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Why Does My Face Feel Numb On One Side
Can sinus problems make my face feel numb or tingly even to the point where it's only one side sometimes my tongue too? My BP is116/81
Maybe, but?: Those symptoms are not typical of sinus problems. The numbness and tingling are more of a concern and especially with your tongue involved as well since those structures are not connected. You may want to see an ENT specialist to look into this further and some imaging scans of your head/neck may be needed. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a fear of stroke and when I think I'm going to have one my face goes numb on one side an arm goes weak! How does my body make it seem so real?
Given your past history I would raise the issue of panic attacks.
You are 25...the likelihood of a stroke at your ago is minimal. ...Read more
Sometimes when I yawn or jerk my head down to fast (like dodging something) my throat/neck will go numb on one side for a few seconds. What is this?
Nerve compression: In order to experience transient numbness you must be compressing sensory nerves supplying your neck and throat. If this symptom has been present for some time, or if it persists, you should see a physician to diagnose the source of the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Face seems to get numb/tingly, but I can still feel it when I am nervous/stressed/worried/anxious. Only one side. Should I be worried?
ANXIETY TX: ANXIETY TX: I recommend the Anxiety & Phobia Workbook. This goes over all strategies, diets, supplements and Meds. The two alternative therapies I have had success with are EFT (EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE) and EMDR (EYE MOVEMENT DESENSITIZATION AND REPROCESSING) CO2 INCREASES WHEN ANCIUS AND May cause tingling. ...Read more
What are symptoms of tmj? Does one side of your face feel numb at times? I have been feeling an odd sensation in one side of face lately.
Numbness: There are many symptoms TMJ disorder. There may be pain, clicking or popping noise upon opening, limited opening, etc. However, numbness is not a common symptom. I would talk to your physcian to be tested for a bells palsy or another neurogenic disorder. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have had numbness in my face that switches from one side to another and sometimes my whole face for about 2 months now. I will also get numbness in my left side of head and right. Could this b signs of a stroke or something else? I do have nerve dama
MY ACHING HEAD: ABSOLUTELY. Sinuses are air-filled structures in our heads that warm & filter the air we breathe while decreasing the weight of our skull. When inflamed and filled with mucus, it is like having heavy, water balloons pressing on your face from the inside (ouch). Consider antihistamines (Cetrilizine) and/or decongestants (Pseudoephedrine). If not improving, consult me and we'll figure it out together. ...Read more
Hello doctor, now I am suffering only numbness in my head, and it rotate one side to another side. Pls help?
Are you pulling your: Hair back too tight or using something on your hair or scalp? ...Read more
For four days I've woken up with sharp pain and numbness on the back right side of my head. One day I even had numbness on one of my left fingers?
Is it normal with a migraine on one side of the head causing that side of the body to be weak and numb?
Go to the hospital: Herniated discs in your neck can cause some facial numbness, but so can a stroke or lyme disease, or multiple sclerosis or many other potentially serious conditions. Please see your doctor, or go to the hospital to be fully evaluated, you need to have this evaluated fully! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had major surgery Saturday had front tooth's taking out one side of face is really still numb n can't breath normal on my left side?
Call your surgeon: If you are having problems breathing, this is an emergency. You need immediate medical attention. If your dentist is not available and you do not have an oral surgeon close by, you should go to your local Urgent Care or emergency room for evaluation and treatment.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I drink after tooth extract got the bottom one pulled out I wasn't knocked out during the pulling they just numbed the side of my face?
It is an emergency: Numbness in face, lips and head can occur with the damage or dysfunction of the branches of the cranial nerve supplying the innervation to these regions. Your doctor should identify and treat the underlying cause of your numbness or tingling. Treatment of the underlying condition may reverse the symptoms. ...Read more
Definitions: Polyneuropathy by definition is symmetrical and bilateral. A mononeuropathy affecting a branch of the trigeminal nerve could be causing your facial problem, and advise you seek a dentist to evaluate, and if appropriate, a neurologist to proceed further. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: That could certainly do it - it's called compression neuropathy. Your weight can cause temporary dysfunction in the peripheral sensory nerves on the side on which you are lying. If that's the case, it should resolve within several minutes of moving around. Heavily sedated people (like from alcohol, drugs, or medicines) who don't move in their sleep can have longer lasting symptoms. ...Read more