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Old 05-26-2010, 09:59 AM
 
Location: Everybody is going to hurt you, you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for-B Marley
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The side of my face--jaw and in front of ear area--and side of neck are having the sensation of being asleep, you know, like your foot goes to sleep? But it's been going on for a few hours. What causes that?
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Old 05-26-2010, 10:41 AM
 
Location: Mostly in my head
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Could be a "warning stoke", a TIA. Think Brett Michaels.
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Old 05-26-2010, 11:25 AM
 
Location: Everybody is going to hurt you, you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for-B Marley
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Could be a "warning stoke", a TIA. Think Brett Michaels.
It's not numb, just tingling like I were hyperventilating, but I'm not.
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Old 05-26-2010, 11:33 AM
 
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Tingling can be a sign of stroke too. But it could just be an ear infection or a cold sore. I would go get checked out better safe than sorry!
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Old 05-26-2010, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Everybody is going to hurt you, you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for-B Marley
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Tingling can be a sign of stroke too. But it could just be an ear infection or a cold sore. I would go get checked out better safe than sorry!
Hmm I do have uncontrolled HTN but I didn't think tingling could indicate impending stroke or TIA. Thanks.

I've always wanted to ask you, that image under your name, is that supposed to be a chewed up pencil?
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Old 05-26-2010, 04:58 PM
 
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It could also be your neck is out....
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Old 05-26-2010, 05:31 PM
 
Location: Destrehan, Louisiana
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The side of my face--jaw and in front of ear area--and side of neck are having the sensation of being asleep, you know, like your foot goes to sleep? But it's been going on for a few hours. What causes that?

It could be a stroke or bells palsy. Either way i would get it check out.

http://bellspalsy.ws/

busta
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Old 05-26-2010, 09:00 PM
 
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Just on the off chance it's a stroke, and it certainly sounds as though that is a possibility, shouldn't you be heading to the emergency room to find out instead of posting on CD??!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 05-27-2010, 08:08 AM
 
Location: Everybody is going to hurt you, you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for-B Marley
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Just on the off chance it's a stroke, and it certainly sounds as though that is a possibility, shouldn't you be heading to the emergency room to find out instead of posting on CD??!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It's not a stroke. LOL I think someone might be right about my neck because it's been hurting off and on for a few weeks.

Thanks for responses.
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Old 05-27-2010, 08:33 PM
 
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Tingling in the jaw, side of face, front of neck = a sensory problem. Cranial Nerve V (trigeminal nerve) affects sensation to the face, anterior to the ears. Cervical plexus affects side of neck.

Map it out using this picture, and then read about the possible causes:
Tingling and Numbness in the Face and Back of the Head | Healthhype.com
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