Numbness Of Face

The loss of sensation in any part of the face is called numbness of the face or facial numbness. Nerve compression and nerve damage are the most common causes of facial numbness. The other serious causes include multiple sclerosis, Bell's palsy, migraine, stroke, salivary glands blockage, Lyme disease, and head injuries.

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Can inflammation of the tooth result in numbness in the face and ear area?

Query: Hi doctor,I have symptoms of numbness in my face and ears. It began before two days after having inflammation in the tooth area. I have numbness and itchiness in the face area occasionally. It started like an insect bite. When I touched it, I realized that I have numbness. My dentist told me to come...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. According to the statement, you are suffering from the feeling of numbness in the face and ears after having inflammation in the tooth. Numbness in the face and ears can occur due to viral or bacterial infections or infections of the roots...  Read Full »

What is the reason for numbness on the right side of my face?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing numbness on the right side of my face, near my mouth and cheek, sometimes on my forehead in between eyebrows. I am not on any medication. I had a full neurological examination as part of a routine check up five months ago, and there was nothing abnormal. I do...  Read Full »


Dr. Abhaya Kant Tewari

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let us analyze your symptoms. You have numbness on the right side of your face, mainly the mouth and cheek. Also, you have it on your forehead between the eyebrows. Now the nerve supply to the face is on each half by one sided nerve. If it is crossing the midline as ...  Read Full »

Why was my face swollen on both sides of the cheekbones today morning?

Query: Hi doctor, This morning I noticed that my face was swollen on both sides of the cheekbones. Mildly a Zirtek and a 16 mg Medrol in the afternoon. It has not entirely receded. I feel numbness and burning sensation. The color of the skin has not changed. Yesterday I took Algofren 400.  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is this the first time you have used Algofren (Ibuprofen)? Do you have any allergic reactions to other types of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications like Aspirin? Do you have any fever or changes in vision? Do you have any pain in the mouth, or oral ulcers...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for numbness in cheek with drooping eyelids and muscle tension?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old male. I have numbness on my left cheek/jaw and sometimes even under ear for around four to five days now. I feel like my eyelid is drooping. It could have always just been that way. I have right calf muscle tension and tension on both arms (triceps). Occasionally the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am impressed with your awareness. The way you are describing it appears as Bell's palsy (you can better call it local stroke). But let me explain what happens. Do you have a deviation of face, loss of wrinkles on the forehead? You can search for a photo of Bell's p...  Read Full »

Can Right-Sided Facial Numbness Be Due To A Stroke On The Left Side Of The Brain?

Query: Hello doctor, If the stroke has occurred in the left side of the brain, we know the patient's right side of the body would be weak and numb. But when the patient's right side of the face is also numb, is this also because of the stroke on the left side of the brain?     Read Full »


Dr. Shivam Om Mittal

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Strokes on the left side of the brain will cause weakness in the right side of the body and right facial weakness. Please let me know if you have any other questions. For more information consult a neurologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-on...  Read Full »

Can tooth infection cause tingling and numbness of lip and chin?

Query: Hello doctor, The last molar on my left side broke around two years ago. It slightly niggled and chipped further during that time, reminding me that it needed to be fixed, but never actually posed a problem. I finally went to the dentist last year and an X-ray was taken. A decay was present at the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Possibly there been some compression or inflammation of the inferior alveolar nerve, which passes through the mandible and then emerges as the mental nerve. The mental nerve supplies the part below the lower lip and chin. If you have pain, severe tingling, pins and n...  Read Full »

Is it possible for brain stem tumors to cause trigeminal nerve?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27 year old female. I am healthy, and my routine blood studies are fine. But recently, I experience cramps in my left hand and occasional numbness in the left side of my face. Also one day, I felt a strong toothache on my right side, so I went to a dentist, who told me there w...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I would like to assure you that the none of the described symptoms in your post is indicative of brain tumor. It will not be wrong to say that what you are experiencing is a manifestation of benign disorde...  Read Full »

What are the first signs of oral cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been very worried about my health lately. I would like to preface this by saying that I have been experiencing anxiety off late and I have a suspicion that some of these symptoms could be related to that. I am currently weaning off of Prednisone, which I have been taking for an all...  Read Full »


Dr. Saravan Pramod Settipalli

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. I want to clarify details regarding who advised you to start Prednisone, and for how long have you been on it as this a drug which suppresses your immunity and causes a secondary infection. Care should be taken before...  Read Full »

Are blurred vision and numbness of arm and face an emergency?

Query: Hello doctor, My 13 year old daughter complained late yesterday afternoon of a really bad headache and blurred vision with numbness in her arm. I gave her Ibuprofen, she then vomited not long after and said she felt better. This morning she woke saying that it was even worse. So, I took her to the l...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajay Panwar

Internal Medicine Physician, Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am afraid to say that the clinical history of your daughter appears to be more than just viral sinusitis. Viral sinusitis is probably an incidental finding. Abrupt onset of headache, blurring of vision, difficulty in speaking, and numbness in face and arm is very cha...  Read Full »

Why is there numbness in head, face and hand with weak convulsions?

Query: Hello doctor, I quite often suffer from feeling numbness in the part of my head, face, and hand. I also quite often feel something like weak convulsions in the head. Those are very often with a headache. I am also very sensitive to the light and temperature changes. Those very often cause very stro...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read carefully your question and would explain that your symptoms could be related to different possible causes like fibromyalgia, vitamin D or vitamin B12 deficiency, tension-type headache related to psychological stress, multiple sclerosis, small vessel disease of ...  Read Full »

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