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A 34-year-old female asked:

Right side of my head feels numb or pressure. also i have some tingling in right foot. this happened after a strong headache yesterday. usually its just anxiety. but im so affraid. please tell me if and where i should get checked. thank you so much?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Neurologist: Right sided brain pathology affects the left side of the body. However, in view of the strong recent headache and occurrence of right foot tingling, for peace of mind, a neurologist is best to consult. Right sided head symptoms are more characteristic of anxiety than brain pathology,however.

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Last updated Aug 12, 2019

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