Which are the Most-Observed Causes of Facial Numbness?

Let us try to understand the numbness in the words of the best neurologist in Ludhiana, “When we do not feel anything or we are not feeling any kind of the sensations, then that condition is known as numbness.” It is not a condition rather it is the symptoms of some other health ailment. The neurosurgeon in Punjab, who participated in conducting the ‘Numbness-Causing Studies’ was of the view that numbness is caused when the nerves have gotten compressed.

Did you know?

It is not normal to run into facial numbness even for a single time. It could come out in something whose results may be frightening.

Do not delay in visiting the doctor

There are some of the symptoms, which you should not ignore at any cost and seek medical help immediately. Those symptoms are as mentioned below:

  • The face is becoming numbed after the head injuries
  • The numbness is beginning suddenly and is involving the following
    • Arm
    • Leg
    • Face
  • If you are facing difficulty in speaking
  • If you are feeling nauseous
  • If you are suffering from an unendurable headache
  • If because of numbness you are suffering from vision loss.

Which are the possible causes of Vision Loss?

There could be many reasons why people suffer from facial numbness. Here are some of the customarily observed reasons:

Multiple sclerosis

It is an inflammatory condition that produces very harmful effects on the nerves. Although the nature of this condition is chronic, its progression rate is different in each person. The symptoms that the cause the your facial numbness is MS:

  • Blurred or loss of vision
  • loss of coordination & bladder control

Bell’s Palsy

It is the condition which only causes numbness on one side of the face. It is believed to be caused by the herpes virus. If the cause of your facial numbness is bell’s palsy, then it means that the nerves of your face have become entirely damaged.


There is a certain kind of migraine because of which you may face numbness on even one side of the face. This condition is known as Hemiplagoc migraine. The symptoms of this condition are as listed below:

  • Dizziness
  • Vision Problems
  • Speech Difficulties


When it is the stroke that is causing your face to get numbness, then it means your arteries have become ruptured. Only a professional doctor can tell you whether it is the stroke that is causing you to suffer from facial numbness or not.


The following kinds of infections are also accountable for numbing your face:

  • Viral Infections
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Dental Infections

Drug Interaction

Consumption of intoxicating drugs can have a bad impact on your face. Such kinds of drugs may include the following

  • Cocaine & antihistamines
  • Alcohol
  • Chemotherapy drugs

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