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Brain fog and Headache back right side and top of head with occasional tingling on top of head during day for 4 weeks. Told it was due to anxiet. Ok?

Brain fog and Headache back right side and top of head with occasional tingling on top of head during day for 4 weeks. Told it was due to anxiet. Ok?

May not be anxiety: Anxiety can produce tension headache and difficulty concentrating ("brain fog"). But, if headache continues in location you describe for 4 weeks, it is possibly something more serious. Please consult your doctor, or a neurologist. They can recommend an MRI, EEG, or brain scan to rule out any serious issue. If all tests negative, consider CBT psychotherapy to treat your anxiety. Get help please ...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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Head tingling on a daily basis with headaches and some inner ear pain with occasional wet feeling. Any thoughts to what this may be?

Head tingling on a daily basis with headaches and some inner ear pain with occasional wet feeling. Any thoughts to what this may be?

Headache and anxiety: I'm sorry you're having these symptoms and it's very difficult to determine the true cause without examining you. It would appear that with the headaches and the tingling this may be anxiety more than anything else at your age. You have a feeling of pain and wetness which I do not understand. The possibility of tempormandibular joint pain giving rise to your ear pain also exists. See an ENT doc. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of back of neck when sitting, radiating to head and shoulder, occasional tingling. Xray shows no bone issue, but pain can be severe.

Pain in left side of back of neck when sitting, radiating to head and shoulder, occasional tingling. Xray shows no bone issue, but pain can be severe.

See a Spine Surgeon: You may need further evaluation if symptoms persisting. You may need MRI of your cervical spine -- which may pick up other problems not seen on xray which may then identify the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have brain fog, sinus issues and occasional tingling in my head. I'm terrified it's a brain tumour, does it sound like one?

I have brain fog, sinus issues and occasional tingling in my head. I'm terrified it's a brain tumour, does it sound like one?

No...: ...but there are two considerations here: One can't say with 100% certainty that it isn't; BUT: The likelihood that your symptoms ARE due to a tumor are exceedingly remote because brain tumors are exceedingly rare. (Out of all the conditions that people can come down with, why do they always leapfrog over all the common things straight to the worst-case scenario?) ...Read more

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Can Claravis ,80mg/day, cause tics or tingling in face, lower lip? Happens infrequently & is the only side effect besides nausea. Should I worry?

Can Claravis ,80mg/day, cause tics or tingling in face, lower lip? Happens infrequently & is the only side effect besides nausea. Should I worry?

Not from claravis: You can stop tretinoin while on Claravis. Be sure to take with food for best absorption. Avoid vitamin pills because the vitamin A (different in food) increases side effects.Most common side effect is dry skin, dry lips, dry eyes & nose. ...Read more

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I have occasional lightheadedness, and on other occasions I feel a head-rush similar to an adrenaline rush. I also sometimes have a tingling sensation in my feet and hands. Should I be worried about brain tumors or ALS? Or is this anxiety 101?

I have occasional lightheadedness, and on other occasions I feel a head-rush similar to an adrenaline rush.  I also sometimes have a tingling sensation in my feet and hands.  Should I be worried about brain tumors or ALS?  Or is this anxiety 101?

Need more info: Your complaints are common to many conditions both physical and psychological. It would take an exam and a detailed personal history to try to understand what is going on. First start out with a visit to your family physician who after an exam and interview should be able to set you on the right road to feeling better. ...Read more

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Pain in elbows hands knees and legs Tingling down left hand side of face occasionally Bad memory IBS Tiredness Symptoms come and go for months ?

Pain in elbows hands knees and legs 
Tingling down left hand side of face occasionally
Bad memory 
IBS
Tiredness
Symptoms come and go for months 

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See your physician: These symptoms may represent any number of conditions including anxiety, headache (for example, migraines), multiple sclerosis, etc. See your primary care physician for a full review of your history (be specific when you communicate your symptoms) and physical exam. http://www.cfah.org/prepared-patient/prepared-patient-articles/talking-about-symptoms-with-your-health-care-team ...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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Face tingling when I am hot?

Face tingling when I am hot?

Not sure of question: Some people experience hot flash, flushing of skin and tingling/ numbness of face or extremities when they are anxious. Do you have other symptoms? ...Read more

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What causes tingling in your head?

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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What causes tingling down on the face?

What causes tingling down on the face?

Nerve: This sensation comes from a peripheral facial sensory nerve which could simply be irritable or it could be due to a brain lesion. If it persists, consult a neurologist. The former is usually not serious but the latter is. ...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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Cause of tingling sensation left side of face?

Cause of tingling sensation left side of face?

Trigeminal nerve: Sensations to the face are perceived via trigeminal nerve. Your complaint suggests left sided t. Nerve irritation. If persistent you may need imaging e.G MRI scan. ...Read more

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What does tingling down the side of the face mean?

What does tingling down the side of the face mean?

Many things: Basically this is caused other by irritation or compression of the nerves of the face or by something in your brain. Sometimes this is very simple and sometimes it is not. The exact pattern, association of other symptoms, risk factors and timing helps docs to figure it out. ...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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What can cause tingling in one side of the face that comes and goes?

What can cause tingling in one side of the face that comes and goes?

Several reasons: This could be due to several causes such as migraine with aura, or a transient ischemic attack which usually last minutes to hours. Occasionally, simple partial seizures affect the face only and last for just a few seconds to minutes. They more commonly involve other parts of the body as well. There are other less common causes (teeth or jaw-related). Check with your doctor for a neuro evaluation. ...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?

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