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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more


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What can cause a burning sensation up your back to your head?

Neuralgia: What you are describing is nerve pain which is described as burning in nature, likely secondary to a pinched nerve either C2 or C3 dermatome. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation on the left side of my body from head to back. What causes the pain?

Atypical symptom: Burning in such a large area of your body is atypical. I am not sure of the cause but if it is central nervous system related it has to be coming from right side of the brain possibly thalamus. This however extremely rare and very unlikely. Most likely there is some other non nervous system related explanation. ...Read more

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I have a tingling crawling sensation inside my head around the temple. What could cause this?

I have a tingling crawling sensation inside my head around the temple. What could cause this?

TMD?: 26 y female has "tingly crawling sensation" around temple; apparently one-sided. Paresthesias caused by chronic muscle spasm might be etiologic. Chronic muscle spasm is a signature symptom of Temporomandibular Joint disorder, wherein the ipsilateral Masseter muscle is chronically spastic. See comments: ...Read more

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I have crawling sensation in back part of my head like Two many ants are walking. What causes thisI?

I have crawling sensation in back part of my head like Two many ants are walking. What causes thisI?

Abnormal sensation: As this sensation is in the head first rule out you do not have pediculosis, if negative, abnormal sensation usually results from nerve irritation. Have it checked out by a Neurologist. ...Read more

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I recently had a popping sensation in my head followed by intense dizziness. What might be the cause for it?

Otolithic?: The noise could be from dislodgement of an otolith, a calcified part of the inner ear which when it stimulates inner ear nerves can cause vertigo. See your ENT doctor for evaluation, even though a single episode is rarely indicative of serious disease. ...Read more

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Is it something w/ nerve endings that causes chills, tingling sensation throughout head & body when excited or skin is rubbed/massaged? Is it normal?

Is it something w/ nerve endings that causes chills, tingling sensation throughout head & body when excited or skin is rubbed/massaged? Is it normal?

Anxiety: I understand your concern.
Your symptoms are likely due to stress in your life.
At age 36, stresses of relationship, marriage, separation, parenting, unresolved feelings of worry, fear, hurt, resentment; work and finances can cause Anxiety with physical symptoms.
This is not normal; it indicates need to see a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis and Therapy.
Do Breathing Relaxation, Yoga and Meditation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of throbbing sensation to both sides of my head with occasional shocking sensations felt mostly in head but all over sometimes?

What could be the cause of throbbing sensation to both sides of my head with occasional shocking sensations felt mostly in head but all over sometimes?

Migraine: Sounds like a migraine type of headache. Throbbing headaches typically have a vascular origin, but can also happen with tension type headaches as well. I notice that you're taking meds for hypertension and if not well controlled, this can also lead to headaches. Make sure you're taking your meds and checking your bp. Try ice packs or migraine formula otc meds. ...Read more

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What can cause a tingling sensation in the head? Only right side?

What can cause a tingling sensation in the head? Only right side?

See below: Could be pinched nerve from your neck or it could be tmjor temporomandibular joint disease if it is occurring near your ear. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What can cause a brief dropping sensation in head as if u sudden dropped in elevator? Lasted only few sec. Very stressed at time with 2 kids and pup

What can cause a brief dropping sensation in head as if u sudden dropped in elevator? Lasted only few sec. Very stressed at time with 2 kids and pup

Stress can play on U: The dropping sensation u describe sre known to occur w anxiety state or stress.
There could also be inner ear problem of virtigo, Labrynthitis or even in some cases TMJ problems ahve been linked with sudden sensation of dropping or falling.
If stress relief doesn't resolve the problem, I would recommend an ENT evaluation ...Read more

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What could cause a cold sensation to go into my sons (10yrs old) neck and then into his head and remain there for most of the day? (@11-3pm) thank you

What could cause a cold sensation to go into my sons (10yrs old) neck and then into his head and remain there for most of the day? (@11-3pm) thank you

Unusual symptom...: A pediatrician or family doctor can sit down with the 10 year-old and chat, to find out what is meant by a cold sensation. There aren't any cold items inside the body, unless one is drinking cold milk or eating ice cream. So, the doctor will want to know if the sensation is in the skin, which may mean something is irritating the sensory nerves to that area of the skin. ...Read more

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I have sensation of someone blowing cold air on the top of my head? What could cause this? Should I be worried? And could this be caused by coughmeds?

I have sensation of someone blowing cold air on the top of my head? What could cause this? Should I be worried? And could this be caused by coughmeds?

Probably not: It seems you are having excessive sensitivity of your scalp. Let your physician examine your scalp. Often a skin condition like seborrhea can make skin excessively sensitive. ...Read more

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What causes brief intense vertigo spins after turning head, with sensation of water sloshing in circles in your head?

What causes brief intense vertigo spins after turning head, with sensation of water sloshing in circles in your head?

Positional Vertigo: The condition is commonly called Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo or BPPV. In most cases there is no cause for this and it gradually fades away, without specific treatment, but it may be worthwhile to get an ENT consultation to see if your inner ear is WN! . Feel better ...Read more

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Extreme sensitivity to fluorescent light. Cause fuzzy feeling in head. High anxiety. Occasional wave sensation in head. Help!!

Extreme sensitivity to fluorescent light. Cause fuzzy feeling in head. High anxiety. Occasional wave sensation in head. Help!!

This could be: Sub-migraine headaches, so start with a general physical and ask for a referral, if needed, to a neurologist. This could also be atypical light sensitivity of just the eyes and eye/brain interactions. For this, see an ophthalmologist.
This should lower your anxiety, but if not, the anxiety could also cause hypersensitivity to external stimuli. Now, we have a different problem...anxiety. ...Read more

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The right side of my nose has had this tingly sensation for about a month now. I have no other symptoms what could cause this?

The right side of my nose has had this tingly sensation for about a month now. I have no other symptoms what could cause this?

Trigeminal neuralgia: The fifth nerve provides sensation to the face and could be dysfunctioning if it persists see an ear nose and throat doctor and they will check it out to make sure that is all it is. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of the sensation of a strand of hair on the face, in a small area by nose yet nothing is there. Reacurring.

What could be the cause of the sensation of a strand of hair on the face, in a small area by nose yet nothing is there. Reacurring.

Ingrown hair: Sometimes we get ingrown hairs that do not erupt to the outside as normal. A warm compress may draw the hair to erupt from the skin. Clean the skin with a good antibiotic wash. This will help. Good luck! ...Read more

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Could fibromyalgia cause horrible pain in the upper back flesh and tissues accompanied with very hot sensation reaches back of my head, burning hot?

Could fibromyalgia cause horrible pain in the upper back flesh and tissues accompanied with very hot sensation reaches back of my head, burning hot?

Not likely, but can!: This is not a typical fibromyalgia complaint, but I have seen unusual ones. I would see someone to excluded other causes! ...Read more

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What causes tingly sensation you get in nerves, head, throughout body when skin is rubbed or massaged? Does it impact adults' growth hormone in way?

What causes tingly sensation you get in nerves, head, throughout body when skin is rubbed or massaged? Does it impact adults' growth hormone in way?

Probably not: Tingling sensations like you describe may be early manifestation of neuropathy, which is not one condition but depends upon its cUse and an atomic site. If your symptoms are bothersome involving multiple parts of body, consultation with a neurologist may be beneficial. Feel better☺️ ...Read more

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I'm having a pressure sensation on a small part of the right side of the top of my head. Not painful. My sinuses are backed up, could it be the cause?

I'm having a pressure sensation on a small part of the right side of the top of my head. Not painful. My sinuses are backed up, could it be the cause?

Headache: It could be a sinus headache. Try some sudafed and some afrin (oxymetazoline) for only a couple of days. You can get addicted to the afrin (oxymetazoline) if you use it for more than three days. You may have allergies as well. Try an over the counter antihistimine like claritin. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could fibromyalgia cause pain in the upper shoulders &very hot burning sensation that goes along the back of my head. Ifeel shoulders painful &hot also?

Possibly: If the pain is generalized and there are areas of soft tissue tenderness, then it is likely fibromyalgia. Localized pain just to the neck and shoulder areas is unlikely to be fibromyalgia. ...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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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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What could cause a burning sensation in head scalp?

What could cause a burning sensation in head scalp?

Many causes: Allergy to soap/shampoo
reaction to hair colouring product
hair products
stress
anxiety
migraine
side effect of medication
occipital neuralgia
sinus
whiplash injury
vitamin b 12 deficiency
spinal nerve compression
diabetes
peripheral artery disease
peripheral neuropathy
sun burn
chemical burn
heat burn
peripheral nerve trauma (see nerve symptoms)
peripheral nerve compressions. ...Read more

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Can benign lesions on penile head cause jabbing or dull pain sensation?

Unlikely: This is not a guarantee that this is not the cause. Most of these are not painful or sensitive. To be completely sure the man involved should be seen by your doctor to identify the problem and guide therapy if any is needed. The doctor should also identify the lump under the foreskin. ...Read more

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Brief clicking/popping sensation in head when I walk? What's the cause?

Brief clicking/popping sensation in head when I walk? What's the cause?

DJD: Probably mild degenerative disease. Without pain or numbness don't worry! ...Read more