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Forehead Pins And Needles Painful
What could cause intermittent numbness (not pins and needles but rather funny/odd feeling) in a demarcated area of left side of forehead?
Could there be any connection between vagus nerve damage and burning/pins and needles feeling in face (around mouth and nose/lower forehead area)?
Not really: The short answer is "no." the sensory function of the vagus nerve has no relationship to facial or oral structures. The closest that the vagus nerve comes to any function in that region of the body would have to do mainly with the cough reflex. Trigeminal nerve dysfunction more likely causing symptoms you mentioned. I notice that gbs is listed under "conditions."is that currently or in the past? ...Read more
This needs clarifica: Thi \s needs clarification. Since this is always on the same side of teh face could be atypical facial pain, trigeminal neurologia or migrain or a neurologic problem. You need to see your physician and a neurologist ...Read more
My husband keeps getting a pins and needles sensation in the back of his head which only goes when he insist on banging his head on that area.?
Pins & needles: The most common cause of pins and needles sensation in the back of the head is a pinched nerve in the neck, usually secondary to significant arthritis or disk degeneration. If the pain is constant, it is understandable that he might want to bang his head just to distract himself from a worse pain, but this isn't the best way to deal with it. Have him see a doctor. Treatments are available. ...Read more
Husband complaining of fuzziness to right side of head also very anxious occasionally getting pins and needles he is 46 and on ramipril?
Having sharp short pains on my head, not like pins and needles when something "falls asleep" but like I just got poked with a small sewing needle.?
Need more info: I really need more information to answer this question. What location of your head does occur? Do you get any associated symptoms with the stabbing headaches? Blurry vision, double vision, fluid leakage from ears or nasal passages, headaches worsened in light, weakness of arms and /or legs, neck pain? Any history of closed head injury? First I would start with a brain mri. ...Read more
I have a 5c cyst between my shoulders and head above the muscles, could that be causing the pins and needles in the crown of my head?
I have been getting pins and needles thru my left side of body head to toe and chest what could it be?
I have woke twice now with pins and needles on the top right side of my head. I have seizures is this a type of seizure. If not what does it mean?
Consider: Your description of outcome does not confirm or disconfirm that a nocturnal seizure occurred with subsequent pins and needles, but perhaps this is merely a positional phenomenon causing a compression of the greater occipital nerve on the right. Discuss with your neurologist and perhaps get updated eeg. ...Read more
Hi, I've recently been having a fear of going sick, and now I'm Having pins and needles on the left side of my head, what is this? I also have asthma
Left side face feels like pins and needles...goes to back of head. And on top of my head....happens sometimes...had test check arteries....everything?
I sometimes awake from sleeping and my head/scalp feels like it has fallen asleep. It will get pins and needles and be fine again. Whydoes thishappen?
Head sleepy: How long does that go on for? . Are u on any medications? . Any other symptoms? . I will be more than glad to give advice if more info., otherwise recommend u see your family doc. Soon. ...Read more
She has pins and needles feeling on finger tips and toes and tingling in the head from time to time?
Hello, my father is experiencing pins and needles starting in his feet and making their way up his body, to his head... what can cause this?
Hi, for the past week I have been getting a pins and needles sensation up both my arms, chest and head. This happens twice a day and lasts for 30secs?
See a neurologist: If it happens when you bend your neck forward or to either side, that could represent lhermitte sign, the sensation of shocking, needling or zapping traveling through your neck & arms. Get it checked out by a neurologist. ...Read more
I am constantly have pins and needles in middle of my head mostly in the back follow up neck pain (tender to touch)?
I am constantly have pins and needles in my right side head mostly in the back follow up neck pain (tender to touch)?
I'm having back of head tingling/pins and needles at random points during the day + headaches and temple pain. What could it be?
Need a full history: I have a lot of questions I'd like to ask you to answer your question. Feel free to request a virtual consult with me, I look forward to helping you. ...Read more
When I put my head down to my chest I have a pins and needles sensation into the back of my legs, is this a pinched nerve? If yes what can I do for it
Maybe or Maybe not: It could be caused by cervical stenosis, with pressure on your spinal cord. However, there are other things that could cause this, so go see a spinal surgeon for evaluation to rule out any spinal cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Can't be complex: There may not be a simple answer to your question. If a person has back pain and abdominal pain they have abdominal pain is usually in the lower location than the back pain. In your case I can't be certain. There maybe medical issues are there may be psychological issues. You need to discuss this with your physician ...Read more