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I have a tingling feeling (paresthesia) all over my body for 12 hours now. It's so bothersome i can't sleep. What is this?

I have a tingling feeling (paresthesia) all over my body for 12 hours now. It's so bothersome i can't sleep. What is this?

May be stress: If it is indeed whole body tingling, I am not aware of any anatomical basis for this. Regardless see a neurologist and receive some symptomatic relief. ...Read more

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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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What exactly can be causing my paresthesia (tingling fingers and feet)?

What exactly can be causing my paresthesia (tingling fingers and feet)?

Diabetes or alcohol: The most common cause of tingling fingers and feet are diabetes mellitus and excessive alcohol use. ...Read more

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I am diagnosed with pannic attacks, permanent pinky finger paresthesia, woke up at 2am with whole left side of body numb and tingling. Should I do ct?

I am diagnosed with pannic attacks, permanent pinky finger paresthesia, woke up at 2am with whole left side of body numb and tingling. Should I do ct?

Let Dr decide: Best clarify with your doctor numbness on one side is a concern but an examination would clarify if you need a ct. The finger numbness alone is likely a nerve compression at your elbow or wrist. Your dr can eval this to see if any studies are needed. ...Read more

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What is causing a tingling sensation on my head, it more like parethesias on my head that travel to my forehead also followed by a tingling pulse. I?

What is causing a tingling sensation on my head, it more like parethesias on my head that travel to my forehead also followed by a tingling pulse. I?

Occipital Neuralgia: Sounds like you might have this. I would consider icing the area and using anti-inflammatories to help. If it does not resolve you might see your doctor for a occipital nerve block with steroid. ...Read more

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Random spasms of tingling in the groin ?

Random spasms of tingling in the groin ?

Need To See Doc: There is not enough information to give a good answer. You may have strained a muscle in your groin, may have a back problem that is affecting a nerve, may have an infection, may be due to a medication or side effect of something in your diet. It may also be normal or related to anxiety. See your doctor to have it checked out. If you have more symptoms, see doctor sooner. ...Read more

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I have for more than 2 years the sensation of stinging and tingling on skin groin area, what can it be from? no rash or something visible on skin...

I have for more than 2 years the sensation of stinging and tingling on skin groin area, what can it be from? no rash or something visible on skin...

Likely neuritis: Most likely a neuritis, nerve inflammation, causing this. It can be helped with topical doxepin cream and orally by tricyclic antidepressants like amitryptilline from your primary care doctor or dermatologist, if they confirm the diagnosis. Capsaicin from red pepper can help too but initially it can be very uncomfortable to use for the first four days. ...Read more

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I have a really strange tense almost tingling feeling in my groin. Will randomly tense up then release. Not painful. No injury. ?

I have a really strange tense almost tingling feeling in my groin. Will randomly tense 
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Soft tissue: Groin becoming tense at time and getting tingling may mean your soft tissues get stretched. It may not result from any injury but at times with any unusual stretch of the joint and soft tissue can result in that. Now relax and stretch tour body and it should go away in a week or so. Anything lasting more than that needs to be checked by your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

Paresthesia is a symptom in which a person has sensations of tingling or "pins and needles" on some or all of his skin. If a person sleeps on top of his arm, he may have paresthesia in the arm for a short ...Read more


Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more