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I have localized nerve pain (tingling, burning, itching) on scalp, diffuse thinning & moving pressure in head for 10 mo. now. what could be the cause?

I have localized nerve pain (tingling, burning, itching)  on scalp, diffuse thinning & moving pressure in head for 10 mo. now. what could be the cause?

Not clear: what you mean by "diffuse thinning". Also you don't indicate whether you have or have had any rash or exposure for example to insects or injury. You should probably get a live consult from Concierge to go over all of the possibilities. ...Read more

Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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What causes body tingling especially scalp?

What causes body tingling especially scalp?

Scalp Tingling: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of scalp tingling. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms. Anxiety, hyperthyroidism, migraine, multiple sclerosis, neck muscle tension, sinus, menopause, hormone replacement therapy, allergy to shampoo/soap. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on my scalp and face?

I have  a burning sensation on my scalp and face?

Tooth issues: When there is local issue usually cause is nearby - could be tooth fillings or emf field due to cell phone usage - learn what the issue is and how to correct these. ...Read more

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I have constant tingling and burning in my calves?

I have constant tingling and burning in my calves?

Clarify please: There are so many variables that could be related to this: what meds are you on, what is your daily activity, what other medical problems do you have, how long has it gone on, what precipitates the pain, how severe is it, does it radiate, etc. Tingling and burning can be a nerve problem, like from diabetes. But if just in the calves, perhaps it is due to a muscle strain or bad shoes. ...Read more

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What could cause burning and tingling in the feet ?

What could cause burning and tingling in the feet ?

Most likely two: Things, either neuropathy (inflammations of the nerves) or you may have neuroma in the foot. ...Read more

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Burning under my front scalp in d middle of my head.?

Burning under my front scalp in d middle of my head.?

Paresthesia: Paresthesia refers to a burning or prickling sensation that is usually felt in the hands, arms, legs, or feet, but can also occur in other parts of the body. The sensation, which happens without warning, is usually painless and described as tingling or numbness, skin crawling, or itching.The appropriate treatment for paresthesia depends on accurate diagnosis of the underlying cause. ...Read more

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I have a scalp that is itching and burning like fire?

I have a scalp that is itching and burning like fire?

Several things: It's difficult to give you more accurate advice without sering your scalp, but this could he several things from a herpes zoster infection, to seborrheic dermatitis to fungus and even psoriasis. Ideally you should see a doctor to better characterize the problem and create an appropriate treatment plan. Best of luck. ...Read more

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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