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Can ct head/orbit cause : lightheaded dizzy w/ brief low rumble noise, headache w/ tingling forehead? Dr said maybe anxiety, but no hx panic. Attacks

Can ct head/orbit cause : lightheaded dizzy w/ brief low rumble noise, headache w/ tingling forehead? Dr said maybe anxiety, but no hx panic. Attacks

No, a CT cannot: CAUSE these symptoms. In fact, a CT may HELP DIAGNOSE reasons for dizziness and headache, such as sinusitis. Your doctor is correct that anxiety can cause dizziness and tingling, even without "panic attacks". If you have your CT on a disc, I can explain it to you on HealthTap Concierge healthtap. Com/saurbornmd. ...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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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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Top of head tingling for a second or two after taking first few bites of food? Its been happening a lot lately. What could cause this?

Top of head tingling for a second or two after taking first few bites of food? Its been happening a lot lately. What could cause this?

Many possible causes: Your tingling may be related to any number of reasons including your known nervousness/panic attacks, or stress, stimulant overuse (for example, caffeine), headache, overexercise, nutritional deficiencies, etc. Here is some more information: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003296.htm ...Read more

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Out of the blue, I get tingling in top / back of my head/brain, is it serious? Went to the doc he said anxiety can cause this. Could it be tumor?

Out of the blue, I get tingling in top / back of my head/brain, is it serious? Went to the doc he said anxiety can cause this. Could it be tumor?

Maybe, not likely: Many people "hold" or express tension with their body, particularly with anxiety. Treating anxiety with lifestyle changes, cognitive-behavioral therapy and perhaps medication will be great first steps. Your doctor can help you monitor changes in this symptom while you target the anxiety. Symptom checklists can help you measure the response to treatments. Revisit your doc to develop a plan soon. ...Read more

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front and side of head feels numb. Head feels heavy. Underneath jaw and top of neck feel swelled and numb with a tingling feelingchest pain. Cause?

front and side of head feels numb. Head feels heavy. Underneath jaw and top of neck feel swelled and numb with a tingling feelingchest pain. Cause?

Somatization?: Your symptoms are somewhat unusual and either are due to a very uncommon illness or are more likely psychosomatic. See > http://bit. Ly/1OeXVq4 If and http://bit. Ly/1X5rw9T If you feel psychological/emotional factors could be causing your symptoms go to my Checklist: Mental Health. ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep and stress cause the top of my lip to tingle? It has been tingling for the past could of weeks.

Can lack of sleep and stress cause the top of my lip to tingle? It has been tingling for the past could of weeks.

No: Stress and lack of sleep cause many things but not lip tingling. For the stress and lack of sleep begin some exercise programs under the guidance of a physical therapist or a physician. The lip could tingle from a variety of causes including dental issues, infection, inflammation, and more. Talk to your dentist and ask them to evaluate your mouth. ...Read more

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After a 15 hour flight to Australia the skin on the shin and top of my foot has numbness and tingling. Now ongoing for 2 weeks. Cause for concern?

After a 15 hour flight to Australia the skin on the shin and top of my foot has numbness and tingling. Now ongoing for 2 weeks. Cause for concern?

Shin: The biggest concern would be that the long flight resulted in a blood clot in your leg. Most people get swelling and pain with that but your description could be that. Go see a doctor to get evaluated. ...Read more

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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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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 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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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 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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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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I have have tingling feeling mostly in the top right part of my head. What could the tingling be and why is it localized?

Head tingling: Consider dry skin (use moisterizing conditioner), reponse to new hair product, eczema, dandruff, psoriasis, , sinusitis, neck tension or more serious issues like zoster/herpes, nerve compression, multiple sclerosis ...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?

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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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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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?

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