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Doctor insights on: Tingling On Left Side Of Back

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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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Tingling on left side back shoulder since pregnancy of third child. Could it be nerve damage from pregnancy it's been over 2 years.

Tingling on left side back shoulder since pregnancy of third child. Could it be nerve damage from pregnancy   it's been over 2 years.

Consider: Not sure whether this is or not related to your labor and delivery, but some diagnoses to be considered include: notalgia paresthetica, neck or thoracic spine problems, nerve issues over brachial plexus, intercostal nerve issues, etc. Perhaps a local neurologist can examine you and discern a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have tingling on the left side of my back what causes it?

I have tingling on the left side of my back what causes it?

Pinched nerve?: You could have a pinched nerve in your spine, multiple sclerosis or even neuropathy. See a neurologist for a check up. ...Read more

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I have tingling on the left side of my back what causes this?

I have tingling on the left side of my back what causes this?

Many possibilities: Numbness can result from many things such as nerve compression, side effect from medication, alcohol. Consult with you doctor and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Been getting horrible headaches and with them a numbness, tingling feeling on the left side and back side of my head. Dizziness?

Been getting horrible headaches and with them a numbness, tingling feeling on the left side and back side of my head. Dizziness?

Atypical migraine : You probably are suffering from migraine and need proper treatment for you should visit and urgent care Center or go to or visit ER. Meanwhile use excedrin migraine or ibuprofen 400mg tablets every 6 hours. Drink a lot of water. Caffeine sometimes help in moderation ...Read more

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I have tingling pain on my left side of my back. Should I go to the er?

I have tingling pain on my left side of my back. Should I go to the er?

Hard to know: Do you otherwise feel ok? Do you feel like its an emergency? Trust your instinct. Sometimes an ER visit can be avoided by calling your primary physician (even the call service) or waiting until the next day to call if you feel you are safe. You can also use the virtual consult services here. In isolation, tingling back pain is not a strict indicator to go to the ER. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hi I am having tingling in feet and hands, left side back of head has tension headache also left eye has occasional floaters. Please let me know what this could mean ?

Hi I am having tingling in feet and hands, left side back of head has tension headache also left eye has occasional floaters. Please let me know what this could mean ?

It could mean...: ...that you should see your Physician or Urgent Care as soon as possible. You need to be evaluated, especially in light of your neurologic symptoms. Please make arrangements now. ...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 a tingling sensation on my left side of my upper back area. What could this be?

I have a tingling sensation on my left side of my upper back area. What could this be?

Cervical Radiculopat: A pinched nerve can send abnormal sensations into adjacent areas that it serves. Local nerve compression at the root or after the nerve leaves the vertebral column can cause pain, numbness or weakness. ...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 soreness on my upper back and left side. What can I do for this soreness?

Tingling soreness on my upper back and left side. What can I do for this soreness?

Ice, rest, meds.: Assume this is not from a trauma, but rather overuse. The usual treatment includes rice, rest, ice, compress, and elevate for most soft tissue injuries. In addition, if you can take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications it will likely help. As the pain eases, please do stretching exercises. If the pain persists for more than a few weeks, consider evaluation by your doc. ...Read more

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I have a lump that doesn't move on left side of spine it sends a tingling sensation at times what could it be?

Pressure on nerves: If a mass as you describe is present over a structure such as a nerve or nerve root then, it will cause the type of sensations you are mentioning. There's no way to say more about this entity in your case with the limited information you've provided. Whether it is something that needs to be taken out or not would require an examination and likely some imaging studies and maybe even a biopsy. ...Read more

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Why is my left arm and face tingling? If i turn my head far left, the back side of my left arm pains.

Why is my left arm and face tingling? If i turn my head far left, the back side of my left arm pains.

Pinching nerve: Your symptoms sound like a pinching nerve causing parasthesias. I would see a dr. And get a clinical exam and the proper testing to diagnose your condition and then get the appropriate treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am experiencing some tightness and tingling in the sides and back of my head. I also have some stiffness on the left side of my neck.?

I am experiencing some tightness and tingling in the sides and back of my head. I also have some stiffness on the left side of my neck.?

Muscle tension: Muscle tension headaches often present as head pain or tightness and neck tightness. However, tingling can also be from early shingles symptoms. The neck symptoms could also be due to swollen lymph nodes. See your doctor so he or she can examine you and narrow the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have anxiety and sometimes it causes my back muscles to tense up and I get a tingling feeling on the left side of my face. I this normal?

I have anxiety and sometimes it causes my back muscles to tense up and I get a tingling feeling on the left side of my face. I this normal?

Certainly: Anxiety can manifest itself in many ways to include muscle tightness as well as tingling sensations and many other symptoms. Make an appointment with your doc or a HealyhTap provider to provide more details. ...Read more

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