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Can ct head/orbit cause : lightheaded dizzy w/ brief low rumble noise , headache w/ tingling forehead? Dr said maybe anxiety, but no hx panic.attacks

Can ct head/orbit cause : lightheaded dizzy  w/ brief low rumble noise , headache w/ tingling forehead? Dr said maybe anxiety, but no hx panic.attacks

No, a CT cannot: CAUSE these symptoms. In fact, a CT may HELP DIAGNOSE reasons for dizziness and headache, such as sinusitis. Your doctor is correct that anxiety can cause dizziness and tingling, even without "panic attacks". If you have your CT on a disc, I can explain it to you on HealthTap Concierge healthtap.com/saurbornmd. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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Why does anxiety cause tingling on one side of face or tingling in fingers etc?

Why does anxiety cause tingling on one side of face or tingling in fingers etc?

May be paresthesias: This may be paresthesia which are uncomfortable skin sensations. We see these with anxiety With tingling we also evaluate for nerve irritation. You need to discuss these with your physician ...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 ?

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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What causes tingling in only one side of tongue? I have just that symptom that is all. Could it be MS or anxiety? Ms could do that single symptom?

What causes tingling in only one side of tongue? I have just that symptom that is all. Could it be MS or anxiety? Ms could do that single symptom?

Yes but....: While ms could theoretically cause this isolated symptom, as a male of 29 years of age it probably is not ms and is, as you say, just anxiety. If the symptoms persist or if you notice other similar neurological symptoms you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Help! can anxiety cause tingling in the vagina?

Help! can anxiety cause tingling in the vagina?

No: In 30 years of practicing psychiatry I have never heard anyone with anxiety complaint of that symptom. I believe the answer is no. ...Read more

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I have anxiety and sometimes it causes my back muscles to tense up and I get a tingling feeling on the left side of my face. I this normal?

I have anxiety and sometimes it causes my back muscles to tense up and I get a tingling feeling on the left side of my face. I this normal?

Certainly: Anxiety can manifest itself in many ways to include muscle tightness as well as tingling sensations and many other symptoms. Make an appointment with your doc or a HealyhTap provider to provide more details. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause tingling by your collarbone? or something more serious? I had pain in one of.my fingers also but it.wrnt away it's on my left side

Can anxiety cause tingling by your collarbone? or something more serious? I had pain in one of.my fingers also but it.wrnt away it's on my left side

Anxiety sensations: Anxiety can cause one to tense up their muscles and by doing so, can cause some tingling sensations like you describe. It seems, you have some form of anxiety as you are prescribed clonazapam, which you may know, can be habit forming. If you were my patient, and because you are young; I would work toward trying to treat your anxiety without the use of benzodiazapines, like clonazapam. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause general aches and pains in the upper body, along with "body zaps", and tingling sensations?

Can anxiety cause general aches and pains in the upper body, along with "body zaps", and tingling sensations?

Anxiety: Anxiety manifiests in many ways. it dampens the processes in the body not needed in emergency situations such as eating and sexuality. A clinical psychologist can help, also the book Feeling Good by David Burns. Peace and good health. Your doc can examine you to rule out medical conditions. ...Read more

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Im having tingling in my head I've been to ER this morning over sholder pain I have tendonitus and severe anxiety could this be the cause ?

Im having tingling in my head I've been to ER this morning over sholder pain I have tendonitus and severe anxiety could this be the cause ?

Could be: Anxiety can cause a variety of symptoms but u need to have a good physical work up & if cleared by your doc then see a psychiatrist to evaluate the source of the anxiety & prescribe appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have more pain, spasms,tingling and numbness at night. Could this be the cause of my anxiety attacks that is affecting my sleeping. what can help?

 I have more pain, spasms,tingling and numbness at night. Could this be the cause of my anxiety attacks  that is affecting my sleeping. what can help?

Further work up: You need to work with your primary doctor to determine the cause for the condition so it may be better treated and controlled. It sounds like you may have neuropathy based on your symptoms and there are medications that can help (lyrica, neurontin (gabapentin) in particular). Your anxiety is not going to improve unless your other conditions are not better managed. ...Read more

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Can numbness and tingling in teeth be cause from anxiety?

Prime suspect!: When the usual suspects are rounded up, Anxiety is almost always there. The limits to charges brought against this culprit seem limitless and it is often guilty. Anxiety may not do the dirty work directly, but your experience of distress is the result of complex internal events. I urge CBT therapy - if they think meds will help they'll refer. Investigate and prosecute. See a dentist too! Best. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause chest pain and tingling? This only occurs at night right as I'm trying to fall asleep. 7 out of past 8 nights.

Can anxiety cause chest pain and tingling? This only occurs at night right as I'm trying to fall asleep. 7 out of past 8 nights.

Although it' could: It seems a bit unlikely. Anxiety can exacerbate or cause many physical symptoms. Before i would assume it was all what used to be called psychosomatic, i would encourage you to be evaluated by a physician to rule out any physical illness. If you are feeling anxious it would be wise to learn relaxation techniques and speak with a psychologist as well about life issues making you anxious. ...Read more

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Can bad anxiety cause all kinds of pain such as 1 sided arm and leg pain stiffness & tingling etc! had lots tests all ok.Told its anxiety..

Can bad anxiety cause all kinds of pain such as 1 sided arm and leg pain stiffness & tingling etc! had lots tests all ok.Told its anxiety..

Anxiety: If you have undergone an extensive workup and all tests are negative it is possible you area suffering from anxeity symptoms but I am still concerned about the pain on one side of your body. Makes sense to double check with your doctor or get a second opinion. Try using the free anti anxiety app featured on the soundmindz.Org website, full of important information. Best. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause a tingling sensation left side of face left arm and left calf on and off today. No other symptoms. If I'm busy I feel it less.

Can anxiety cause a tingling sensation left side of face left arm and left calf on and off today. No other symptoms. If I'm busy I feel it less.

See that you have a: # of medical conditions. I would not assume that the tingling sensation you are experiencing is due to anxiety. The reason you may feel symptom less when you are busy is that it distracts you from focusing on the sensation. Take care. ...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