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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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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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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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Is it safe to use Humira (adalimumab) with tingling sensation on top of head?Clear MRI 1yr ago.other symp:chronic headache on right and occ both side facial twitch

Is it safe to use Humira (adalimumab) with tingling sensation on top of head?Clear MRI 1yr ago.other symp:chronic headache on right and occ both side facial twitch

Headache: Before beginning Humira (adalimumab) discuss the side effects and contraindications for use with your prescribing physician. The headache that you describe is consistent with occipital neuralgia. The facial twitching could be caused by a variety of neurological conditions. Ideally, a neurologist should have input into you taking the Humira (adalimumab) as well as treating the headaches and facial twitching. ...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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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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Recovering nicely from bell's palsey. Just noticed a slight tingling same side top of my head/scalp. Does that mean the nerves are regenerating?

Recovering nicely from bell's palsey. Just noticed a slight tingling same side top of  my head/scalp. Does that mean the nerves are regenerating?

Paresthesias: May be indicative of nerve irritability associated with re-innervation and peripheral sprouting, but could instead merely be a transient event associated with new nerve fibre sensitivity. Either way, no cause for alarm, as most likely associated with resolution of your problem, . ...Read more