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I have numbness and tingling in my left eyebrow. It doesn't hurt but it is really annoying. What could this be?

I have numbness and tingling in my left eyebrow. It doesn't hurt but it is really annoying. What could this be?

Location: Is consistent with a problem involving supra-orbital branch of v-1 trigeminal nerve. Maybe secondary to trauma. Do you wear eyeglasses or sun glasses and did you bump upper frame against forehead? Do not worry, not a sign of progressive nerve disease, just a local problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


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Hi when I lay down on the back of my head for some reason I get this numbness feeling on the left side of my head especially when I use a pillow. As s?

Hi when I lay down on the back of my head for some reason I get this numbness feeling on the left side of my head especially when I use a pillow. As s?

Pressure: This is most likely positional, temporary and due to pressure on the superficial nerves of your scalp and has nothing to do with any brain pathology especially if you don't have this symptom any other time. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you if you have further concerns. ...Read more

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What to do if I have heaviness in head, numbness, tingling/stinging?

What to do if I have heaviness in head, numbness, tingling/stinging?

Seek evaluation: There could many causes for these symptoms. Please make an appointment with your health care provider for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Hi i wake up in a morning with head pains and numbness in face what can this be?

Hi i wake up in a morning with head pains and numbness in face what can this be?

Not sure: It could be allergies that mediate a sinus congestion, and over night, your sinuses are getting clogged and congested, causing early morning pains and numbness. An antihistamine/allergy medication or inhaled corticosteroid nasal spray may help. This is a guess over the computer, so it's best to see a dr. For an eval, best wishes. ...Read more

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Im having numbness in tingling in my head any idea's to what my be causing this?

Im having numbness in tingling in my head any idea's to what my be causing this?

Numb head: In the face or back of your head mean different things-- is it permanent or intermittent? Many causes-- get it checked. ...Read more

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What to do if I have head numbness, tunnel vision, high pitched ringing, light headedness?

What to do if I have head numbness, tunnel vision, high pitched ringing, light headedness?

Tunnel vision: All of these symptoms together warrant an immediate medical evaluation today by your doctor or a visit to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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I have numbness down right side of face and head. Did I sleep wrong or something happened to my nerve?

I have numbness down right side of face and head. Did I sleep wrong or something happened to my nerve?

Depends: If the numbness doesn't last very long then it might be caused by pressure on the nerve while sleeping. If this lasts longer than a few minutes then it could be something much more serious and it should be carefully evaluated by a specialist. ...Read more

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Tingling numbness at the back of my head and into the jaws and cheeks lasts for few minutes is this something alarming ?

Tingling numbness at the back of my head and into the jaws and cheeks lasts for few minutes is this something alarming ?

Paresthesiae: Tingling on both sides of the face simultaneously would not be a sign of arterial blockage,impending stroke or brain tumor as these would cause localized symptoms. Your symptoms might be caused by tensing or clenching of facial muscles resulting in nerve impingement but other causes of these parasthesiae include deficiencies of magnesium,calcium,potassium or even hyperventilating. See a neurologis ...Read more

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I had a spinal block for birth a yr ago. Since then I keep getting numbness on the back of my head lasting upto 2days. What is this?

I had a spinal block for birth a yr ago. Since then I keep getting numbness on the back of my head lasting upto 2days. What is this?

Hard to tell : but if it has been going on for this long, you should see your doctor and possibly a neurologist for a full workup. ...Read more

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I Have This Tense Dull Stiff Feeling On The left Side of The Back Of My Head and Neck. And I Feel Numbness In The Head Too. What Should I Do ?

I Have This Tense Dull Stiff Feeling On The left Side of The Back Of My Head and Neck. And I Feel Numbness In The Head Too. What Should I Do ?

A neck problem: You clinical picture could be due to a cervical spine sprain/strain with probably radiculitus of cervical spinal nerves:Go to see a Orthopedic for evaluation and management of you neck problem. ...Read more

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Intermittent head numbness for the past week lasting 2 minutes. Now it is occuring down my left cheek and on the temple of my head any causes?

Intermittent head numbness for the past week lasting 2 minutes.  Now it is occuring down my left cheek and on the temple of my head any causes?

Head Numbness: Intermittent head numbness lasting 2 minutes may be caused by irritation of one of the cranial nerves. May be more serious if associated with headache or facial weakness. It would be a good idea to discuss this during an office visit with your PCP so you can be examined for additional findings. ...Read more

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Stood up after 20 min in barber chair to numbness in my head for 3 seconds then went away I'm scared And I have anxiety and I'm dwelling on it .

Stood up after 20 min in barber chair to numbness in my head for 3 seconds then went away I'm scared And I have anxiety and I'm dwelling on it .

Don't worry. : It's most likely from standing to quickly from a long sitting session. Blood falls towards gravity and it takes a second or two for your body to re-equilibriate. ...Read more

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I have transient numbness on the top of my head. Have I trapped a nerve and could it be related to my scoliosis? anything I can do to relieve this?

I have transient numbness on the top of my head. Have I trapped a nerve and could it be related to my scoliosis? anything I can do to relieve this?

Consult cardiologis: Transient numbness on the top of head could be due to something to do with blood circulation or postural nerve gets pinched if you have neck problem. since you have hypotension and prinzmetal angina which may be the reason .Discuss with cardiologist and get investigated and treatment to get relief from this problem ...Read more

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I have on and off numbness in my forehead and top of my head. It takes over everything I'm thinking about and I'm wondering what it is/what to do. ?

I have on and off numbness in my forehead and top of my head. It takes over everything I'm thinking about and I'm wondering what it is/what to do.

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Keep a diary : Do you also experience hearing or visual changes, or sensory or movement changes in your extremities? If so, then you need an in-person checkup. But probably you don't, & are likely OK. So I would recommend keeping a diary for 1-2 weeks at least, noting timing, nature & associated features whenever these symptoms occur. Get help if still problematic. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I've been having constant, chronic numbness, spasms & pain from my head, down to my fingers. This occurs mainly on my left side, but sometimes shifts.

Neurological eval.: Sorry you are having this. You need an accurate neurological examination and diagnostic testing either bt your primary doctor or by a neurologist.Please don't ignore this issue so a diagnosis and treatment may be started.Good luck. ...Read more