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Glossary for Facial numbness

Medical terms related to Facial numbness or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acoustic Neurinoma: A benign tumor of the 8th cranial nerve which lies in the tube connecting the inner ear to the brain.
  • Acoustic neuroma: A rare benign tumor that forms in the hearing canal. Can cause tinnitus, progressive hearing loss, headaches, facial numbness, papilledema, dizziness and an unsteady walk. Speaking and swallowing difficulty can occur in advanced stages. Also called acoustic neurilemoma, acoustic neurinoma and acoustic neurofibroma.
  • Bell's palsy: A one sided muscle paralysis of sudden onset due to a problem with the facial nerve
  • Benign astrocytoma: Benign tumors that occur in the brain or spinal cord. Symptoms and severity depends on the location and size of the tumors.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Cerebrovascular accident: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Cholesteatoma: Uncommon middle ear condition
  • Cold-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to the common cold.
  • Common cold: Symptoms similar to the common cold.
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Cranial neuralgia: Pain occurring along the root of the cranial nerves
  • Dentatorubral pallidoluysian disorder: Pain occurring along the root of the cranial nerves
  • Extranodal Marginal Zone B-cell Lymphoma of Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue: A rare type of cancer where the B cells (a type of white blood cell) in lymph tissue associated with mucosa begin to proliferate. The cancer can affect any mucosal membrane tissue but is most common in the gastric mucosal membranes. Symptoms may vary considerable depending on the stage and location of the cancer.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Facial numbness on both sides: Facial numbness on both sides refers to a lack of sensation or a tingling feeling on both halves of the face.
  • Facial numbness on one side: Facial numbness on one side is a condition in which there is a lack of sensation or a tingling feeling on both halves of the face.
  • Facial pain: Pain affecting the face
  • Facial paresthesia: Facial paresthesia is any type of abnormal or unusual sensations of the face, such as burning, numbness, or tingling.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Heart disease: Any disease that affects that heart but particularly relating to its own blood supply
  • Idiopathic facial palsy: Weakness or paralysis of the facial muscles that occurs for no apparent reason. The condition is usually temporary and tends to resolve itself with the majority recovering fully within three weeks and the rest within a year. Usually only one side of the face is affected.
  • Intermittent claudication: is muscle pain which occurs during physical exercise and is relieved by rest. It usually is a feature or arterial abnormality of the lower limbs
  • MN1: A rare genetic defect that can cause meningiomas to develop. A meningioma is a tumor of the meninges which is a membrane that encloses the brain and spinal cord The genetic defect occurs on chromosome 22. The tumor is usually slow-growing and benign.
  • Mucoepidermoid: A mucoepidermoid is a type of cancer which is found primarily in the salivary glands (major and minor) but can be found in other glands such as the tear glands, breast gland and thyroid. The cancer develops from squamous, mucus-secreting and intermediate cells.
  • Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma: A mucoepidermoid carcinoma is a type of cancer which is found primarily in the salivary glands (major and minor) but can be found in other glands such as the tear glands, breast gland and thyroid. The cancer develops from squamous, mucus-secreting and intermediate cells.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurofibromatosis-2: Genetic disorder often leading to tumors on nerves.
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Neurosarcoidosis: A rare disorder involving sarcoidosis of the nervous system. Sarcoidosis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that can affect virtually any part of the body. Neurosarcoidosis involves inflammation and abnormal deposits in parts of the nervous system including the brain and spinal cord which affects their functioning. Symptoms may be sudden and severe or may be mild and progress slowly. Symptoms are determined by the degree of nerve involvement.
  • Numb lips: Numbness or loss of sensation of the lips
  • Numbness: Loss of feeling or sensation
  • Numbness of both elbows: Numbness of both elbows refers to the loss or reduction of sensation in the elbows.
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Paralytic shellfish poisoning: Rare food poisoning from eating contaminated shellfish
  • Paresthesias: Tingling, prickling, numbness or burning sensations
  • Peripheral neuropathy: Any loss in the function of the peripheral nervous system
  • Salivary gland cancer, adult: Cancer of the salivary glands in adults. Salivary glands are glands that produce saliva to facilitate the process of chewing, swallowing and digesting food.
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Shingles: Infectious viral infection occuring years after chickenpox infection.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Syringomyelia, medulla oblongata lesion: A slowly-progressing neurological disorder characterized by a fluid-filled cavity in the spinal cord at base of the brain.
  • Tingling face: Tingling, burning, or pins-and-needles affecting the face
  • Tingling lips: Tingling, pins-and-needles, or abnormal sensations of the lips
  • Tingling skin: The occurrence of the sensation of tingling which occurs in the skin

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