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Cedar City, UT
A 20-year-old male asked:

Small tingling/burning sensation like someone is drilling into my head on the left rear side of my head? it doesn't hurt but it is annoying.

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Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
How long have you: Been experiencing such symptoms? Have you seen any rash . It looks like some kind of nerve irritation . Herpes zoster is one but you need to have dermatome skin lesion . The other possibility is mononeuritis . I would recommend to see a family doc or neurologist. Good luck.
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Last updated Sep 12, 2013

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