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22 Possible Causes for Circumoral Paresthesia, Facial Numbness

  • Hyperventilation

    THE hyperventilation syndrome, as seen in anxious, tense persons, is characterized by paresthesia of the extremities and circumoral area, sensations of lightheadedness and[nejm.org]

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Abstract In 27 comatose patients with acute head injury, 45 paired studies of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) were performed before and after hyperventilation. In total 676 regions were studied, and rCBF was calculated as initial slope index using the intracarotid washout technique of 133 Xe. The tests were[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Migraine

    A 45-year-old woman with a 20-year history of migrainous headaches presented with complaints of rightsided facial and hand numbness and paraesthesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    STUDY OBJECTIVE: Elevated arterial lactate levels are closely related to morbidity and mortality in various patient categories. In the present retrospective study, the relation between arterial lactate, partial pressure of carbon dioxide (Pco(2)) and pH was systematically investigated in patients who visited the[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypocalcemia

    This is most commonly manifested as numbness and tingling, particularly of the distal extremities or as circumoral paresthesias.[endocrinologyadvisor.com] Symptoms include numbness and/or tingling of the hands, feet, or lips, muscle cramps, muscle spasms, seizures, facial twitching, muscle weakness, lightheadedness, and slow[medicinenet.com] […] of the fingertips and perioral area Chvostek's sign: Twitching of the ipsilateral facial musculature (perioral, nasal, and eye muscles) by tapping over cranial nerve VII[medicine.uiowa.edu]

  • Basilar-Type Migraine

    OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and clinical characteristics of basilar-type migraine in the neurology outpatient clinic of a university hospital in China. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was conducted in the neurology outpatient of a tertiary care hospital in Chongqing between[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Metabolic Alkalosis

    paresthesia Muscle twitching, weakness Dizziness May exhibit: Hypertonicity of muscles, tetany, tremors, convulsions, loss of reflexes Confusion, irritability, restlessness[nurseslabs.com] numbness Reduced rate of respiration is one of the initial symptoms of this condition.[hxbenefit.com] […] intake; excessive ingestion of licorice Recurrent indigestion/heartburn with frequent use of antacids/baking soda NEUROSENSORY May report: Tingling of fingers and toes; circumoral[nurseslabs.com]

  • Respiratory Alkalosis

    Acute respiratory alkalosis causes light-headedness, confusion, peripheral and circumoral paresthesias, cramps, and syncope.[msdmanuals.com] […] and peripheral paresthesias, carpopedal spasms, twitching and muscle weakness.[nurseslabs.com] […] limb paresthesias Cramps Tremor CNS Signs Ataxia Chvostek’s sign Tremor Encephalopathy Coma Seizure manifestations PNS Signs Myoclonus Tetany I have written about these[leonchaitow.com]

  • Alkalosis

    Abstract Aicardi-Goutières syndrome is a rare progressive encephalopathy characterized by acquired microcephaly, basal ganglia calcification, and chronic CSF lymphocytosis, raised levels of interferon alpha in CSF and plasma and chill-blain type lesions. A possible mechanism of injury is cytokine related microangiopathy.[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Blue-Ringed Octopus Poisoning

    The signs and symptoms of Blue-Ringed Octopus Bite may include: The presence of a tiny puncture mark on the skin (at the bite site) Dizziness, intoxication Numbing of facial[dovemed.com] […] and extremity paresthesia, the victim feels tingling and/or numbness on the face, tongue, lips and other body extremities.[ipfs.io] […] and extremity paresthesia , and the victim feels tingling and/or numbness on the face, tongue, lips and other body extremities.[en.wikipedia.org]

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