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Causes Of Tingling In My Skin
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
See below: I would suggest that you go and see your doctor to be evaluated. This could be something simple, but it could also be a sign of something wrong with your spinal cord. If you do not have a doctor a health clinic or urgent care center could help you get on the right track. Good luck. ...Read more
Many things: Including things that have nothing to do with the feet, like a pinched nerve in the lower back or leg. If both feet tingle, this may be a symptom of an underlying problem like diabetes, anemia or something else. I'd start with seeing your pmd who can recommend an appropriate specialist after an initial work-up. Feel better! ...Read more
i have a tingling and numbness sensation that started in my forehead and spread to part of my scalp!what are the possible causes?
Scalp numbness: Let your doctor know, you may need to have your temporal artery checked, it goes along the temple and may cause headaches too. This needs a doctor evaluation.. ...Read more
What causes itchy,hard,little reddish purple spots in the palm of my hands and under the soles of my feet?
Nerve entrapment: Most likely, your nerve is being irritated by inflammation, or some sort of nerve root entrapment, similar to that found in the condition of "carpal tunnel syndrome." the median nerve travels through a 'tunnel' through your carpal (wrist) bones and gets irritated, often causing tingling or numbness in your thumb, pointer, middle and half of your ring finger. Get checked for cts. Good luck. ...Read more
Stabbing pains: This is a tough question to answer without enough medical history. There are many different types of syndromes, metabolic, traumatic, congenital, and disease processes that can present with this type of symptomatology. I would recommend you see your pcp if this is current/worsening issue. ...Read more
Variety of things: One of them being nutritional deficiencies such as B12, folate, and Vitamin D. You may check in with a physician on this problem and they'll give you the orders to get proper labwork. I'm also happy to consult with you 1-1 if you'd like and maybe we can figure some things out. If interested land on my page on www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Enter Key Code: PDXFNR if prompted. ...Read more
Meralgia: The most common cause of tingling in the lateral (outside) of the thighs is pressure on the lateral cutaneous nerve. This nerve is shallow at the front of the pelvic bone, and can be compressed there by tight, low belts; injured by a bump at that level, or by a belly that is enlarged, like in pregnancy. It is particularly common in diabetics. If you can avoid pressure on the nerve it may recover. ...Read more
Autoimmune Diseases: Diabetes is the most common cause of sensory changes in hands/feet. However, more often as not, diabetes starts out with burning pain, leading to numbness . Another possiblity is circulatory disturbances, caused by autoimmune disorders, such as reynauds or buerger's diseases. You may want to visit with you family physician about testing to see if you are haveing vasoconstrictory episodes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The bottom of my feet and the palms of my hands are red and burning and itching. What could this be from.
Many causes: If both hands at once, can be hyperventilation (breathing too fast when anxious), low blood pressure, alcohol abuse, diabetes, and other nerve diseases (neuropathies). One sided symptoms can be a pinched nerve in neck, low blood flow into arm from thoracic outlet syndrome. Should be seen by doctor to sort out the cause if persisting. ...Read more
Dark areas: From your list of medication I figure you are obese and this can happen in obese - a condition called acanthosis nigricans. ...Read more
What causes shooting pain &a vibrating sensation in arms, legs, feet and hands, also a burning sensation in palms of hands&soles of feet?
Vague: I would see your dr. Who would possibly refer you to a neurologist. Tests may have to be run to help diagnosis your ailment. Feeling disconnected concerns me and should you too, especially if you are driving or doing other chores that can create a dangerous situation. ...Read more
I have tingling on the right side of my head sometimes and sharp pains at other times what causes that?
Top of head tingling for a second or two after taking first few bites of food? Its been happening a lot lately. What could cause this?
Many possible causes: Your tingling may be related to any number of reasons including your known nervousness/panic attacks, or stress, stimulant overuse (for example, caffeine), headache, overexercise, nutritional deficiencies, etc. Here is some more information: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003296.htm ...Read more
Where is the pain?: there may be more than one cause but I can't tell because it's not clear where this is being felt. It can be due to a neurological issue or maybe due to Myofascial pain as we see these types of paresthesias in a lot of clinical settings which are not to do any damage. These are associated with Myofascial pain and one want to know if you have that. discuss these issues with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What can be the cause of tingling, itching, crawling senstaion in head and body related to skin or ellergy (with no signs of rush)?
Muktiple factoers: I suggest formal allergy and medical testing for underlying illnesses. ...Read more
I've been having tingling sensations on my face and most of the time on my head, it has been getting stronger and i would like to know the cause?
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
Sinusitis: This is not a typical sinus symptom which usually consists of pain with associated nasal congestion and drainage of mucus. Neuralgia, which is an irritation/inflammation of a superficial nerve in the forehead, is more likely. It's not serious and usually resolves in a few days. See your MD if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
Might a pinched nerve in your neck cause shooting pains when you turn your head and cause tingling?
Dr. Roy G. Spurling : When you turn your head to one side & experience tingling and shooting pain (radiculopathy) in your arm, upper back or shoulder region on the same side your neck was turned to, it may be indicative of a pinched nerve (foraminal stenosis; nerve root impingement. Modification of this maneuver performed by the doctor is called spurling's maneuver or sign, named after the neurosurgeon who named it. ...Read more
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