI & blood work. History of concussion & whip lash in past year. What should I do next?
Your symptoms: Are too vague and not anatomically connected. Concussion and whiplash have very little if anything to do with your complaints. If otherwise healthy, examine your social, family, work, and financial well being. Correct what needs correcting before seeking a medical diagnosis. ...Read more
I have stabbing pains in my right ear, also tingling and sensitivity in my left cheek below my eye. It's now in my left side & my face looks puffy?
25w pregnant and for the past month Ive had tingling in my left cheek. It comes and goes. No facial weakness. My OB said he’s not worried but I am. ?
Cheek twinge: if your Obgyn is calm, I too would be. in pregnancy it is common to get rashes; swelling of tissues; irritable or hypersensitivities ; mineral imbalances. these may all explain your symptoms. the twitch without any other symptoms should be observed. I would suggest some calcium , magnesium supplements but speak to your dr first. a banana or two may also help ...Read more
I have tingling followed by a burning sensation on my left cheek, which last for a hour. Had it for a week now?
Neuralgia: Tingling and burning symptoms are typically nerve based in nature. This may be an isolated neuralgia that self resolves. If it persists it may be a form of trigeminal (fifth nerve) neuralgia, a pain condition that can be treated with nerve pain medications. A MRI of the brain may be recommended if symptoms are persistent. ...Read more
Neurologist: I would be concerned about a problem in the cerebral cortex in the right side of the brain. A neurologist would be best to evaluate this symptom and order the appropriate tests. ...Read more
Im so scared about these headaches. Im hoping it's just anxiety especially since my left cheek bone is tingling still. But not when i wake up? :(
See your doctor: If you're having headaches and are frightened about them, you need to see your primary care physician for an exam and possible diagnostic tests also. Anxiety, however, can also cause or intensify physical sensations. Your doctor can help you know what's most likely happening with you. ...Read more
I had a tingling/numb sensation on my face left cheek up to the left eye for a week. i also feel it when i open and close my jaw.what could it be?
Evaluation: I would recommend and evaluation by your physician since you have had this for at least 7 days now. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Throbbing nerve above left eye on forehead 2days. Eye area, cheek numb/ tingling. Taking Currently Tegretol for TN?
I have tingling, puffiness and soreness in my right cheek under my eye moving to my left cheek. Also stabbing pains in my right ear.
Viral Syndrome: This sounds like a viral syndrome but this can be associated with preseptal cellulitis ( which is a superficial infection around the eye ) and sinusitis. You should first consult your primary care provider. You might have a secondary bacterial infection that might require antibiotics. ...Read more
Often right eyebrow higher than left, more when stressed, cheek tingling, uneven face expression, MRI CT ok but right impacted wisdom tooth, connected with tense feeling, twitching around right eye?
Tension: Tension and irritability of facial muscles and/or nerves are probably present. Twitching of the eyelid is common. Avoid caffeine and minimize stress. See a neurologist if symptoms persist or worsen. I don't think that an impacted wisdom tooth would be the cause of all these symptoms. ...Read more
My head is tingling all around. First at the left side, top and then back of my head. Is it because of my TMJ?
See your dentist: TMY Dysfunction can cause a variety of symptoms including headaches. Please see you dentist to determine if your specific symptom is TMJ related. ...Read more
I have been experiencing tingling sensations that come and go on the left side of my body. Particularly my left head and face for about four weeks.
Nerve root irritation of the 5th cranial nerve will cause tingling, burning, pain and even numbness of the face . This may be due to infection sometimes viral as occurs in Herpes zoster(Shingles) or the nerve being trapped at its outlet/root
If the whole of your left body is involved then it can not be a single nerve problem. You need to consult a Neurologist as soon as possible to examine you. ...Read more
I have had a tingling sensation on the left side of my head. That travels to my forehead. Have like burningness on my forehead also.
Feel like something moving on top left side of head after laying on couch, standing up from toilet. No pain but odd tingling sensation.
I've had a numbness and tingling on the left side of my face and head and every once in a while i get a cold sensation on the same side ?
Several reasons: Your symptoms suggest possible bells palsy presentations which is temporary to something more ominous like a a small stroke, multiple sclerosis, or a brain mass. You should see your primary care doc right away for the proper evaluation, and if he /she is uncomfortable, they will refer you to a neurologist. ...Read more
I have a strange tingling/burning/numbing sensation on the entire top left half of my head that is really uncomfortable. What could this be?
I have had a weird tingling on the left side of my head, mostly near my temple, for the past few days. It seems to come in spurts. No trauma.
Temple tingling: A few different things come to mind. Sometimes eye fatigue can cause twitching and tingling in the muscles surrounding the eye. Shingles can present with tingling and burning in the few days before a rash comes out. Even with no trauma, superficial nerve compression in the area can give tingling - like sleeping on that side, using a headband or hat. See your doc if no improvement! ...Read more
I have a slight tingling sensation starting from the top of the neck that eventually reaches to the top left side of my head, slight earache as well?
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more