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I have tingling all over my body only at night. What is the cause?

I have tingling all over my body only at night. What is the cause?

Need eval: Tingling all over can be caused by many different conditions. Most of the conditions are not life threatening but still require a physical examination and possibly other testing to determine the cause. Many times generalized tingling can be the result of stress and anxiety also. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Never officially diagnosis with hsv2 but know I have it. My question is 1-why do I only have tingling at night? 2- can it move to another area of my body?

Never officially diagnosis with hsv2 but know I have it. My question is 1-why do I only have tingling at night? 2- can it move to another area of my body?

Herpes: Hsv-1 usually causes cold sores. Hsv-2 is usually responsible for genital herpes. However, either type can cause sores in the facial area or on the genitals. You get the first episode of herpes infection from another person who has an active lesion. Shared eating utensils, razors and towels, as well as kissing, may spread hsv-1. Oral sex can spread hsv-1 to the genitals and hsv-2 to the lips. ...Read more

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Hi I started one night woke up with tingling all over my body mainly my head then next day I felt drunk so led on settee all day after that I started really nervous feeling so went to my go who put me on axiety tablets since then my personality is not th

Hi I started one night woke up with tingling all over my body mainly my head then next day I felt drunk so led on settee all day after that I started really nervous feeling so went to my go who put me on axiety tablets since then my personality is not th

Anxiety: I commend you for being concerned about your Health!
I understand your discomfort.
Your symptoms indicate Anxiety which can be due to stresses of relationships, separation, work and finances.
Medications for anxiety can have side effects.
See a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Therapy, Medication, Breathing Relaxation and Visual Imagery.

Use Relaxation Music, Yoga, and Meditation and Tai Chi. ...Read more

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I have tingling all over my body that started when I hurt my neck 6 months ago that is worse at night/when sitting. Could this be pinched nerves/RSI?

I have tingling all over my body that started when I hurt my neck 6 months ago that is worse at night/when sitting. Could this be pinched nerves/RSI?

See a doctor: Neck injuries usually require minor care. Occasionally, there can be more serious problems. It is best if have a proper evaluation by a doctor. The doctor will likely order an MRI of the neck to see if the injury was more serious. ...Read more

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Tingling throughout the body that leads to twitching/jerking that occurs during the day and night. Epilepsy is in my family but my diagnosis was negat?

Tingling throughout the body that leads to twitching/jerking that occurs during the day and night. Epilepsy is in my family but my diagnosis was negat?

Twitching/jerking: Not all twitching and jerking is epilepsy. it may not be epilepsy but it's still a neurological problem. If your negat diagnosis of epilepsy was made by a neurologist, go back & ask, "If it isn't epilepsy, then what is it? Just give me a name to put on it." Then learn everything you can about what (s)he tells you it is. Caution: A lot of things in medicine don't have a neat, tidy explanation. ...Read more

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Sciatic pain, top left buttock, hip & left side of body. Also tingling/numbness bottom of spine. Worst at night, hurts to move & just sitting down, help?

Sciatic pain, top left buttock, hip & left side of body. Also tingling/numbness bottom of spine. Worst at night, hurts to move & just sitting down, help?

Ouch: sciatica (pain related to the course and distribution of the sciatic nerve), along with paresthesias (unusual sensations associated with sensory nerves) can be due to muscular inflammation, but might reflect ongoing damage to the nerve itself. Best to consult with your Primary Care practitioner for further evaluation and possibly imaging. ...Read more

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In the past I hav woke at night very sweaty, panicky with a tingling moving down body then full body convulsions but I was aware of surroundings. Causes?

In the past I hav woke at night very sweaty, panicky with a tingling moving down body then full body convulsions but I was aware of surroundings. Causes?

Perhaps: The answer involves a panic reaction syndrome, and be reassured that these episodes do not describe epilepsy. A simple drug called xanax (alprazolam) may nicely and fully prevent further events, but discuss with your doctor and explore various options. ...Read more

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I get terrible aniexty at night before bed head hurts body gets all tingling pins and needles, heart feels fluttery, but I don't seem to know why?

I get terrible aniexty at night before bed head hurts body gets all tingling pins and needles, heart feels fluttery, but I don't seem to know why?

Sounds like a panic: Attack. Sometimes people have anxiety and panic attacks and they often feel unsure of why it occurs. See your doctor to discuss treatment options including medications. ...Read more

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Every night I experience this crazy itching all over my body, arms legs, tingling sensation in feet, its weird, what may it be?

Every night I experience this crazy itching all over my body, arms legs, tingling sensation in feet, its weird, what may it be?

Start with allergist: Difficult to explain symptoms but if itching is major symptom then start with allergist - immunologist. ...Read more

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Tingling on entire body, why?

Tingling on entire body, why?

Some possibilities: Some medications can cause tingling (topamax), some chemical imbalances may provoke (sodium/potassium), hyperventilation (changes in carbon dioxide), peripheral neuropathies (like diabetes), variety of toxins (arsenic, etc). Get examined and maybe tested so treatment can be decided. ...Read more

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What causes tingling on left side of body?

What causes tingling on left side of body?

Possible brain patho: Is it constant or intermittent. If tingling is indeed on whole left side including left face, left arm, left chest and left lower extremity without neck pain, it would indicate some pathology in right brain. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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What does tingling all over your body mean?

Tingling: It appears you might have a sensory neuropathy. The whole body tingling could precede numbness. Common causes are diabetes, vitamin deficiencies like vitamin b-12, alcohol use, lyme's disease. I suggest you check with your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. I hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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Why do I have a tingling feeling in my body?

Difficult Question: That is a very vague symptom. You may need to just see your doc so they can get a good history and physical. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is causing pain and tingling in my body?

Tingling: To determine the cause of pain and tingling, it is so very important to know details such as where the pain/tingling is (hands, feet, head, trunk, arm, leg, pelvis, back, neck), quality (sharp, dull, aching), timing (constant, intermittent), what makes it worse or better (medications, positions), what other symptoms come w/ it (headache, speech trouble, no bladder control). Details are everything. ...Read more

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What could cause a weird tingling all over body?

Panic attack: Tingling all over the body, from head to toe, is very rare. Sometimes, hyperventilation that occurs during an anxiety attack can cause a sensation of whole body tingling. Very few other conditions present this way without other associated symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes tingling nerves over the whole body?

Possibl Fibromyalgia: If it is associated with pain all over the body and there are many tender areas over trunk arms and legs then you could have fibromyalgia. Otherwise only tingling all over the body is hard to explain. ...Read more

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What cause someone to feel tingling all over their body?

Many things: Can be many things from generalized anxiety to peripheral neuropathy, best to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling sensations on left side of body?

Many causes: There are many possible causes, ranging from stroke to complicated migraine to spinal cord disease. A neurologist can help investigate possible causes and find a treatment to control your symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a tingling sensation in the body?

Tingling: Generally this is caused when a nerve is irritated or not functioning correctly. So, you can develop tingling if you interrupt circulation, or compress a nerve, or if the chemical balances are interrupted - sometimes tingling occurs with hyperventilation (breathing to fast) because acid base balance changes your chemistry. ...Read more

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What sickeness gives me tingling sensation all over my body?

Unique complaint: Assuming that you have this complaint for months without any pain or other symptoms, this appears unique and very hard to explain. If there is associated pain in several parts of body then it could be harbinger of fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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What is going on with your body when you have tingling all over?

? early fibromyalgia: Symptoms are difficult to explain. However it could be harbinger of fibromyalgia especially if you already have pain in several parts of your body. ...Read more

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Why am I suddenly having prickly, tingling sensations all over my body?

Multiple Reason: There are many reasons that you can have tingling sensations from mild nerve damage to neuropathy and other milder conditions. Need additional information ...Read more

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Why am I getting cold tingling feeling all over my body? Please help!

Turn up the heat,,,: If the skin is tingling and cold could be from infection --- take you temperature to rule out fever. ...Read more

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What to do if I can force myself to send a weird tingling through my body?

Explain more: Explain what action you take to cause tingling and in which parts of your body. Are some parts spared. Are there any other associated or ongoing symptoms. ...Read more

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Essentially, what causes spontaneous tingling all over the body that lasts for around 10 to 15 seconds?

Possible stress: I am not aware of anatomical basis for episodic tingling of entire body. One can consider seizure but by now one or more of these episodes would have resulted in other identifiable symptoms. Stress is possible. ...Read more

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Hot sensations and tingling in parts of my body, mostly on my left side. What can be the possiable causes?

Hot and tingling: List of considerations is extensive. Your doctor uses your information to help localize where the problem is and what the cause might be. When checking with your doctor describe if it involves the face, if there is pain anywhere in the spine, what makes the sensations worse, duration of symptoms, other associated symptoms like leg weakness, bladder problems or impotency. ...Read more

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There is a tingling sensation all over my body and it's very annoying. And also getting worse why is that happening??

There is a tingling sensation all over my body and it's very annoying. And also getting worse why is that happening??

Tingling': ALL OVER suggests a number of issues including ANXIETY (actually the most common cause = hyperventilation) but metabolic reasons such as a LOW CALCIUM should be "ruled out" An "in person" visit is
necessary!

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

Nocturnal (Definition)

This term is used to note that something ...Read more