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My face and neck is getting numb frequently. Any tips?

My face and neck is getting numb frequently. Any tips?

See physician : Facial numbness can be due to many causes, including stoke, tumor, infection and demylinating disease. Intermittent numbness can be a warning sign of an impending stroke so see a physician to be certain you are not missing a preventable problem such as vascular disease such as carotid artery plaque, stenosis, cardiac arrhythmia ...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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The front of my head's hurting and i sometimes get burning in my face and some tingling in my face and my head. Is it a sinus infection/allergies?

The front of my head's hurting and i sometimes get burning in my face and some tingling in my face and my head. Is it a sinus infection/allergies?

Allergy/ Rhinitis: Most probably allergy or allergic rhinitis. Due to nasal blockage/ congestion, your sinuses can't drain mucous into nose leading to frontal headache and facial heaviness pain. Sinus infection gives rise to fever, thick yellow nasal drainage, headache etc. Use saline nasal spray and blow your nose gently. See your doc, s/he may refer you to an allergist or ENT depending upon initial exam findings. ...Read more

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Masturbation makes my forehead swell and my face tingly. Is that weird?

Masturbation makes my forehead swell and my face tingly. Is that weird?

Here are some...: What you described might possibly happen although I have never encountered such in my 47-yr training & practice in urology. Nonetheless, I would love to help & here I try. Are these symptoms at masturbation the first time or lifelong? At what phase of masturbation do these occur, beginning, middle, or end or afterward? Have you recently started taking additional drugs? Without these, it is hard to ...Read more

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My head and neck feels heavy. And crawling feelings on my skin. What that mean?

My head and neck feels heavy. And crawling feelings on my skin. What that mean?

Drug or anxiety: This can mean that you have had exposure to a high dose of a toxic substance like alcohol. It can also reflect severe anxiety. If you have been exposed to (alcohol), you need to go to an urgent care center for treatment to prevent the symptoms from getting worse. Otherwise you need to contact a mental health provider.l ...Read more

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My neck and face is getting dark?

My neck and face is getting dark?

Many causes: Persons with darker skin complexions have many causes for the neck & face to be getting darker. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a feeling of spreading numbness? It started in the left side of face and scalp now it's whole head, arms and hands.

What could be the cause of a feeling of spreading numbness? It started in the left side of face and scalp now it's whole head, arms and hands.

Neurologist: With a neurological lesion the numbness stays in a territory like one side of the body. When there is scattered true numbness on both sides of the body things like polyneuritis or multiple sclerosis are suggested and a neurologist should be consulted. ...Read more

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My right side oft head is hurting and my cheeks and chest are full of red blotches?

My right side oft head is hurting and my cheeks and chest are full of red blotches?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel a numb sensation on left side of face and head with anxiety. I can feel my finger touching face but still feels numb?

Is it normal to feel a numb sensation on left side of face and head with anxiety. I can feel my finger touching face but still feels numb?

Anxiety can: manifest in numbness but it is essential that you see your doc to rule out medical conditions. After that, consider the help of a mental health professional for stress management training. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Last night rt side of face went numb. This am my top lip has a burning sensation. Arm is a little tingly. Now my chin tingles and chest is burning.

Neurologist: Transient neurologic symptoms in various body sites are worrisome and should be evaluated by a neurologist. Demyelinating diseases like multiple sclerosis would be a concern. ...Read more

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Iam feeling tingling sensation in my head, legs and shoulders. What is it ?

Iam feeling tingling sensation in my head, legs and shoulders. What is it ?

Tingling: Possible sources are brain, muscle or anxiety. It is highly unlikely that a nerve problem is causing this due to the locations involved. You need to be evaluated by either a pm&r specialist or a neurologist. ...Read more

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Extreme Pain in neck and back of head with numbness and tingling in face mouth and head Dizzyness, disoriented, no balance. Not migrain what is it?

Extreme Pain in neck and back of head with numbness and tingling  in face mouth and head Dizzyness, disoriented, no balance. Not migrain what is it?

CervicogenicHeadache: Is a very common headache secondary to neck involvement. Cervicogenic headache is a unilateral pain provoked by neck movement or by pressure on the neck. These headache patients usually had a reduced cervical range of motion in association with the headache, dizziness, parasthesias. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm worried about a stiff neck and jaw pain in my face and arms and legs head aches pain down my nose and pressure in ears?

I'm worried about a stiff neck and jaw pain in my face and arms and legs head aches pain down my nose and pressure in ears?

TMD?: Those symptoms may indicate a tmj/craniomandibluar disorder, or cmd. A bad bite, or malocclusion, can cause all of these issues. Neuromuscular evaluation and treatment may help you. ...Read more

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I'm stabbing sharp headaches in my neck and both sides of my head. My head is pounding and the top of it is very hot.

I'm stabbing sharp headaches in my neck and both sides of my head. My head is pounding and the top of it is very hot.

Get checked : Looks like you already had CT scan, but if headaches continue they need to find cause. Could be migraine, stress, muscle strain. Medication should help. See your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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For what reasons might the left side of my head and face keeps tingling?

For what reasons might the left side of my head and face keeps tingling?

Depends: You need a neurologic examination. Transient symptoms can occur from cold exposure to facial nerves, but progressive or chronic nerve problems need testing to be sure. ...Read more

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I get a tingling in my head?

I get a tingling in my head?

Nonspecific symptom: Based on this description, it is difficult to tell what could be causing this issue. Try to post more related history and details. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in your head?

Irritated nerve: If tingling is in back part of head an irritated or pinched nerve in the neck or scalp itself could cause it. ...Read more

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I have a tingling in my head since Saturday.

I have a tingling in my head since Saturday.

Okay....: Unfortunately, your question is only the beginning, not the end. Hearing this, a doctor would then take a detailed history in an effort to construct a differential diagnosis. Your statement is so nonspecific that one can't even generate a list of possibilities. That's something that properly ought to take place in a doctor's office. ...Read more

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What can tingling on the top of the head mean?

What can tingling on the top of the head mean?

Several possible: Causes: electrolyte imbalance, rash, zoster, neuralgia. Would need more information and an in person exam to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling on the left side of my head?

What can cause tingling on the left side of my head?

Irritated nerve: An irritated or pinched nerve in the neck on left side or in the scalp itself is likely cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a tingling sensation in my head?

Sensitivity, anxiety: Sensation in the scalp is mediated by the trigeminal system, which can cause tingling in the head, even soreness when combing your hair. What activates the trigeminal system? Stress, tension or migraine headaches, gum or tooth disease or recent dental, or a tight headband. The trigeminal system gets stirred up easily by these and other things, but usually comes down in days to weeks. ...Read more

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What can cause a tingling sensation in the head? Only right side?

See below: Could be pinched nerve from your neck or it could be tmjor temporomandibular joint disease if it is occurring near your ear. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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For what reasons might the left side of my head and face keeps tingling?

Depends: You need a neurologic examination. Transient symptoms can occur from cold exposure to facial nerves, but progressive or chronic nerve problems need testing to be sure. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why my husband is having tingling sensation in his head?

Could you tell me why my husband is having tingling sensation in his head?

See a neurologist: If symptoms have been ongoing for weeks or more then see a neurologist. It may be a pinched nerve in the neck. More detailed history and examination is needed. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my husband is having tingling sensation in his head.?

What do you suggest if my husband is having tingling sensation in his head.?

Need further info: There are a lot of questions to ask so that I may understand what he is experiencing such as date of onset, frequency, duration, anatomical location, other sxs, etc. If interested, he can make an appointment to speak with me further online at www.healthtap.com/drileneruhoy. Use key code RQMXWM or he should see his physician for further evaluation and management. ...Read more

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I have had a tingling sensation in my head for about 12 months , what could this be?

Tingling: In order to get an adequate diagnosis you need to check with your physician. He will obtain an adequate history and perform an exam and determine if you need testing to establish a diagnosis and treatment. Possibilities are too numerous and not limited to the : normal (no disease), allergies, allodynia in migraines, diabetes, vitamin B12 deficiency, skin conditions. ...Read more

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Sometimes the top of my head starts tingling and i feel disconnected. What could cause that?

Sometimes the top of my head starts tingling and i feel disconnected. What could cause that?

Vague: I would see your dr. Who would possibly refer you to a neurologist. Tests may have to be run to help diagnosis your ailment. Feeling disconnected concerns me and should you too, especially if you are driving or doing other chores that can create a dangerous situation. ...Read more

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Strange tickling/tingling sensation in my head. Can anyone help me what is happening, what to do?

Strange tickling/tingling sensation in my head. Can anyone help me what is happening, what to do?

In or on your head: In general, tingling sensation is due to irritation of cutaneous nerves to muscle spasm of the scalp muscles. ...Read more

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I have tingling on the right side of my head sometimes and sharp pains at other times what causes that?

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I have tingling on the right side of my head sometimes and sharp pains at other times what causes that?

Tingling: You may have trigeminal neuralgia, a disorder of the 5th cranial nerve. Or you may be developing shingles on that side. In either case, see your primary care doctor if the problem persists. ...Read more

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Hi I am a 44 yr old femaie who hast been experiencing flashes of tingling throughout my body but especially my head?

Hi I am a 44 yr old femaie who hast been experiencing flashes of tingling throughout my body but especially my head?

Could be Menopause: Women experience all types of unusual symptoms during menopause and/or the perimenopausal phase which occurs prior to menopause. Although 44 is a little young for menopause, if your periods have been irregular or absent, then I suspect that my be the cause of this unusual symptom. Consider having an FSH level checked, an elevated FSH is consistent with menopause. ...Read more

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