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sensation of ants crawling under skin

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Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Abnormal sensation: As this sensation is in the head first rule out you do not have pediculosis, if negative, abnormal sensation usually results from nerve irritation. H ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Thoracic outlet: Thoracic outlet syndrome is a possible cause. See a doctor and have the issue evaluated.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Formication?: Formication is the sense that something is crawling on your skin. It has many possible causes: menopause, Morgellon's Disease, allergies, skin cancer, ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Tingling : This sounds like a neurological neuropathy. Usually one sided could be from trigeminal neuralgia, or TMJ from grinding your molars at night, poor jaw ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tesher
59 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Check with a physician. You may have a virus related rash developing.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Pruritus/Cholestasis: The liver has hepatocytes that elaborate bile into cannaliculi. Bile passageways coalesce into the common bile duct. When liver disease is present, fl ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Ant Bite?: The ant should not be causing an actual "headache" but is sure might be bothering him if it crawled up his nose. Poor little guy! He could have sus ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Nerve injury: It is likely that what you are experiencing is some injury to an associated nerve. Impact or crush to a nerve can lead to the sensation of numbness or ... Read More
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A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
13 years experience Podiatry
Get it checked: out by your doctor as soon as you can for proper diagnosis and treatment. It is unusual to have purple discoloration and changes in sensation in your ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
MD/ER: Numbness of face and body should be assessed NOW. Call MD or go to ER.

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