It could be a sinus infection. But what if you're unable to feel anything? Can sinusitis cause facial numbness? Sinusitis is associated with signs and symptoms, including a runny nose, facial pain or pressure, and a change in the sense of taste or smell.
Silent sinus syndrome: an unusual case of facial numbness
Facial Problems, Non-Injury
She looked too healthy. In her early 40s, showing zero signs of distress, my newest patient, Lucy, seemed out of place in a bustling emergency room. Shaking her hand as she sat on the gurney, I asked her what brought her in. Maybe she had simply slept wrong and her arm had fallen asleep. She had gone to bed with a sinus infection, which had begun the day before.
Numbness refers to the loss of sensation in any part of your body. Most causes of facial numbness are related to compression of your nerves or nerve damage. There are some symptoms related to facial numbness that warrant an immediate trip to the doctor.
Jump to content. Top of the page Check Your Symptoms. Facial problems can be caused by a minor problem or a serious condition. Symptoms may include pain, swelling, or facial weakness or numbness.