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can a sinus infection cause facial numbness

Submitted: 6 years ago.
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replied 6 years ago.

DR HASAN :

HI

DR HASAN :

Thanks for your question

DR HASAN :

please enter the chat

DR HASAN :

Hello

DR HASAN :

when did you develop that facial and eye problem

Customer :

Hello the taste in my mouth started on wednesday and by that night my sinuses were dripping in back of throut, I stated antiboitic thursday and his monrning my right lip felt strange had a crooked smile and now my right eye dosent close all the way

DR HASAN :

do you have earache or ear discharge or any ear symptom

DR HASAN :

just reply yes or no

Customer :

no problem with ear

Customer :

no

DR HASAN :

thanks for your input

DR HASAN :

you are most probably getting a facial nerve paralysis, please go to ER now

DR HASAN :

You needd immediate examination and investigations including complete neurological workup

Customer :

really

DR HASAN :

cause might be in face, in ear or in brain, examination and investigations will answer this

DR HASAN :

yes

DR HASAN :

let me send you a link if possible

Customer :

from a sinus infection?

Customer :

ok send link;scaring me

DR HASAN :

click it and see are you getting this sort of face

DR HASAN :

here is another with more pics

DR HASAN :

just see pics and tell me

DR HASAN :

hello you there

DR HASAN :

have you seen the pics

Customer :

not anything pronounced like that

DR HASAN :

ok fine but it can be a start initial phase.

DR HASAN :

visit ER in anycase please

DR HASAN :

Please click ACCEPT

DR HASAN :

donot ignore this

Customer :

my husband and kids cant tell anything is wrong its a slight thing but i know its not normal

DR HASAN :

i wish you you good luck

DR HASAN :

i am an ENT and head and neck surgeon

DR HASAN :

and i deal with these issue

DR HASAN :

very remote possibility of getting examination normal but even then ER visit required

DR HASAN :

look your eye is not closing

DR HASAN :

when you smile one side of your mouth doesnot look like the same as the other side

DR HASAN :

this is the picture ?

DR HASAN :

Right

Customer :

ok Im off dont want to take the risk

Customer :

right

DR HASAN :

ok thats good

DR HASAN :

please go

DR HASAN :

my best wishes are with you

DR HASAN :

please click ACCEPT

Customer :

thanks im gone

DR HASAN :

Regards

DR HASAN :

Get Well Soon

DR HASAN :

bye