I was advised by my breast nurse to try piriton as was obviously a reaction to chemo. I felt it helped a bit but not so much now. I've been taking it for more than 3 weeks. My cheeks get very red and hot and in the past two weeks I have now started experiencing a numb sensation, a bit like how your face might feel after an a anaesthetic jag at the dentist.
Flushing and numbness of face
Cancer, Peripheral Neuropathy, and Numbness or Tingling | CTCA
A numb chin is an important presentation of oral metastasis, but other dental and systemic pathology may be involved. We present the case of a year-old woman who presented with numb chin syndrome 8 years after a diagnosis of primary breast carcinoma. The former was caused by mandibular ramal metastasis of the tumor, which also spread to the spinal canal, ribs, pelvic bones, sacrum, and proximal femur. Because of widespread metastasis, palliative treatment was administered. Despite its low incidence, oral metastasis should be considered as a diagnostic option when patients present with numb chin syndrome.
Numb Chin Syndrome – a reflection of systemic malignancy
Metrics details. Numb chin is an uncommon underappreciated though well documented neurological manifestation of metastatic malignancy. A year-old patient presented with right numb chin for few days.
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