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Can anxiety give you a really weird head sensation n kinda like you pass out or lose ur self really worried it's serious I keep worrying bout it?

Can anxiety give you a really weird head sensation n kinda like you pass out or lose ur self really worried it's serious I keep worrying bout it?

See your doctor : It is very common for anxiety to manifest as physical symptoms. These physical symptoms can be scary because they mimic serious medical conditions such as a heart attack. Go see your doctor for a physical exam. Once physical problems such as thyroid disease or heart disease are ruled out, your doctor can recommend treatment for your anxiety such as medication and therapy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What causes a floating sensation in your head?

What causes a floating sensation in your head?

Difficult to answer: Difficult to answer without a lot more information. Best to see your physician -- it could be something simple like dehydration, but problems with blood pressure, the heart, and even the brain must be considered. Medications could certainly be responsible as well. Please see your doctor for more information. ...Read more

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I keep getting a tingly sensation on top of my head on the left side what could it be?

I keep getting a tingly sensation on top of my head on the left side what could it be?

Anxiety: Tingling sensation on head could be caused by many reason. Anxiety is most common reason. Other etiology could be in your age is multiple sclerosis, B12 deficiency, migraine headache, trigeminal neuralgia(atypical), facial nerve problems. ...Read more

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What causes a feeling of vibrating all over? Is it a skin sensation problem; a skin nerves problem?

Vibrations in skin: The symptoms of vibrating sensation could suggest nerve pathology. If the area of vibration is localized and does not change, it suggests the sensory nerves supplying that area are getting affected by either compression or some other pathology. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a nerve test done to check out what's wrong with my vibration sensation under my skin?

Is it possible to get a nerve test done to check out what's wrong with my vibration sensation under my skin?

Yes: Neurologists test sensory modalities in general. Check in with a neurologist to see if there are specific tests for vibration sense. The symptoms may relate to some other disorder of the nerves, spinal cord or brain. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get the sensation of fainting every now and then usually when I turn my head. is this normal. what could it be?

Sometimes I get the sensation of fainting every now and then usually when I turn my head.  is this normal.  what could it be?

See your physician: These symptoms may represent a headache or other neurological condition (for example, BPPV), sinus issues, vasovagal response, or a vascular/blood flow issue. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to your physician. Avoid sudden head turns. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001420.htm ...Read more

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Hello. I experience pinch/bit sensation in different area of my body(skin). Please what does this sensation mean. Thank you.

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I experience pinch/bit sensation in different area of my body(skin). Please what does this sensation mean.

Thank you.

Migratory sensations: of this kind can be from many different things. Metabolic, vascular, infectious and neurological. You will need to see a health care professional and be examined to be certain of a diagnosis. Make an appointment today. ...Read more

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The weird sensation you get when you get hit in the head....I get that feeling without getting hit. What could cause this? It's not painful

The weird sensation you get when you get hit in the head....I get that feeling without getting hit. What could cause this? It's not painful

See a neurologist: I would need much more clinical information to answer your question properly, in any event you should see a clinician, preferrably a neurologist and have yourself thoroughly examined to find out what is the matter ...Read more

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Around 18 hours ago felt/heard a pop in or on the top right center part of my head then felt a cooling sensation come down the right side of my head.

Around 18 hours ago felt/heard a pop in or on the top right center part of my head then felt a cooling sensation come down the right side of my head.

Plan: To be sure what is going on with you we need to know: did you loose the consciousness or not, do you have nausea or vomiting, blurred vision, dizziness. If you have any of these or some of these you need to go to ER ASAP. If nothing like these symptoms present you anyway need rest!!!!! For 2-3 days for your head: laying down and no physical activity. ...Read more

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Actually am Having in the head a sensation of whirling, with a tendency to fall.i don't why this always happen when am trying to stand after sitting. ?

Actually am Having in the head a sensation of whirling, with a tendency to fall.i don't why this always happen when am trying to stand after sitting. ?

Anemia: Young girls can become anemic if they have heavy bleeding during their periods. See your doctor for a blood test to make sure you are not anemic. Also dehydration can do this so drink plenty of water and avoid caffeine and alcohol (they are dehydrating). Take a multivitamin daily. ...Read more

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What causes a skin crawling sensation?

What causes a skin crawling sensation?

Usually anxiety: That is most often a psychological problem. When going through detox from drugs and alcohol that is also a common experience. See your doctor for a referral to a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Popping sensation under skin what could this be?

Edema: If this is primarily on the legs, it may be due to low level swelling or edema. Fluid can sometimes be retained in the legs from standing or sitting for long periods. Pressing in these areas causes a temporary depression called pitting which pops back up fairly quickly. See a dermatologist or your primary care physician to evaluate this issue. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a tingling sensation in my head?

What does it mean if I have a tingling sensation in my head?

Sensitivity, anxiety: Sensation in the scalp is mediated by the trigeminal system, which can cause tingling in the head, even soreness when combing your hair. What activates the trigeminal system? Stress, tension or migraine headaches, gum or tooth disease or recent dental, or a tight headband. The trigeminal system gets stirred up easily by these and other things, but usually comes down in days to weeks. ...Read more