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Why Does My Face Go Numb
Unsure: Hard to be sure. Hyperventilating can cause those symptoms. If the feeling is on both sides of the face, and waxes & wanes, then it is unlikely to be an evil neurological disease. ...Read more
Depends: If the tingling is temporary, and relieved by positional changes, it could be a neck, jaw, or facial nerve problem. A neurologist or physiatrist can help. If you have had head trauma or take a lot of medications, discuss this with your prescribing doctor. Sleep disorder may be the real concern. ...Read more
Why does the side of my face go numb and tingly for only a few seconds? And also my legs and arms? Happensat least twice a day no matter what im doing.
Blind spots in both my eyes that move around for about 10 to 15 minutes. A few minutes later, my right hand and right side of my face go numb.
Abnormal: It's a strange symptom to have the whole body go numb. See your doctor. ...Read more
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
See your doctor: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
What would cause me to have numbness in my face that I've had for over 3 months and it won't go away.?
Neurologist: The symptom you described is sort of vague for a diagnosis. However, since it has persisted for three months, it needs to be evaluated by your doctor, preferably a neurologist. ...Read more
What does it meanwhen you feel numbness in your head and then it goes away? Is this something to be concerned about? It does this once and a while.
Get checked: Intermittent numbness is not a normal function. Get checked by a neurologist ...Read more
No: Thanks for your concern.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Yes. See an ENT doc for evaluation. ...Read more
Why does my face look swollen in the morning with face numbness? (goes away after 5 - 10 minutes)
Why does my head go numb when I lay in bed? It feels hot and cold then leaves me with a headache.
I am 25, female, the past few days the left side of my face will go numb and tingley for a bit. Why?
Many possibilities: This could be a problem in the nerves of your skin related to some local skin issue, possibly a dental problem, it could be related to a temporomandibular joint disorder, or this could be related to a more central problem such as trigeminal neuralgia-it doesn't sound typical for this. You should see your doctor and have it evaluated. ...Read more
I have had horrible headaches past few days and at some points my head will go numb. Is that normal?
No.: You need to be seen by a doctor to look at possible causes. If this is "the worst headache of your life", and you have no prior history of frequent headaches, to ER ...Read more
Hello. For the past five years half of my face goes numb. I think its because of my weight, what do you think? Thanks
Get checked out: Half of the face going numb is not a symptom that is usually associated with weight. In young people, symptoms such as these should be evaluated by a neurologist. ...Read more
The left top side of my head feels numb after the numb feeling goes away my head hurt on that side what could be the cause?
Most likely migraine: Migraine is a type of headache resulting from imbalance of brain chemicals, especially serotonin. While sensitivity to light, nausea, vomiting, flashing lights are common symptoms, numbness can be a precursor symptom. Especially in women, hormone changes associated with menses can trigger. You need to be evaluated by your doctor; effective treatments are available and other causes need excluding. ...Read more
I've felt numbness in back of my head I pulled my hair and it dint hurt I move my head n it felt like liquid go to the other side. What can it be.?
Why doesn't the numbness of my face go away after falling face first on the ice while iceskating? I had horrible pain, and its swollen. Its been 12hrs.
Temp nerve injury: If the numbers stays longer than two weeks get it checked out by an oral surgeon. ...Read more
Many reasons: There are many reasons including medications, drugs, vitamin deficiency, electrolyte imbalance, anxiety, trauma, transient ischemic attack (TIA), stroke, etc. See your physician for a full evaluation and physical examination. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm ...Read more