Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Numbness of the Face (one side) Overview

Another name for Numbness of the Face (one side) is Facial Numbness (unilateral).

What is facial numbness (unilateral)?
A person with facial numbness (unilateral) has reduced or loss of sensation on one side of the face. Causes range from stroke to complicated migraine.

What are the symptoms of facial numbness (unilateral)?
Symptoms of facial numbness (unilateral) depend on the underlying cause. Symptoms may include facial pain, facial swelling, and facial tenderness. Other symptoms include headache, rash, facial drooping, and facial weakness.

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

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