Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Numbness of the Face (both sides) Overview

Another name for Numbness of the Face (both sides) is Facial Numbness (bilateral).

What is facial numbness (bilateral)?
A person with facial numbness (bilateral) has reduced or loss of sensation on both sides of the face. Common causes include diabetic neuropathy, drug side effect, and panic attacks.

What are the symptoms of facial numbness (bilateral)?
Symptoms depend on the underlying cause. Symptoms may include facial pain, facial swelling, and facial tenderness.

How does the doctor treat facial numbness (bilateral)?
Treatment depends on underlying cause for the facial numbness (bilateral).

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