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What Is The Best Treatment For Facial Numbness
I have had facial numbness for 4 weeks. Lips and chin. I doe have anxiety and been on benzodiazepine therapy for 6 yrs. With no relief. I?
Rule out fosmn: Facial onset sensorimotor neuronopathy (fosmn) is a recently described neurological syndrome characterized by slow onset of facial sensory abnormalities and subsequent development of motor deficits facial onset sensorimotor neuronopathy (fosmn) is a recently described neurological syndrome characterized by slow onset of facial sensory abnormalities and subsequent development of motor deficits. ...Read more
Many causes: The face is inervated by the trigeminal nerve. Numbness can be due to problem with this nerve such as injury, infection, multiple sclerosis, tumor or compression of the nerve. The nerve starts at the pons in the brain stem and courses through the skull base to the face. Problems along the nerve can cause numbness. See your dr. And get an exam and possibly an mri. ...Read more
I have had migraine headaches for years. My last 3 headaches have come with facial numbness and dizziness, a new symptom for me. Is this normal or should I be alarmed?
I had a root canal 10 years ago, and just got braces off 2 days ago. I'm due to get a crown but i'm experiencing facial numbness now and sinking tooth?
Dental issue?: I'm not clear on what your are referring to when you say you have a "sinking tooth"? Regardless, these types of situations cannot be diagnosed over the internet. You need to discuss all your symptoms and concerns with a dentist who can properly and accurately answer all your questions. If you are not confident with your own dentist's treatment and advice, get a second opinion before continuing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had 6 months of facial numbness and severe headachs, feels like my left side of my face very heavy along with the left side of my brain, jaw pain. ?
Get it checked out: Get a good neuro exam. Then i suspect you'll be having an MRI study performed to exclude treatable conditions. The trigeminal nerve or one of its branches might be affected on the right side or you might have a white matter demyeling condition of the brain like ms. There are other possibi;ites but less likely in a 37 year old. ...Read more
I am 24. I have been experiencing facial numbness on the left side. It happens suddenly and lasts for several hours. Should I be concerned?
Facial numbness: Some times people mean facial "weakness" when they say numbness. If you are having weakness with facial drooping that is recurring, you may have a facial nerve pathology. You need to have a temporal bone scan such as an MRI to rule out such pathology. Do you have tingling of face? is there a change in your hearing with those episodes? an ENT or a neurologist would be the best specialty to consult. ...Read more
What causes facial numbness on left side that subsides when lying down this has been happening for a year?
See a neurologist: I don't have an answer for you but this is most definitely not normal. See a neurologist asap. This could be a life threatening problem. ...Read more
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