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Tingling left side of lower face?

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  • Posted By: Billytogan
  • June 24, 2009
  • 06:25 PM

I have been worried that not enough blood flow is getting to my head I have major anxiety. I would put pressure on my right carotid artery to close and and wait 5-20 seconds then release and I would feel a tingling sensation. Same with left side. I did this to make sure they both felt the same. Now after doing this for a little bit of time the lower left side of my face feels kind of tingling. It not exactly tingling or numb but it feels weird. Its near my jaw on the left side. I noticed it got worse when I would put some type of pressure on my carotid arteries and release it. Its been about 30 mins and the feeling is still there. This happened last night also but it went away when I went to sleep.

Am I having a mini stroke? Should I go to the doctor? Or is this just because I am messing with my blood flow. AND YES I WILL NEVER DO THIS AGAIN.

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  • Tingling is related to your compressed nerve. You are experiencing bite problems and don't know it. Seek a neuromuscular therapist in your area and google TMD/TMJ. I had tingling in my face and pain. I feel great now! Please see a neuromuscular dentist for a consult. You are not alone. It is normal to feel anxious.
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