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A 36-year-old female asked:

I have had a slight headache for2days with sharp shooting pains to different parts of my head. i now have tingling in legs arms and body randomly and sporadically. whats going on?dont feel anxious, heart rate etc ok?take buspirone irregularly,1 2day?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
It would seem that you had some irritable superficial scalp nerves causing neuralgia type shooting sharp pains. My sense is the subsequent scattered tingling may be your brain communicating with your skin as a result of some anxiety. Deficiencies of calcium or magnesium can also cause widespread tingling and should be checked if symptoms persist. I think they'll resolve though.
Last updated Apr 30, 2022

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