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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

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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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Light headed tingling nausea headaches in back of head?

Light headed tingling nausea headaches in back of head?

Headaches: The symptoms you describe are vague and nonspecific. The causes range from arthritis in the neck to a lack of sufficient blood flow to the back of the brain. See a neurologist for imaging and an evaluation. ...Read more

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Feeling light headed dizzy tingling in extremities flushed have normal a1c?

Feeling light headed dizzy tingling in extremities flushed have normal a1c?

Hypoglycemia: It seems you have diabetes, if you are knowledgeable about your hemoglobin a1c. The symptoms you describe could be due to low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), produced by a diabetes medication taken with too little food. Your a1c would be normal if you have frequent low blood sugar episodes. ...Read more

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I had mild fever of 37.8 c, elevated heart rate, light headed and tingling sensation at my fingers. I wonder what is my sickness?

I had mild fever of 37.8 c, elevated heart rate, light headed and tingling sensation at my fingers. I wonder what is my sickness?

See a doctor: Cannot diagnose this over the internet. You sound as if you may be quite ill. Go and get seen. Good luck. ...Read more

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Light headed and tingling in hands and feet. I don't eat red meat but I take a multivitamin with 18 mg of iron. Could it be iron deficiency?

Light headed and tingling in hands and feet. I don't eat red meat but I take a multivitamin with 18 mg of iron. Could it be iron deficiency?

Maybe.: There are many causes of light-headedness and tingling, iron deficiency is one. It is easy to check for with simple lab tests. Most iron deficiency in the US in women is a result of anemia from chronic heavy periods. But there are other causes of both iron deficiency and your symptoms. See a doc and sort out what is going on. ...Read more

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The last couple weeks when I stand from a sitting position and start walking I feel a light-headed and get a warm tingling sensation all over my body?

The last couple weeks when I stand from a sitting position and start walking I feel a light-headed and get a warm tingling sensation all over my body?

Postural light head: F of unknown age and ethnicity and healthy problems and medications history asks: When stand from a sitting position and start waking fee light headed and get warm tingling sensation all over my body? ANS; I am not clear what the question is. Most likely your BP is dropping when you stand. Tell your Dr and have then check your BP seated and standing. ...Read more

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I have a tingling feeling on my brain and feel light headed this occurs every day is this an epileptic aura?

I have a tingling feeling on my brain and feel light headed this occurs every day is this an epileptic aura?

Unlikely but...: The fact you have daily events and no convulsion makes it very unlikely these feelings are epileptic. An aura is actually a little seizure that does not generalize. You need a good general evaluation. Your doctor may want to order an eeg. This can be done under the setting when you expect one of your spells. A normal eeg during event rules out seizure. ...Read more

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Why I feel dizzy and light headed after every short naps? Also I feel tingling sensation on my face after waking up.

Why I feel dizzy and light headed after every short naps? Also I feel tingling sensation on my face after waking up.

R/O SLEEP APNEA/OSA: OSA can be suggested by history and physical. Excess snoring/daytime sleepiness/apneic episodes/ aM headaches. And the Exam obesity/small oral airway/collar size>18. The definitive test is a PSG with split night/CPAP titration. I would request copy of sleep study and get a second opinion if you are not satisfied with the options. You are young CPAP can be difficult to tolerate. ENT FOR UPP EVAL. ...Read more

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What is the cause of chest pains, legs and arms tingling, light head?

What is the cause of chest pains, legs and arms tingling, light head?

Many causes: This sounds like a systemic problem - something affecting the entire body - as the symptoms r all over (head, chest, upper, & lower extremities). I wd focus on anemia, smoking (CO exposure), blood pressure problems, infections, inflammatory response to something (allergies? vasculitis?), low glucose (onset of diabetes?), electrolyte problems (low potassium, e.g.), & similar problems. TTYD, GL! ...Read more

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What do these mean? Symptoms: light headed, black out/seizure where you can't move but feel a tingling, fever, migrain

What do these mean? Symptoms: light headed, black out/seizure where you can't move but feel a tingling, fever, migrain

Go see a doctor now: If you haven't yet been evaluated then you should get in for an evaluation immediately. What you describe could be a number of things, some of which are serious. I would start by either seeing your primary care doctor or a neurologist. ...Read more

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18yrs female red face w/patches of red on body. Tingling in face hands feet & just not feeling right. Temp 99.1 w/feeling light headed & mild headache?

18yrs female red face w/patches of red on body. Tingling in face hands feet & just not feeling right. Temp 99.1 w/feeling light headed & mild headache?

Could be an allergy: Red patches are usually the sign of an allergic reaction to something you ate and/or came in contact with. Try and think what you ate or touched and if it could be affecting you. ...Read more

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Numbness tingling across both shoulders and down both arms into hands. As well as feeling light headed. Should I be concerned?

Numbness tingling across both shoulders and down both arms into hands. As well as feeling light headed. Should I be concerned?

TWO POSSIBILITIES: 1. Pinched nerve (s) in your neck (Cervical spine) Have your PCP check this out.
2. HYPERVENTILATION (try breathing into a paper bag its an "old remedy" but a good one
Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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I have moderately high bp, feel light headed often, get mild headaches, and feel slight tightness of chest and tingling in arm and neck. Why?

I have moderately high bp, feel light headed often, get mild headaches, and feel slight tightness of chest and tingling in arm and neck. Why?

Too much at risk: You need to seek medical care from a physician. Your listed symptoms are concerning and without the ability to take a history from you and examine there are too many possibilities. Good luck. ...Read more

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Shaky, light headed, cant concentrate, troubled memory, tingling hands/feet, vertigo for 7 months and no answers as to why. Could it be low magnesium?

Shaky, light headed, cant concentrate, troubled memory, tingling hands/feet, vertigo for 7 months and no answers as to why. Could it be low magnesium?

Doubtful: However this can be metabolic, endocrine, neurologic or cardiologic. No matter what: you will need a comprehensive physical exam, EKG and comprehensive blood testing. I would aslo suggest neurological and cardiological consultations. ...Read more

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My wife has tingling in her left arm during a BM. She gets short of breath and light headed. Hyperthyroidism was diagnosed, but still has symptoms.

My wife has tingling in her left arm during a BM. She gets short of breath and light headed. Hyperthyroidism was diagnosed, but still has symptoms.

BM, SOB, L arm pain: Have an EKG< see a Dr. Do a thyroid profile, do a treadmill test.
She may have coronary disease, and ischemic heart failure. Do a lipid profile and Glucose Hb+ AC1
She must see an endocrinologist and be on therapy as required. Have a cardiologist rule out coronary disease.
She is very young for all this issues, any family history? Or heavy smoking? ...Read more

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Been overdosing on vitamins for 2 months (via juicing + disc splmnts. Have tingling in fingers, light headed, mood change, fine motor weakness in both ring fingers. Possible neuropathy? Permanent?

Been overdosing on vitamins for 2 months (via juicing + disc splmnts. Have tingling in fingers, light headed, mood change, fine motor weakness in both ring fingers. Possible neuropathy? Permanent?

Stop the vitamins: Vitamin overdoses can cause many symptoms including those you described. However you should see a doctor to determine if there is any other cause of your symptoms. If it is due to a vitamin over dose the symptoms usually resolve when the vitamin levels return to normal. ...Read more

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What could cause, tingling in both arms &back, cold sensation in same areas, light headed, ringing in ears, joint weakness, & loss of vision.

What could cause, tingling in both arms &back, cold sensation in same areas, light headed, ringing in ears, joint weakness, & loss of vision.

Not enough info!: There are many possibilities. It is impossible to give you an accurate guess without a lot more information, incl. How long you have felt this way, your medical history, and list of medications. Please see a doctor ASAP to sort all this out. This may be something simple to treat or something more serious. Get seen and treated, to avoid the chance of feeling even worse! ...Read more

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Should I go to ER if my glands are swollen a little feeling light headed sweating feel like my heart is beating fast feet and hands tingling and cold?

Should I go to ER if my glands are swollen a little feeling light headed sweating feel like my heart is beating fast feet and hands tingling and cold?

I will recommend: If the symptoms are new, to stay home hydrate yourself with water and gatorade. And if continue after 24hrs see a physician. If this is more chronic, still go a see a physician for a good history and physical. Ed were design to provide fast, life-or-limb-saving care. But if in doubt go to the nearest er. Only you can decide. ...Read more

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Tingling in hands, arms, legs, and feet. Get nauseous, sick, light headed and dizzy feelings in mornings and in stomache mostly in the mornings.?

Tingling in hands, arms, legs, and feet. Get nauseous, sick, light headed and dizzy feelings in mornings and in stomache mostly in the mornings.?

Concerning symptoms: The symptoms you describe are very concerning and can be many things. With the nausea and stomachache in the morning, I'm wondering if you're having gastritis or peptic ulcer disease. That doesn't often cause tingling hands, arms and legs, so more investigation is needed. If you haven't had a checkup with a doctor in a while, now's the time! Best of luck! ...Read more

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I have been having tingling and hands and legs, dizziness, light headed, migraines, weight gain swelling in my legs and arms. Cardiac patient also. ..

I have been having tingling and hands and legs, dizziness, light headed, migraines, weight gain swelling in my legs and arms. Cardiac patient also. ..

Med SIde Effect?: Cardiac meds can cause many different side effects
Sounds like you need to get to your Cardiologist/ urgent care ASAP!
Could be something simple like a medication adjustment or something more complicated like tje beginnings of heart failure! Since I don't know all the particulars you really need to see your doc following you. ...Read more

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I am feeling heaviness in head, dizziness and tingling sensation what it could be?

I am feeling heaviness in head, dizziness and tingling sensation what it could be?

Symptoms: The symptoms you describe are not specific. They could be related to anxiety or hyperventilation, or to a variety of mild or serious problems. ...Read more

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Been getting horrible headaches and with them a numbness, tingling feeling on the left side and back side of my head. Dizziness?

Been getting horrible headaches and with them a numbness, tingling feeling on the left side and back side of my head. Dizziness?

Atypical migraine: You probably are suffering from migraine and need proper treatment for you should visit and urgent care Center or go to or visit ER. Meanwhile use excedrin migraine or ibuprofen 400mg tablets every 6 hours. Drink a lot of water. Caffeine sometimes help in moderation ...Read more

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I have episodes of 2 second long dizziness and disorientation, shortness of breadth, and tingling feeling in the head. What couldbbe wrong?

I have episodes of 2 second long dizziness and disorientation, shortness of breadth, and tingling feeling in the head. What couldbbe wrong?

Multiple: Could be an irregular heart beat that comes and goes, or a blood pressure that drops too low. Definitely see your doc and get it checked out. ...Read more

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Are brain fog, tingling in head and dizziness, signs of a brain tumour? I'm terrified.

Are brain fog, tingling in head and dizziness, signs of a brain tumour? I'm terrified.

Brain fog & tingle: Can be produced by many things, tumor is at the bottom of the list. Please see your doc for diagnosis and treatment. Diet, lifestyle, sleep habits, etc. All contribute. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am being treated for TMJ but have pain & tingling on left side of head & arm, dizziness is this normal?

I am being treated for TMJ but have pain & tingling on left side of head & arm, dizziness is this normal?

TMJ: This does not sound like tmj, especially with the sensation in your arm. It sounds as if you need a neurologist. ...Read more