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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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Tip of nose tingling all day. It feels like I have a hair on it or fuzz but nothing is there?

Tip of nose tingling all day. It feels like I have a hair on it or fuzz but nothing is there?

Tingly Nose: Anything that irritates the nerve endings in the tip of the nose may make it tingle. One of the most common is hyperventilation, but allergies or any irritant may also make your nose tingle. ...Read more

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I did septiplasty 1 month ago. Sir I am feeling facial pain on left side of nose. Tingling numbness type. What's this? Constantly feeling this. Normal?

I did septiplasty 1 month ago. Sir I am feeling facial pain on left side of nose. Tingling numbness type. What's this? Constantly feeling this. Normal?

Not normal: Your symptoms are not normal after a septoplasty. Facial pain and tingling numbness is an oxymoron. Either you have pain or numbness. But it is not normal to have these symptoms after a successful septoplasty.
See your surgeon to rule out further pathology in the left side of your nose. ...Read more

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My upper lip and nose tingling and numb, what would cause that??

My upper lip and nose tingling and numb, what would cause that??

PARESTHESIA EVAL: You need an exam labs and evaluation. A focused neurological exam and potential MRI of the cervical spine and brain. Labs to check B12 Folic Acid, Lyme titers, RPR and TFTS ...Read more

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Shortness of breath, lightheadedness, hands/nose tingling, anxiety. Any ideas what this is?

PANIC ATTACK: SOUNDS VERY LIKE A PANIC ATTACK. RE TINGLING: WHEN THIS HAPPENS BREATHE INTO A paper BAG - PAPER SO YOU DON'T SHUT OUT OXYGEN. THIS WILL RAISE YOUR CO2 BLOOD LEVEL AND THE TINGLING WILL GO AWAY. YOU WANT TO CHECK WITH A PSYCHIATRIST AND GET MEDS AND THERAPY TO FIX IT. ...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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What can cause parathesia, ataxia and neuropathy? I have tingling, chest pain and numbness from my nose to my toes.

What can cause parathesia, ataxia and neuropathy? I have tingling, chest pain and numbness from my nose to my toes.

This is an emergency: Vitamin B12 deficiency comes yo mind and your chest pain could be a result of severe anemia. That's not important however in the face of such profound symptoms, especially chest pain, you need an emergency evaluation. The internet is not the place for the answer to your question right now, the ER is. Go now. Call EMS since clearly you cannot safely drive. ...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 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?

Number of things: However, at your age, may be related to either stress, hormones, or medications. You should get checked out just to be safe. Often, when we feel that tingle all over our body, like when you hear a great song, it is due to a release of neurotransmitters. However, without a physical exam and thorough history, it would be difficult to say what is causing sustained feeling. ...Read more

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Is a vibrating sensation at the top of my head considered a head parasthesia or head tingling? Thank you.

Is a vibrating sensation at the top of my head considered a head parasthesia or head tingling? Thank you.

Describe the feeling: Focus on describing your symptoms in your own words, not conforming to medical terminology. These symptoms may represent a headache or other neurological condition. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to a neurologist. Https://www. Aan. Com/Guidelines/Home/ByTopic? TopicId=16 ...Read more

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Symptoms are numbness around the nose and mouth and chest pains. Found that it could be linked to depression and paresthesia. Thoughts?

Symptoms are numbness around the nose and mouth and chest pains. Found that it could be linked to depression and paresthesia. Thoughts?

Dr. B is 100%: anxiety and depression generally are not immediately life threatening problems. Your heart is. You need to get your heart evaluated ASAP, you may not have a second chance. ...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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My 12y old son had ischemic strk (left) 10 mths ago with minor symptoms. Today he had Paresthesia in right side head for few secs. Should we consult Doc?

My 12y old son had ischemic strk (left) 10 mths ago with minor symptoms. Today he had Paresthesia in right side head for few secs. Should we consult Doc?

Yes: Those symptoms could be from the stroke or a new or worsening stroke problem. You should check with a doctor who saw him with the prior stroke. A stroke at his age usually has a specific cause. This could include an injury, an unusual shaped blood vessel on the brain or a disease. Ischemic stroke should not be the only diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could be causing head and lip paresthesia that started during salmonella gastroenteritis?

What could be causing head and lip paresthesia that started during salmonella gastroenteritis?

Gastroenteritis: It is tough to say but vomiting or diarrhea can lead to electrolyte imbalances such as hypokalemia which can in turn lead to muscle cramping. Oral parasthesias classically are associated with low calcium levels. Regardless, be sure to adequately hydrate yourself if unable to eat. ...Read more

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I'm having paresthesia in some parts of my head (it feels only at the skin of my head). Mostly it feels above the left ear, should I consult a doctor?

I'm having paresthesia in some parts of my head (it feels only at the skin of my head). Mostly it feels above the left ear, should I consult a doctor?

Yes, it could be neck: Sometimes a pain in the neck, better referred to as a pinched nerve, degenerative disc disease or cervical radiculopathy can cause paresthesias in the head. However, there could be a neurological basis as well and thus you should check with a Neurologist to make sure. ...Read more

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What could be causing allover paresthesia head to toe? Any other autoimmune or other disorders other than MS? All blood work OK except iron anemia.

What could be causing allover paresthesia head to toe? Any other autoimmune or other disorders other than MS? All blood work OK except iron anemia.

Not sure: Sometimes we do not find a case of paresthesia throughout the body. It is not normally anemia, unless B12 deficiency is present.

To be absolutely thorough, you may have had these tests to find a cause:
1. blood & urine tests
2. nerve conduction studies
3. MRI studies
4. skin biopsy for small fiber neuropathy

If you haven't had these, that may be ok. Don't forget to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Are paresthesias along with loss of sensation in legs, burning in head a sign of a stroke? Can an MRI of brain detect previous strokes?

Are paresthesias along with loss of sensation in legs, burning in head a sign of a stroke? Can an MRI of brain detect previous strokes?

MRI is best: Stroke symptoms are variable but a brain MRI will detect even very small stokes almost immediately. Ct scanning, although cheaper and faster, can miss small strokes or very early strokes. ...Read more

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Paresthesia from head to toes started suddenly & muscle pain Had MRI for something else 2013 w/non-specific white matter Neuro said migraines not ms?

Paresthesia from head to toes started suddenly & muscle pain Had MRI for something else 2013 w/non-specific white matter Neuro said migraines not ms?

Complex: Cannot definitively say what is occurring but would certainly wonder whether you are experiencing a medication reaction, or a problem within your neck. The neurologist probably was correct about the original MRI, but now you might be helped by a cervical MRI study. Perhaps a followup with your prior doctor?? ...Read more

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35 yr-old started with paresthesias 4 yrs ago, that generalized to include autonomic symptoms and gastroparesis, looking for effective treatment.....?

35 yr-old started with paresthesias 4 yrs ago, that generalized to include autonomic symptoms and gastroparesis, looking for effective treatment.....?

Neuro exam?: Interesting case, but I'd like to know about her neuro exam. By the history, her symptoms haven't progressed in a length-dependent manner (especially given the facial sensory involvement) and this points me toward a sensory neuronopathy aka sensory ganglionopathy. These patients would be expected to have proprioceptive impairment-- if she is still a dance instructor, I doubt her proprioception is impaired. If her neuro exam and nerve conduction study are truly normal, I suspect any additional testing will be normal as well. ...Read more

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What could produce the tingling on my nose and difficulty breathing?

What could produce the tingling on my nose and difficulty breathing?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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For the last 3 days I been feeling my nose a little bit numb and somethime tingling on the left side. Not all the time. Like 2 0 3 times a day. Stress?

For the last 3 days I been feeling my nose a little bit numb and somethime tingling on the left side. Not all the time. Like 2 0 3 times a day. Stress?

Possibly, but. . .: Anxiety can cause rapid breathing, which can result in tingling & numbness of face and extremities, etc. Additional symptoms could be present also. Of course there are additional possibilities, impossible to know without examining you. Please see your primary care doctor for a review of this problem, and any workup or treatment that might be indicated. ...Read more

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The tip of my nose is tingling, it feels as though there is a hair on it.

The tip of my nose is tingling, it feels as though there is a hair on it.

Multiple reasons: You might have a small pimple forming that is causing that sensation. Make sure you are not plucking any nose hair. This can lead to infection of the nasal cavity. Always trim. If your nose stars to swell and turn red, see you primary care provider ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

Weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more