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Itching under my left eye, temple, around my ear, jaw and neck. Is this something that should be addressed immediately? Cure?

Three weeks ago, twitching began under my left eye. I thought due to stress and fatigue....
Last week I also began feeling a sort of numbness in my cheekbone area. Today, this has spread from my temple, around my ear, jaw and neck. The earliest appointment I can get is in one week. Ideas? Is this something that should be addressed now?
Thank you for your input.
Asked On : Sat, 6 Apr 2013
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Thanks for your question . I would be pleased to answer your query .

This condition could be due to some nerve involvement which is resulting in the motor presentation like twitching of the eye lids .
The possibilities include a prodrome symptom like before Herpes Zoster .
It can also occur has a part of a Viral illness like a respiratory viral infection prodrome .
It can also be due to contact dermatitis or trigeminal neuralgia prodrome.

You should definitely show it to the doctor and get a complete examination done .

Thanks and Take care
Answered: Sat, 22 Jun 2013
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