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Doctor insights on: How Long Can I Wait With Tingling To See If It Goes Away Without Seeing A Doctor

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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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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 ?

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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Is it better to see neuro or vascular doctor for leg tingling from circulation?

Is it better to see neuro or vascular doctor for leg tingling from circulation?

It depends: One question to be answered is did an md tell you it was a circulation problem. If so, what tests were done to determine this? If the problem is vascular then the vascular doctor should be consulted. A neurologist would be helpful for nerve/spine problems that are causing the symptoms. It may also be more than one problem but it is better to have your primary doctor coordinate the specialists. ...Read more

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A nurse tried to get a vien on my wrist & hit a nerve. 2 mos. Later if I hit the spot a tingling sensation down my pointer finger. Should I see a doc ?

A nurse tried to get a vien on my wrist & hit a nerve. 2 mos. Later if I hit the spot a tingling sensation down my pointer finger. Should I see a doc ?

Sign of repair: The tingling sensation may actually be a sign of regeneration of the nerve. If you do not have numbness in the finger, you may not need to see a doctor. However, till you recover full sensation in the finger, avoid injury or burns to the finger. ...Read more

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I have a tingling sensation in my left ear, I have been congested for a week and a half and I am nauseated. Do I need to see a doctor?

I have a tingling sensation in my left ear, I have been congested for a week and a half and I am nauseated. Do I need to see a doctor?

See the Barber- Huh?: I would've toughed it out thinking it was allergies, gluten, or too much Royal Baby on TV if not for the nausea. Sounds like it's getting complicated. Or are you possibly PMS'ing? I'd say you've given it the good 'ole college try. Now, "Let a professional handle this one ma'am" as the tall, broad shouldered, rugged looking stranger draws a tongue blade from his black bag & says, "Stick 'em out!". ...Read more