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What causes tingling in body during sleep?

What causes tingling in body during sleep?

Nocturnal tingles: More often than not it is innocuous unless it is chronic and if it substantially disrupts sleep. Pressure on nerves like on the ulnar crease or funny bone can cause tingling along the length of the arm from the elbow down. Carpal tunnel syndrome more often affects the palms. Nerve compression in the neck area can prompt shoulder, neck and arm tingling. May be "sleeping wrong" on arm or kinked neck. ...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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Does wellbutrin (bupropion) cause tingling all over body? Worse when i rub an area.

Does wellbutrin (bupropion) cause tingling all over body? Worse when i rub an area.

Possible s/e: Wellbutrin (bupropion) can cause tingling or paresthesias, but this is an uncommon side effect. If dose is lowered or stopped and tingling subsides, you know it was a side effect. Discuss with prescribing doctor who may want to adjust dose or try a different med. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Do you know what causes tingling in your body it's been going on I see my doctor next month do you think it's from anxiety and nervous ?

Do you know what causes tingling in your body it's been going on I see my doctor next month do you think it's from anxiety and nervous ?

Anxiety: I understand your concern about tingling It is important to know the location, intensity, duration and frequency of your tingling, relationship to stress and what relieves it At age 23, problems and conflicts with parents, relationships with turmoil and separations, work, Alcohol use and finances can cause Anxiety Use Breathing relaxation, Tai, Chi, Yoga, and Meditation Exercise See your doctor ...Read more

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I have mild to moderate central canal stenosis in my neck. I also have C6 compression. Can this cause tingling all over body? (from head to toe)

CSM: Or cervical spondylotic myelopathy does not generally present with tingling all over the body. That have being said, there is no well-defined pattern of neurologic deficits in csm & patients present with varying signs and symptoms. A consultation with an internist, neurologist and neurosurgeon, brain MRI w/, and nerve studies are recommended. ...Read more

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What could cause a weird tingling all over body?

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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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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Does stress cause tingling all ova d body?$

Does stress cause tingling all ova d body?$

Yes, here is a list: •injury to a nerve •pressure on the spinal nerves, such as from a herniated disk pressure on peripheral nerves •shingles or herpes zoster infection •lack of blood supply to an area carpal tunnel syndrome (pressure on a nerve at the wrist) diabetes, migraines ms seizures stroke/tia low thyroid raynaud's abnl calcium, potassium, b12, other vit's, meds, lead, alcohol, radiation and panic attacks. ...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