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Old 02-03-2007, 07:50 PM   #1
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Question Tingling like sensation in face

I get this weird sensation on and off-it's mild feeling. But it feels like around my mouth(below my lips)-my lower cheeks-and upper neck get tingly-numblike. I can feel the skin but it just feels less than it usually does. I know this might sound confusion but I'm trying my best to explain it. I have been on Zoloft for 3 years for Panic/Anxiety/Depression and I also have Klonopin that I take as needed. That ranges anywhere from 3 times a week to once every two weeks. I read somewhere that benzo's can do this. I've recently had a MRI fro other symptoms so I'm pretty confident it's not MS or anything of that nature. Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated!
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Leah

 
Old 02-04-2007, 02:47 AM   #2
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Re: Tingling like sensation in face

If your doctor is aware of it - and your MRI came back OK then...

Anxiety can cause tingling in your face as well as arms, legs etc. Try to ignore it - it is scary - but so is anxiety!

 
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Old 02-05-2007, 06:50 PM   #3
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Re: Tingling like sensation in face

This same exact thing happened to me earlier today. I was tingling on my left cheek, and it lasted for about 20 minutes. I have never had an MRI, but I think I may get one soon. Of course it is probably the anxiety, and mine has been skyhigh lately!

 
Old 02-05-2007, 08:43 PM   #4
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Re: Tingling like sensation in face

Im taking speech class right now in college (perfect timing to get a panic disorder) and as I was giving my intro speech my Face and arms were completly numb, I was pretty anxious giving my speech so im sure that was the cause of it.

 
Old 02-05-2007, 11:58 PM   #5
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Re: Tingling like sensation in face

its the anxiety/panic. I have this on and off all the time-right now actually.

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