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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


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Numbness top left side of head low grade?

Numbness top left side of head  low grade?

Many reasons: There are many reasons including medications, drugs, vitamin deficiency, electrolyte imbalance, anxiety, trauma, transient ischemic attack (TIA), stroke, etc. See your physician for a full evaluation and physical examination. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm ...Read more

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Ringing in head plus head pain top of head?

Ringing in head plus head pain top of head?

Suggest you see an : ENT and audiologist for full evaluation. Ringing in the ears is usually from hearing loss and is not reversible but can be caused by some meds. You don't list any here. A full eval is warranted anyway . You have a long time to live and headaches are no fun. The two may be unrelated but start with the ENT ...Read more

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What might cause a tingling pressure feeling at top of head and top of forehead?

What might cause a tingling pressure feeling at top of head and top of forehead?

Stress/Anxiety: One of the more common causes would be stress and anxiety. Stop worrying about it and try some relaxation exercises. I suspect the symptoms will disappear or become less bothersome. Of course you should see your physician should the symptoms persist. See>http://bit.ly/1v0GgZh http://bit.ly/1t1LbhG http://bit.ly/1gJU36u See my checklist"Overcoming Anxiety and Stress" ...Read more

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Pressure in face. Tingling around temple,forehead and front part of head all on right side.feeling exhausted, back of head throbbing,neck a lil stiff?

Pressure in face. Tingling around temple,forehead and front part of head all on right side.feeling exhausted, back of head throbbing,neck a lil stiff?

Tingling: Is there a rash on the face. Any fever? Any history of migraines?. If no additional neuroloIgical problems, I would take some Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Advil. If there is any fever, etc, I would recommend you go to an urgent care center or ER to rule out an infection such as meningitis, etc. ...Read more

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Top of head pain. Neck pain. Left face slightly numb?

Top of head pain. Neck pain. Left face  slightly numb?

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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Would nerves cuase tingling on the top of my head and scalp?

Would nerves cuase tingling on the top of my head and scalp?

Possible: Physical cause of tingling would be irritation or pinching of the nerve that supplies the skin of scalp. Even anxiety and stress can sometimes do this. ...Read more

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Twitching on left side of head above ear?

Twitching on left side of head above ear?

Unimportant?: Muscle twitching in a limited area unlikely to be due to any major disorder at your age stress is the likeliest cause. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on lower back of head down my neck to the middle of shoulder blades?

Anti-inflammatory: Neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. It is common for neck pain to refer to the head as well as shoulder blade. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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Topical numbness of skin on top left of abnomen?

Topical numbness of skin on top left of abnomen?

Neuritis: This could be due to inflammation of the nerve supplying the area due to certain sleeping pattern or other causes. Also, early shingles can have the same symptoms so watch for vesicles. Consult your phyicaisn. ...Read more

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Tingling numb feeling in right upper part of head and forehead. Also aching and pressure?

Tingling numb feeling in right upper part of head and forehead. Also aching and pressure?

Tingling right head: Could be early shingles, though you are young, or sinusitis, or rarely herpes I Would see a doctor /urgent care today as can get medication either antibiotics for sinusitis or acyclovir for shingles/ herpes and getting treated for that early is very important as the consequences could be significant ...Read more

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What causes swelling at the bottom of back of head it's swelled bad on left side of skull?

What causes swelling at the bottom of back of head it's swelled bad  on left side of skull?

Cyst or lymph node: Usually this is a sebaceous cyst or an enlarged lymph node. A medical exam is needed to tell. The cyst can be removed. An enlarged lymph node usually gets better with time but sometimes needs an antibiotic. ...Read more

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What causes sore head at right side of head from top or ear to fore head?

What causes sore head at right side of head from top or ear to fore head?

Right side head pain: One sided head pain behind one's eye could be migraine. But you should see a physician and get a medical diagnosis as it could be a medical condition that requires treatment or further diagnostic evaluation. If it is migraine, stress management therapy, biofeedback and/or medication are treatment possibilities. ...Read more

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Headache on back of head and behind left eye. Also feel pressure on top of head when bending over along with burning sensation on forearms left face?

Headache on back of head and behind left eye. Also feel pressure  on top of head when bending over along with burning sensation on forearms left face?

Hemicranial headache: Need more information about he headache. It sounds like it might be a migraine headache. Better have it evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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front and side of head feels numb. Head feels heavy. Underneath jaw and top of neck feel swelled and numb with a tingling feelingchest pain. Cause?

 front and side of head feels numb. Head feels heavy. Underneath jaw and top of neck feel swelled and numb with a tingling feelingchest pain. Cause?

Somatization?: Your symptoms are somewhat unusual and either are due to a very uncommon illness or are more likely psychosomatic. See > http://bit.ly/1OeXVq4 If and http://bit.ly/1X5rw9T If you feel psychological/emotional factors could be causing your symptoms go to my Checklist: Mental Health. ...Read more

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Twitching of left eyelid, dullness of sense of smell & hearing, numbness and tingling on left side of face, left ear, left scalp, left back of neck?

Twitching of left eyelid, dullness of sense of smell & hearing, numbness and tingling on left side of face, left ear, left scalp, left back of neck?

Further workup: Some of the symptoms you describe can be associated with different diagnosis like Bell's Palsy, herpes zoster, etc. A complete evaluation by a doctor is necessary. Good health. ...Read more