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Lightheadedness and tingling of lips and tongue what is this?

Lightheadedness and tingling of lips and tongue what is this?

Food and water: Have you eaten drank water recently? Dehydration and lack of nutrition can cause this. ...Read more

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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What can cause tingling / numbness in left cheek and lips?

What can cause tingling / numbness in left cheek and lips?

Comments: The anatomy involves trigeminal nerve, but the cause may be complex. There is a sensory trigeminal neuropathy which could do this, but one might consider problems in jaw or mouth as a provocateur. Some intracranial situations should be excluded via MRI. A neurologist or a dentist could be a starting point. ...Read more

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What causes sensation of numbness/tingling cheeks, lips, often side of neck as if, but not, hyperventilating & always accompanied by slight air-hunger?

What causes sensation of numbness/tingling cheeks, lips, often side of neck as if, but not, hyperventilating & always accompanied by slight air-hunger?

Nerve issue: If the tingling is within the distribution of a cutaneous nerve then it's possible that that nerve is being pinched somewhere. The tingling of hyperventilation is due to changes in calcium in your blood so if the symptom is similar to hyperventilation then calcium levels should be checked. I don't know why the sensation of air hunger is associated with these symptoms in your case. ...Read more

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Migraine with tingling numbness in lips and left cheek. Not dangerous?

Migraine with tingling numbness in lips and left cheek. Not dangerous?

May be....: If it is migraine than it may be okay.......But you need to see headache specialist for diagnosis. You may need MRI to r/o other conditions. ...Read more

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My wife has swelling on the right side of her face in the cheek area and lip, no numbness or tingling.?

My wife has swelling on the right side of her face in the cheek area and lip, no numbness or tingling.?

3 causes likely: Dental abscess, inflammation of parotid gland (mumps) & sinusitis can cause these symptoms without numbness but usually pain is present. Hives and swollen glands also cause this. If swelling lasts more than a day or two, your wife will need an examination. ...Read more

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Constant pain and tingling sensation on one side of face - pain from eyebrow, cheekbone, ear, jaw, and tingling upper lip around nostril and in cheek.

Constant pain and tingling sensation on one side of face - pain from eyebrow, cheekbone, ear, jaw, and tingling upper lip around nostril and in cheek.

Need to see your MD: Sounds like there is inflammation of facial nerves. Could be shingles, trigeminal neuralgia. I would recommend that you see your provider to narrow the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in the left side of my head and tingling sensation in left cheek. Also had Bell's palsy a couple years ago. Diagnosis?

Shingles?: Keep an eye out for areas of redness and small blisters. If this starts to occur in the areas that you're having those sensations, you may be dealing with shingles. This can be a serious condition if it comes near your eye, so be sure to see your doctor immediately if it starts to happen. Good luck and get better soon! ...Read more

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What causes dizziness when turning your head or moving your eyes along with your lips tingling?

What causes dizziness when turning your head or moving your eyes along with your lips tingling?

BPPV can cause: dizziness when turning head due to canalith coming out of their usual location in the inner ear. Canalith repositioning treatment such as Epley maneuver can help. Tingling of the lips is something else. Anxiety triggers hyperventilation and that pushes to much pco2 out decreasing ionized calcium in the blood. Breathing to a paper bag helps. ...Read more

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When I lay down with my head prompted up on pillow like chin to chest. Could that cause lt side neck pain and numb tingling in lower jaw and cheek?

When I lay down with my head prompted up on pillow like chin to chest. Could that cause lt side neck pain and numb tingling in lower jaw and cheek?

Neck pain: Yes that position could cause impingement of a nerve to produce your symptoms. You need a complete history and physical examination done and probably imagining of your neck. ...Read more

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Tingling, stiff feeling on right side of face (random tingling on eye, nose (lip, and front/back of head). Only occurring today. What could this be?

Tingling, stiff feeling on right side of face (random tingling on eye, nose (lip, and front/back of head). Only occurring today. What could this be?

Anxiety: At your age it is most likely nothing. Watch out for a rash since rarely shingles can present this way. Usually you don't get pain in the back of the head. It could be a migraine especially if it is associated with headache and nausea and /or vomiting. It could be trigeminal neuralgia which can be disabling ...Read more

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I have tingling of my right cheek and some pain in upper right back teeth, I have also head headaches, jaw popping, dizziness.?

I have tingling of my right cheek and some pain in upper right back teeth, I have also head headaches, jaw popping, dizziness.?

Examination: You need to be physically examined, and perhaps X-rayed by a Dentist to determine if symptoms are from abscessed (infected) teeth, infected sinus, infected ear, jaw (TMJ) joint dysfunction, or other cause (s). ...Read more

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4 a wk, have had tingling, nerve movement, twitching, tickling, parts all over face (nose, ear, cheek, temple), also top of head/scalp. Suggestions?

4 a wk, have had tingling, nerve movement, twitching, tickling, parts all over face (nose, ear, cheek, temple), also top of head/scalp. Suggestions?

Uncertain: It could be neurologic especially if it all on the same side you need to see your physician and maybe a neurologist ...Read more

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I have SFN and for 3 days now I've had dizziness when moving eyes or turning head today my tounge and lip are tingling and numb and random body jerks?

I have SFN and for 3 days now I've had dizziness when moving eyes or turning head today my tounge and lip are tingling and numb and random body jerks?

Neuropathy symptpms: SNF is small fiber neuropathy, I presume, which has many causes. Metabolic problems may result in myoclonus (or body jerks) and be associated with neuropathy. I would recommend blood tests (such as HgA1c, TSH, CMP, vitamin b12 levels) and a neurology evaluation. Dizziness with head turning can be caused by inner ear or vestibular problems and also needs bedside exam to help assess. ...Read more

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Past week, novacaine feeling right side lip & tongue. Right hand & foot tingly, falling asleep feeling & top of head tingling. Should I be concerned?

Past week, novacaine feeling right side lip & tongue. Right hand & foot tingly, falling asleep feeling & top of head tingling. Should I be concerned?

Yes.: Yes. While transient numbness is usually nothing to worry about, numbness that persists this long may be a sign of serious illness. You should consult a physician. ...Read more

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I have carpel tunnel in right hand. Just now got weak shoulders, tingling right cheek/eye/temple area and tingling top of head. Makes me very nervous.

I have carpel tunnel in right hand. Just now got weak shoulders, tingling right cheek/eye/temple area and tingling top of head. Makes me very nervous.

Be seen: I would be seen for this immediately. If you had a block it might be related to that; but it definitely does not fall In the range of "normal" postoperative complaints following a carpal tunnel release. ...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 in the back of my head?

Irritation of nerve: Occipital nerve is major nerve supplying the skin of back of head. It may be pinched or nerve roots in the upper neck may be pinched. See a neurologist. ...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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Tingling top of head. Could this be from anxiety?

Tingling top of head. Could this be from anxiety?

Anxiety: Possibly but you should check with your doctor to rule out any medical concerns. Best. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I got a tingling sensation after I hit my head?

What does it mean if I got a tingling sensation after I hit my head?

Bruising: The nerve endings in your scalp are bruised and don't be alarmed.
Worrisome symptoms include passing out, vomiting, seizure, weakness on one side of your body, increasing headache etc.
(imagine those boxers getting punched incessantly in ten rounds of boxing and most of them just do fine. Now if you are hit with a golf club, that's another story).
Take care! ...Read more

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I'm having tingling that comes and goes on left side of head. I have no pain.

I'm having tingling that comes and goes on left side of head. I have no pain.

Occipital neuralgia: This is called occipital neuralgia. It is just a type of headache, usually due to neck spasms or inflammation of that nerve due to a virus. I would talk to your doctor about going on a course of steroids to see if it goes away ...Read more

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I sometimes get that tingling/bleeding feeling in my head. What's wrong?? What can I do???

I sometimes get that tingling/bleeding feeling in my head. What's wrong?? What can I do???

Evaluation: You define your own requirement. If you have a "bleeding" feeling then you need formal evaluation to determine if that is present. Most likely it isn't (because you wouldn't be in a position to ask the question). But, you put it on the table and now you need to answer it. ...Read more

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Sometimes I have that tingling /bleeding feel in my head. What's wrong and what can I do??

Sometimes I have that tingling /bleeding feel in my head. What's wrong and what can I do??

Bleeding feeling?: I am not sure what you mean by a tingling bleeding feeing in your head. That is not a common or normal thing. You should see your doctor to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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I have a tingling crawling sensation inside my head around the temple. What could cause this?

I have a tingling crawling sensation inside my head around the temple. What could cause this?

TMD?: 26 y female has "tingly crawling sensation" around temple; apparently one-sided. Paresthesias caused by chronic muscle spasm might be etiologic. Chronic muscle spasm is a signature symptom of Temporomandibular Joint disorder, wherein the ipsilateral Masseter muscle is chronically spastic. See comments: ...Read more

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Sometimes I get tingling down one side of my face and in my head can you tell me what this may be.?

Sometimes I get tingling down one side of my face and in my head can you tell me what this may be.?

Could be a few thing: Ranging from a pinched nerve to a virus or simply stress and anxiety. If you are having numbness and loss of muscle control with it, that could be the sign of a stroke though. ...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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My head is tingling all around. First at the left side, top and then back of my head. Is it because of my TMJ?

My head is tingling all around. First at the left side, top and then back of my head. Is it because of my TMJ?

See your dentist: TMY Dysfunction can cause a variety of symptoms including headaches. Please see you dentist to determine if your specific symptom is TMJ related. ...Read more

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Tingling sensation on my cheeks, both sides of my head. Sometimes is on the top of the scal or burning. What could it be?

Need more info: Sounds like it might be a form of anxiety. The symptoms are so varied it is hard to pick a neurological cause. To be 100% sure please consult with a neurologist and if his/her exam is normal talk to your family physician. ...Read more

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I have been waking up with a headache that last 30 mins and I get a tingling sensation throughout the day on the back of my head?

I have been waking up with a headache that last 30 mins and I get a tingling sensation throughout the day on the back of my head?

Tension: It sound that it might be tension headache, from stress, or the mattress or the pillow you are using. Use heat pad, exercise and message the muscle while showering with nice warm water. Take ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen). not better see a doctor ...Read more

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It's been 2 years now that I have a head tingling, but it goes and come, maybe because I sleep very late, I'm also a very nervous persone.

It's been 2 years now that I have a head tingling, but it goes and come, maybe because I sleep very late, I'm also a very nervous persone.

Compression neuritis: When you sleep for a long time, especially in one position, then you can compress sensory nerves which give you a tingle feeling. ...Read more

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Sharp jolting pain/tingling in head especially after turning neck or chewing. Feels like something about to snap in head. Leaves tingling feeling?

Sharp jolting pain/tingling in head especially after turning neck or chewing. Feels like something about to snap in head. Leaves tingling feeling?

Blockers and discs: Toxins, pathogens, allergens in the head, cervical spine, and TM joiints could give rise to pain in the head. Snapping sensation could be displacing discs in either the cervical spine or the TM joints. Get checked by a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have had migraines since I was young and I have had one for 3 days it is gone for the most part now but my head is tingling what does this mean?

I have had migraines since I was young and I have had one for 3 days it is gone for the most part now but my head is tingling what does this mean?

Residua: Tingling and numbness are common with migraine. Irritated nerves take time to recover. Face and hand numbness make persistent for a few days. Numbness neck and shoulders can persist as well. ...Read more

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Is it something w/ nerve endings that causes chills, tingling sensation throughout head & body when excited or skin is rubbed/massaged? Is it normal?

Is it something w/ nerve endings that causes chills, tingling sensation throughout head & body when excited or skin is rubbed/massaged? Is it normal?

Anxiety: I understand your concern.
Your symptoms are likely due to stress in your life.
At age 36, stresses of relationship, marriage, separation, parenting, unresolved feelings of worry, fear, hurt, resentment; work and finances can cause Anxiety with physical symptoms.
This is not normal; it indicates need to see a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis and Therapy.
Do Breathing Relaxation, Yoga and Meditation. ...Read more