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Sensation over the face, symptoms of Peripheral neuropathy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   help
Doctor :   hI
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   oh hey,i expected the message to be longer, i appologize.
User :   so, anyways.. i ve been having this sensation on the left side of my face for about a month now, and it doesnt seem to be going away.. and im rather concerned..
User :   it is pretty much from my throat up to the lower jaw
User :   well actually. thats not entirely accruate
User :   its from the back side of my face right below my jaw
User :   if that helps at all
User :   and im rather paranoid to visit a doctor in person
Doctor :  
May I know your age and gender?
Doctor :  
Is this pain present through out the day or one which comes in spasm?
Doctor :  
Are you there?
User :   no pain
User :   nothing
User :   sorry
User :   im 29
User :   and im a male
User :   bu very scare
User :   scared*
User :   im hoping it snothign, i exhibit no other symptoms
Doctor :   Is the pain present through out the day?
User :   no pain.
User :   i just feel its prescence.
Doctor :  
I am sorry, the sensation I mean?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
User :   though honestly i cant tell if its psychosympatic
User :   symatic
Doctor :   Can you describe what type of sensation if you can?
User :   not really.. it just feels as thoguh its there..
User :   i cant explain the sensation
Doctor :   Do you have any ear problem?
User :   nope..
User :   not that i can tell
User :   i've had a few headcahes
Doctor :  
Do you have fever?
User :   but i think thats attributed to my alcohol consumption
User :   and no, no ferver.
User :   fever i have checked my temperature
Doctor :  
User :   and its around 36.0- 36.3
Doctor :  
How much of alcohol do you consume?
Doctor :  
do you consume every day?
User :   i'm an alcoholic
User :   to be quite honest
User :   i consume every odd day or so
User :   around 3-4 glasses of 40% gin
Doctor :  
Well that can explain the symptoms.
User :   ?
User :   really?
Doctor :  
I shall explain it to you.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Alcohol consumption can cause symptoms of peripheral neuropathy.
Doctor :  
And you may symptoms such as these.
Doctor :  
You may have to reduce your alcohol consumption.
User :   are you 100% positive this isnt cancer?
Doctor :  
Take vitamin b complex supplements one tablet per day.
Doctor :   Your symptoms does not sound to be that of a cancer.
User :   thatsw what i thought
User :   but i wasnt sure
User :   well I hope you are right
Doctor :   Improve your diet, vitamin supplements and reduction in alcohol will help you.
Doctor :  
If these symptoms aggravate, you need to be evaluated.
Doctor :  
Evaluation would include a physical examination by a doctor.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
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Are you there?
Doctor :  
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Doctor :  
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