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What causes numbness on face in a diabetic?

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Posted on Sat, 14 May 2016
Question: Today I noticed numbness on one spot on my face, near my chin, on the left hand side. It comes and goes, but feels very strange. It feels like I've been to the dentist, even though I haven't. I am 40, female, Type 1 diabetic.
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Tiwari (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Nutritional cause , Dehydration , Diabetes .

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Thanks for consulting Healthcare magic .
This is Dr. Priyanka tiwari answering your query .

I have read your query and understand your concern . As far as numbness on one spot of face , chin and left hand side is concerned this can be due to multiple causes like Nutritional cause , Deficiency of vitamin B supplements , Dehydration , Hypocalcemia or due to Diabetes (Diabetic Neuropathy ) . These are the possible diagnosis I would suggest you to take Nutrition rich diet, good hydration and go thorough clinical examination and reassesment by your Physician .

Hope I have answered your query .
If you have further query I will be happy to help.
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What causes numbness on face in a diabetic?

Brief Answer: Nutritional cause , Dehydration , Diabetes . Detailed Answer: Hello xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx , Thanks for consulting Healthcare magic . This is Dr. Priyanka tiwari answering your query . I have read your query and understand your concern . As far as numbness on one spot of face , chin and left hand side is concerned this can be due to multiple causes like Nutritional cause , Deficiency of vitamin B supplements , Dehydration , Hypocalcemia or due to Diabetes (Diabetic Neuropathy ) . These are the possible diagnosis I would suggest you to take Nutrition rich diet, good hydration and go thorough clinical examination and reassesment by your Physician . Hope I have answered your query . If you have further query I will be happy to help.