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Menthol burning tingling face, horrible

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  • Posted By: mattlightbourn
  • June 18, 2013
  • 01:50 AM

I have been having a very strange facial sensation which I can only describe as my eyeballs, cheeks, forehead, top lips and gums feel like a jar of methnol vapour rub. My forehead feels like a hot and cold Niacin (Vit B3) flush and, my cheeks feel like they are tugging at my lower eyelids downwards and someone is blowing menthol vapour into my eyeballs. All the while feeling tingly on the skin. When I breath through my nose, I am yet again breathing menthol hot/cold vapour out of it and the sinus are really dry but only in my head, if I touch, they are moist.

At night, I am conscious of my teeth, gums and lips as if they were made of a minty fresh and my mouth is really dry. Even if I had a mouth full of water, my mouth is still so dry.

about 5 weeks ago I gave up smoking cigaretted and haven't looked back. about 2 weeks ago, I had colonic hydrotherapy, don't ask, it was the new me clean out I suppose which was going to start the healthy life along with getting back in the Gym and stuff.

I'm 40 years old, male, 12 stone (not overweight), 6' 2" height and otherwise feel fine - it's just my entire face area, wow, it's horrible and its been about 5 days so far. I have googled symptoms and find all sorts of posts where it seems close but then find it is menapause or polymyalgia which I'm pretty sure it isn't for me.

Please advise what I should do next, very strange! Thanks

I can't believe I had written a post and went to submit and it had logged me out, then I lost my post, unreal! Gggrrh!

I have to start again (this time copy the content in case it happens again) :)

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  • Did you find out what it was? I am experiencing a similar cold/tingling feeling on my nose
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  • I have had this for2 months
    Anonymous 1 Replies
    • December 15, 2015
    • 01:17 AM
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  • Nicotine has strong effects on neurotransmitters. It is probably your nervous system adapting to the change of chemistry. That said, smoking causes vascular damage, and can impair blood flow, resulting in coldness and tingling, although this is less likely a cause. Don't quit quitting!
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    • February 17, 2016
    • 08:39 PM
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