Mar 23, 2017 · Facial Numbness Causes. Known as facial hypesthesia, numbness in face can be linked to a breakdown in the nerves attached to the trigeminal nerve, which is responsible for sensation in the face. It is not associated with any damage or injury to facial nerves, as these affect the muscles in the face and not the skin surface.Author: Doctors Health Press Editorial Team.
Mar 02, 2018 · Facial numbness is a distressing symptom most commonly limited to one side of the face, although both sides are sometimes affected. The numbness can manifest as reduced sensitivity to a complete lack of sensation. Facial numbness occurs with a wide range of medical conditions, some much more serious than others.Author: Dr. Tina M. St. John.