... Hi, I am hoping that someone can help me. I am 36, mum of five, and struggling with these terrifying symptoms I have been having.
In 2014 a couple of months after the birth of my fifth child I started with a numb patch on my upper back which led to pins and needles in both hands, numbness/weakness/tingling in my face, vision disturbances, spasms/cramps and an internal... (2 replies)
... o M.S., but said TIA and to return 6 mos. to a yr. later for another MRI. My old GP told me he could see I had a TIA bc the right side of my face drooped a little along with my right eyelid. Then he read the MRI results and concluded that's what it was. ... (5 replies)
... Two weeks ago, I began experience numbness on more regular basis. My fingers would go numb and my feet would tingle. I called my doctor, because I thought I had carpal tunnel or tendonitis or something. ... (6 replies)
... Hello everyone.
I am having some troubling symptoms since September 2015. It all started with an eye twitch that would not stop. It then progressed to arms twitching, and finally body wide twitching. During this time, I would feel perceived weakness (I saw perceived because I'm not clinically weak, and can still do things) intensely in my right leg. I have recently started... (4 replies)
... often a very custom approach to find a remedy and what works for one may not work for others. Also, as I pointed out, while my hands and feet have a remedy, my face does not. This is one of the problems with MS and one of many reasons why MS meds have limited effectiveness if any at all. ... (9 replies)
... Let not your heart be troubled. I have daily facial numbness which can vary in intensity. I call it "droopy face". Many MSers also experience this particular symptom. ... (2 replies)
... The most weird thing is that many times which i beleive i have'nt facial numbness, i go to bed and when i put my right side of face in pillow the numbness is here... ... (7 replies)
... ou take the pain killers, you should make sure there is no opportunity for any interaction between those painkillers and any alcohol. This interaction can cause numbness as you described. ... (7 replies)
... in right side of my face, lips and tongue. No weakness only numbness like Novocain injection. ... (7 replies)
... MSJayhawk -- Back in the 1990's when all of this first started, I was referred to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) Neurology by my GP at the time. He knew me, and knew that this was neurological--I'd never had any unusual complaints before, and never had signs of anxiety or anything of that nature. The first neurologist I saw badly misquoted me in his... (31 replies)
... hmmm.....interesting. On Oct. 3rd the right side of my face went numb and right side of mouth was slightly drooping, which they considered to be mini-stroke or complex migraine. Started with burning sensation over top third of R ear. But the R eyelid drooping started in the middle of August and hasn't changed since, so I don't really consider that to be part of that... (31 replies)
... For me, my droopy face can present with a subtlety which goes unnoticed. My doctor told me to smile and look in the mirror. Even with the slightest numbness, my smile is affected. ... (4 replies)
numbness on the side of the face could certainly be anxiety- but it can also be from a pinched nerve in the neck or even a toothache. There are so many things which can cause this. Depending on how long it lasts and if it stays in one place, tests can be done to determine if its medical or psychological. I hope it goes away soon.
Niki (4 replies)
... What is numbness on lef side of the face.. Does anxiety cause that? ... (4 replies)
... No worries. the smile test is something my neuro often gives me and about 90% of the time when I see her i have a case of droopy face. Sometimes it is slight, but when it is really bad, outwardly it looks like a stroke. BTW, I have extra strong mirrors because I did not want to break the mirror :D :angel: (5 replies)
... The first thing I did was look at my smile in the mirror. Definitely wouldn't mess around with possible stroke. It seems to be coming and going so I am guessing it is another nerve sensation. Thanks! (5 replies)
... I call it this based on the Droopy cartoon character. My face is usually affected on one side at a time with most of "droopy face" on my right side. ... (5 replies)
... Since I remember I have this burning pain in the left site of my body. This include left leg, lower abdomen, left upper back, left arm, left neck, and a WHOLE face this include my tongue also. ... (7 replies)
... tingling all over my body. Had to go to the ER because my face and mouth starting tingling also. The ER doctor started asking me if anyone in my famliy has MS. ... (1 replies)
... e chance you have of not getting full use of these limbs back although everyone is different in regards to their disease. I spent all of April of this year with numbness growing more and more in the left side of my face. ... (2 replies)