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I have a pin prick sensation and pain on my left fore head near that left artery... what may be the reason?

I have a pin prick sensation and pain on my left fore head near that left artery... what may be the reason?

Head pain: Get an evaluation. You could have temporal arteritis, an inflammation which is diagnosed by a blood test (sed rate) and biopsy of the temporal artery on the side of you forehead. ...Read more

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Brain scans normal. No Ms, etc. Why do I feel pin prick feelings on the back of head? Also random parts of body? If I move my hair it stops on head

Brain scans normal. No Ms, etc. Why do I feel pin prick feelings on the back of head? Also random parts of body? If I move my hair it stops on head

Problem outside CNS: Based on your description the problem would involve the peripheral nervous system. Given the info. You provided, the differential would include a sensory neuropathy from the beginnings of diabetes, medication effects (I.e. Zoloft), and/or the effects of a generalized anxiety disorder. Please meet with your doc to discuss a treatment strategy. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read more

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Hi! I have a tingling and pin pricking pain on the same spot coupled with pain the head the lower part of the head just above the neck?

Hi! I have a tingling and pin pricking pain on the same spot coupled with pain the head the lower part of the head just above the neck?

Pricking paini: Could be cervicalgia, irritation of one of the nerves, or cervical spine disease - or could be early shingles, zoster before the rash apears which will respond to acyclovir. May also be musculoskelal pain f/u /w/ doc ...Read more

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I worked 8 hours today and I'm now experiencing pin prick sensation in soles of feet is that normal?

I worked 8 hours today and I'm now experiencing pin prick sensation in soles of feet is that normal?

No: It depends on whether you have comorbid conditions including diabetes, vitamin deficiencies, peripheral arterial disease, anemia, etc. You don't list any of these and given your young age, it's unusual. See your physician for an evaluation. Http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/paresthesia/paresthesia. Htm ...Read more

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Week 2 recovering from pneumonia, and I am having a strange pin prick sensation on my skin. Randomly and feels like individual pricks. Related?

Week 2 recovering from pneumonia, and I am having a strange pin prick sensation on my skin. Randomly and feels like individual pricks. Related?

PNA complication: It is impossible to determine the cause of your symptoms based on your question. A Virtual Consult is suggested. Some antibiotics (e.g. fluoroquinolones) that are commonly used in treatment of pneumonia can cause peripheral neuropathy withing few days after the medication is started or stopped. I such is the case the antibiotic should be stopped and the prescribing doctor notified right away. ...Read more

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Sharp pin prick sensation in right eye. Lasts only a second, but has been occurring regularly for about a week. What could be causing this.

Sharp pin prick sensation in right eye. Lasts only a second, but has been occurring regularly for about a week. What could be causing this.

Many causes: This might be caused by interning eyelashes, foreign bodies, calcified sub conjunctival granulomas, recurrent erosion syndrome, dry eyes and allergies among other causes. ...Read more

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Hello. Numbness and occasional pin prick sensation on my second toe on my right foot. Highly localized, near tip of toe in area touching big toe, .?

Hello. Numbness and occasional pin prick sensation on my second toe on my right foot. Highly localized, near tip of toe in area touching big toe, .?

Is the second toe: The longest toe? Is it hammered at all? These are things to consider.....a nerve entrapment or neuroma is a possibility as well.....that's where I would start. ...Read more

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What happens with pinal manipulation under anesthesia?

What happens with pinal manipulation under anesthesia?

See below: The use of spinal manipulation under anesthesia is done by chiropractors. Once you are completely relaxed under anesthesia the chiropracter will flex and press on your spine. Iit has not been verified as effective by independent studies. I would check the MRI or ct used to make this decision with an md before proceeding. ...Read more

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Pin Pricking sensation in the left armpit. Female 49 years old.

Pin Pricking sensation in the left armpit. Female 49 years old.

Nerve: The symptoms you describe involves the nerves. Do you have an infection causing the lymph nodes to press down on the nerves in this area? Could have other causes of referred nerve irritation from the neck. See a Doctor for check up and labs. ...Read more

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What cause a Buring sensation on face by sinuses? Sometimes pIn two and sometimes in forhead is that something serious

What cause a Buring sensation on face by sinuses? Sometimes pIn two and sometimes in forhead is that something serious

Trigeminal Nerve: It's the main nerve for the sensations Of the face and can be affected by certain conditions like parotid gland issues, severe TMJ, and other considerations. Should see a ENT doctor. Can lead to Trigeminal Neuralgia ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have pins and needle sensation in your head?

Nerveorvitamin: Pins and needle must be checked by a neurologist and take b- complex good dose or get b levels and blood sugar checked some tims low thyroid can give this feeling. ...Read more

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My husband keeps getting a pins and needles sensation in the back of his head which only goes when he insist on banging his head on that area.?

My husband keeps getting a pins and needles sensation in the back of his head which only goes when he insist on banging his head on that area.?

Pins & needles: The most common cause of pins and needles sensation in the back of the head is a pinched nerve in the neck, usually secondary to significant arthritis or disk degeneration. If the pain is constant, it is understandable that he might want to bang his head just to distract himself from a worse pain, but this isn't the best way to deal with it. Have him see a doctor. Treatments are available. ...Read more

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I have a pin pricking sensation and pain. .. It started two days before. What may be the reason?

Insufficent data: Unfortunately, you have neglected to mention where you are having these feelings. Please repost with this information. Your question cannot be answered otherwise. ...Read more

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What are some causes of a popping prickly sensation in head. It's not an obvious feeling. I also get prickly sensations in my arms at the same time?

What are some causes of a popping prickly sensation in head. It's not an obvious feeling. I also get prickly sensations in my arms at the same time?

This sounds. ..: Quite subtle. Having prickly sensations of the SCALP is not that uncommon but do you really mean within your head? The association of prickly sensations in the arms could be either good (probably) or bad. Good...meaning it is probably a manifestation of anxiety and you can manage. Bad...meaning there's something going on in your head that's affecting your arms. Must see Doc for eval/testing/MRI. ...Read more

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What can cause pins a needles sensation in the head and spread to arm and neck?

What can cause pins a needles sensation in the head and spread to arm and neck?

Anxiety: Is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. Rec.: see your GP for reevaluation. ...Read more

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Hi, for the past week I have been getting a pins and needles sensation up both my arms, chest and head. This happens twice a day and lasts for 30secs?

Hi, for the past week I have been getting a pins and needles sensation up both my arms, chest and head. This happens twice a day and lasts for 30secs?

See a neurologist: If it happens when you bend your neck forward or to either side, that could represent lhermitte sign, the sensation of shocking, needling or zapping traveling through your neck & arms. Get it checked out by a neurologist. ...Read more

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When I put my head down to my chest I have a pins and needles sensation into the back of my legs, is this a pinched nerve? If yes what can I do for it

When I put my head down to my chest I have a pins and needles sensation into the back of my legs, is this a pinched nerve? If yes what can I do for it

Maybe or Maybe not: It could be caused by cervical stenosis, with pressure on your spinal cord. However, there are other things that could cause this, so go see a spinal surgeon for evaluation to rule out any spinal cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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19 year old male taking risperidone 2 mg per day, experiencing numbness (pins and needles sensation) in back of head when lying down. POA?

19 year old male taking risperidone 2 mg per day, experiencing numbness (pins and needles sensation) in back of head when lying down. POA?

Risperdal: All drugs have effects and side effects. Check these out and get a good psychiatric evaluation. Risperdal is a potent antipsychotic. ...Read more

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I have had a vibration/dizzy sensation in my head for a few days, I had a lumbar puncture a 2 weeks ago (with spinal headache[resolved]). Correlation?

I have had a vibration/dizzy sensation in my head for a few days, I had a lumbar puncture a 2 weeks ago (with spinal headache[resolved]). Correlation?

Low CSF pressure: Headaches caused by a spinal tap. The treatment: 1. Pain relievers. 2.Fluids and caffeine. 3. Sometimes an epidural blood patch. Low-pressure headaches are intense and visit for your doctor is warranted. ...Read more

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Recently the tops of my feet and up my shins have been getting prickly sensation in them. Had a mri of head and neck that was normal. Anxiety possibly?

Recently the tops of my feet and up my shins have been getting prickly sensation in them. Had a mri of head and neck that was normal. Anxiety possibly?

Consider: Possible issue with peripheral nerves, and you describe symptoms in area of peroneal nerve. Have your doctor re-examine this area. Could be coming from lower back
and could even consider lumbar stenosis. ...Read more

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Radiating cramping spasm in head not headache, sensation travels & now upper left abdomen-pins&needles no pain/ not on meds-md's can't tell problem?

Radiating cramping spasm in head not headache, sensation travels & now upper left abdomen-pins&needles no pain/ not on meds-md's can't tell problem?

These sx's are: Not indicative of a problem for which tissue damage is likely to be found. We must then inquire about functional somatic syndromes, pain without evidence of tissue damage. Do you sleep well? Clinch or grind teeth at night? Hx of fibromyalgia, irritible bowel, recurrent migraines? How is daytime energy level? This is where I would start inquiring. Good luck. ...Read more

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4 months having pins pain tingling dizziness and numbness all over body. Now have vibration in my left ankle and burning sensation in lower back. I noticed it gets worse when I turn my head/back down?

4 months having pins pain tingling dizziness and numbness all over body. Now have vibration in my left ankle and burning sensation in lower back. I noticed it gets worse when I turn my head/back down?

Sciatica: You may have a condition called sciatica which occurs when the nerve going to your leg is pinched as it comes out of the spine to give the pain down the leg and back. Have your primary care doctor check it out to make sure your leg muscles are not getting weaker because of the nerve problem. This doctor can refer you to the appropriate specialist you need to see. Please get this checked out. ...Read more

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Hi I have been getting a burning sensation in back of my head (brain) I also feel really run down and getting pins and needles in my arms and legs alot?

Hi I have been getting a burning sensation in back of my head (brain) I also feel really run down and getting pins and needles in my arms and legs alot?

Impossible: You cannot get a burning sensation in your brain. Your brain is insensitive to all pain and other sensations. It senses sensations only in OTHER parts of the body. When you feel those sensations, you feel them in those other parts of the body, not the brain. Have you considered seeing a doctor about this? You folks have got National Health over there, right? Wish we had something like that here. ...Read more

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I have a spot on the left side of my head that gets a feeling of a pin prick every time I move it to a side or up/down. Any insight?

I have a spot on the left side of my head that gets a feeling of a pin prick every time I move it to a side or up/down. Any insight?

No idea: There are too many unknowns to be able to make even educated guess. How long have you had this "spot"? Is there a change in the skin over the "spot"? Any other symptoms? What's your age, medical history, etc? ...Read more