What causes left sided facial numbness?

What causes left sided facial numbness?

Publication date: Oct 02, 2019

Numbness on the left side of the face can present as a loss of feeling, but it may also produce a tingling or burning sensation. It is also possible for the facial muscles to become paralyzed and unable to move, which can cause one side of the face to droop. Some of the causes of left sided facial numbness are easily treatable, but others are more serious. Following a stroke, paralysis or numbness on one side of the body or face may persist. One possible symptom is a sensation of tingling or numbness in different parts of the body, including the face. Damage to the facial nerve in Bell’s palsy can cause a weakness or paralysis on one side of the face. Some infections can result in symptoms that affect the facial muscles. Without treatment, Lyme disease can progress, potentially causing numbness in one or both sides of the face. The symptoms of shingles typically occur on one side of the body or face, sometimes in just a small area. One of these symptoms is numbness or a tingling sensation that often affects the hands or the face. Numbness on the left side of the face can be a sign of several possible conditions. Numbness on the left side of the face can have a range of different causes, some of which can be serious and require medical attention.

Concepts Keywords
Acyclovir Headache
Antibiotics Lyme disease
Antiplatelet Stroke
Antiviral Drugs Shingles
Antiviral Medication Paresthesia
Bacterial Infection Cranial nerves
Blood Chickenpox
Blood Clot Neurological disorders
Blood Flow RTT
Blood Thinners Medicine
Blood Vessel Nervous system
Brain Organ systems
Catheter Antibiotics
Chickenpox Physical therapy
Eye Drops Catheter
Facial Muscles Attention Numbness
Facial Nerve Nausea
Fever Symptoms numbness
Hydration Stroke paralysis numbness
Infection Some infections
Inflammation Facial numbness Numbness
Ischemic Days inflammation
Lyme Treatment stroke
Lyme Disease Symptoms shingles
Membrane Blood clot
Migraine Bacterial infection
Multiple Sclerosis Some causes infections
Myelin Palsy weakness paralysis
Nausea Attention stroke
Nerve Pain
Neurological Numbness
Numbness Bell s palsy
Pain Treatment migraine headaches
Paralysis
Physical Therapy
Prodrome
Quitting Smoking
Seventh Cranial Nerve
Shingles
Skin Rashes
Steroid
Stress Reduction
Stroke
Symptom
Tick
Valacyclovir
Valtrex
Varicella Zoster
Viral Infection
Virus
Zovirax

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH blood clot
disease MESH paralysis
disease DOID stroke
disease MESH stroke
gene UNIPROT FANCE
gene UNIPROT ELOVL6
disease DOID face
disease MESH numbness
drug DRUGBANK Erenumab
gene UNIPROT AURKA
disease MESH aura
gene UNIPROT TNFSF14
disease DOID migraine
disease MESH migraine
drug DRUGBANK Valaciclovir
drug DRUGBANK Acyclovir
disease DOID varicella
disease MESH varicella
disease DOID viral infection
disease MESH viral infection
disease DOID shingles
disease MESH shingles
disease DOID Lyme disease
disease MESH Lyme disease
disease MESH bacterial infection
disease MESH infections
gene UNIPROT MAGEE1
disease MESH inflammation
disease MESH lifestyle
disease MESH Multiple sclerosis
disease DOID Multiple sclerosis

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