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why does my head feel numb

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Tension Headache: The symptoms that you are describing is most likely a muscular contration or tension headache. The contraction of muscle causes the skin to feel numb ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
Occipital nerve: Symptoms suggest occipital nerve compression on left side.
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Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Are you: Hyperventilating? Are you tense and worried ? Doesn't sound serious like you need to worry but you can always make an appointee with your doc .
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Dr. Philip Miller
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ER/UC: Your symptoms cannot be diagnosed online, nor should they be. Go to an ER or UC clinic today for examination and evaluation.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
See a neurologist: If the numbness is constant and or progressive, see a neurologist to determine the cause.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: Most people get a headache at some time, such as from colds, infections, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Many reasons: There are many reasons including medications, drugs, vitamin deficiency, electrolyte imbalance, anxiety, trauma, transient ischemic attack (TIA), stro ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Numbness : You probably bruised a superficial nerve and it should slowly recover. If this does not happen then let a physician have a look at it and give you a d ... Read More
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Dr. Louise Andrew
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All at same time?: The only thing that comes to mind is severe hyperventilation which would begin with numbness in lips and mouth and could spread. If this is happening ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
28 years experience Neurology
Multiple causes: May of neurological cause. You may feel dizzy /or lightheaded for many reasons. You have to see neurologist and have a formal neurological exam to det ... Read More
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