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Can you tell me about having numbness in my head?

Can you tell me about having numbness in my head?

Depends on location: If over face may involve branch of trigeminal nerve. If over back of head may be greater occipital neuralgia. Have your doctor check this out. ...Read more

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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


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What can cause tingling or numbness in your head?

What can cause tingling or numbness in your head?

Many Things: Could be anything from muscle spasm to an infectious process to circulatory problems. You need to sort this out with a doctor. ...Read more

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I Have This Tense Dull Stiff Feeling On The left Side of The Back Of My Head and Neck. And I Feel Numbness In The Head Too. What Should I Do ?

I Have This Tense Dull Stiff Feeling On The left Side of The Back Of My Head and Neck. And I Feel Numbness In The Head Too. What Should I Do ?

A neck problem: You clinical picture could be due to a cervical spine sprain/strain with probably radiculitus of cervical spinal nerves:Go to see a Orthopedic for evaluation and management of you neck problem. ...Read more

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Stood up after 20 min in barber chair to numbness in my head for 3 seconds then went away I'm scared And I have anxiety and I'm dwelling on it .

Stood up after 20 min in barber chair to numbness in my head for 3 seconds then went away I'm scared And I have anxiety and I'm dwelling on it .

Don't worry. : It's most likely from standing to quickly from a long sitting session. Blood falls towards gravity and it takes a second or two for your body to re-equilibriate. ...Read more

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I am 30 years old. I masturbate once or twice a week. In last week after masturbate i feel numbness in penis head and less sensation. ?

I am 30 years old. I masturbate once or twice a week. In last week after masturbate i feel  numbness in penis head and less sensation. ?

Too much pressure: Its possible that too much pressure is being applied to the head of the penis. If changing technique doesn't alleviate this condition, then a visit to your doctor and/or urologist is in order. ...Read more

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Been experiencing anxiety symptoms since sunday only they are worse with major headaches and severe numbness in my head and neck.

Been experiencing anxiety symptoms since sunday  only they are worse with major headaches and severe numbness in my head and neck.

This could be more: Than just anxiety. See your doctor to check out what is going on physically. If they do not find physical condition seek psychotherapy. Good luck and let us know how you are doing. ...Read more

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I am experiencing heaviness and numbness in my head which causes tiredness and dizziness. I sometimes experience like getting blackout. Why?

I am experiencing heaviness and numbness in my head which causes tiredness and dizziness. I sometimes experience like getting blackout. Why?

Dizziness: The head symptoms you are describing are concerning. A sense of impending loss of consciousness is never normal, and workup should include some form of brain scan, and a thorough cardiovascular workup. ...Read more

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Is it normal to occasionally feel as if my heart is beating in the right side of my head, towards the front? In the past i felt a numbness in my head when i'm eating. Is this normal?

Is it normal to occasionally feel as if my heart is beating in the right side of my head, towards the front? In the past i felt a numbness in my head when i'm eating. Is this normal?

Pulsatile tinnitus: Pulsatile ringing in your ears might be a symptom of a blood vessel abnormality in your skull/brain. You should get this checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Do I have a brain tumor. I often will get a weird sensation or numbness in my head not specifically one side. After it I will feel weird. I don't know?

Do I have a brain tumor. I often will get a weird sensation or numbness in my head not specifically one side. After it I will feel weird. I don't know?

Well sure, but...: ...what you describe sounds pretty nonspecific. Further, you have not shared if any neurologic signs are present, the duration or intensity of your symptoms, and whether a head imaging has been accomplished. ...Read more

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I have been having tingling and numbness on my head above my right ear also get migraines everyday, should I be worried?

I have been having tingling and numbness on my head above my right ear also get migraines everyday, should I be worried?

Is this new?: If the tingling & numbness are on the same side as the pain, the symptoms are likely part of your migraine syndrome. Have you been diagnosed with migraines or did you just diagnose yourself? Do you have headaches "every day," or do you have "everyday" headaches & also a less frequent kind of headache? (Bad spelling can ruin your health, you know.) ...Read more

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Cab anxiety make you feel spacey lightheaded and numbness in face head vision seems weird I'm panicky I've had lots of test go dr a lot?

Cab anxiety make you feel spacey lightheaded and numbness in face head vision seems weird I'm panicky I've had lots of test go dr a lot?

A mental health: Can diagnose the type of anxiety you are dealing with. He/she can also teach you some strategies to manage it w, ell, e.g., self-hypnosis, meditation, biofeedback etc. A self help book you and add in addition is the relaxation response by cardiologist herbert benson. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I'm 18 and sometimes wake up with a numbness in my head, it feels like a dead arm or hand would. Worried because no one i know has experienced this?

I'm 18 and sometimes wake up with a numbness in my head, it feels like a dead arm or hand would. Worried because no one i know has experienced this?

TransientParesthesia: A sensation of pricking, tingling, or creeping on the skin. Transient type is very common. Paresthesias that do not persist are unlikely to be associated with a serious medical problem. Most people have experienced a transient type of paresthesia they describe as "my leg falls asleep" or "tingling sensation on my face". Rec.: see your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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Would numbness in the head and face be related to tingling in hands, wrist, and forearms or are they 2 seperate issues?

Would numbness in the head and face be related to tingling in hands, wrist, and forearms or are they 2 seperate issues?

Either is possible!: It may be of similar origin. At times, problems with altered sensation in hands could be related to metabolic or endocrine problems that could affect multiple parts of the body as well as nutritional or electrolyte imbalance among others. While these two problems may also be very likely of separate sources, an electrodiagnostic study and consultation with a neurologist will likely be helpful. ...Read more

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I've had numbness in my head , face, neck , for 6 months with headaches & weakness in my arm. Numbness is moving to my body drs won't help .Help me?

I've had numbness in my head , face, neck , for 6 months with headaches & weakness in my  arm.  Numbness  is moving to my body drs won't help .Help me?

Numbness: As long as you have had any life threatening conditions ruled out, get evaluated by someone who treats tmd problems. Could be as simple as nerve impingement due to cervical and masticatory muscle fatigue and spasm. ...Read more

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There's no sign of a stroke on my MRI of brain why would I have constant numbness in face, head ect? Afor 9 months now?

There's no sign of a stroke on my MRI of brain why  would I have constant numbness in face, head ect? Afor 9 months now?

?nerve palsy: Keep seeking answers, as a normal MRI is very good news and rules out stroke etc., you may have a nerve palsy of some sort, severe sinus infection causing facial parasthesias, lymes disease, variant herpes zoster infection, etc. Hopefully a diagnosis will be forthcoming, so you can start to get better. Best wishes. ...Read more

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