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Why Does My Face Tingle
Face tingle : There are some cross over nervous pathways from the sympathetic and parasympathetic pathways that may cause the face to tingle during sex. It is the same pathways that cause the nose to run after orgasm. As long as everything is working normally while you are not having sex , it is nothing to worry about. At your age , i would be having protected sex only ! be safe! ...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
Many things: Basically this is caused other by irritation or compression of the nerves of the face or by something in your brain. Sometimes this is very simple and sometimes it is not. The exact pattern, association of other symptoms, risk factors and timing helps docs to figure it out. ...Read more
Several reasons: This could be due to several causes such as migraine with aura, or a transient ischemic attack which usually last minutes to hours. Occasionally, simple partial seizures affect the face only and last for just a few seconds to minutes. They more commonly involve other parts of the body as well. There are other less common causes (teeth or jaw-related). Check with your doctor for a neuro evaluation. ...Read more
Expiencing strange tingling sensation left side of my face off and on for a couple weeks now. Should i be concerned?
I woke up 4 nights ago and the right side of my. face which i was laying on was tingling..but as soon as i rolled over it went away..
Positional: It is good you changed position and took the pressure off of the nerves. ...Read more
I have this weird tingling sensation going on in my face. It's been happening about 2 hrs. No other symptoms. What could be causing it?
Nerves: For your age, a stroke is unlikely, but if you have any weakness or clumsiness or slurred speech, call 911 and get to a hospital. More likely causes are anxiety, a nerve irritation like Bell's Palsy or if a rash shingles is possible or the start of a cold sore. See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more
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