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What causes body tingling especially scalp?

What causes body tingling especially scalp?

Scalp Tingling: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of scalp tingling. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms. Anxiety, hyperthyroidism, migraine, multiple sclerosis, neck muscle tension, sinus, menopause, hormone replacement therapy, allergy to shampoo/soap. ...Read more

Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...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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Tingling and numbness in my scalp on one side, what could this mean?

Tingling and numbness in my scalp on one side, what could this mean?

See a doctor: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a tingling on my scalp on the right side and i get weakness in the right side of my face. It will last for a day or two then go away.

I have a tingling on my scalp on the right side and i get weakness in the right side of my face.  It will last for a day or two then go away.

Neurological?: Please see your doc or a neurologist and he/she will help you. The tingle and weakness might be what are called tias. They come and go but need to be treated to avoid larger issues later. Peace and good health. ...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

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I have an annoying tingling feeling in my scalp by my two temples. It tends to never go away no matter what I do. I want to know if there is a cure fo?

I have an annoying tingling feeling in my scalp by my two temples. It tends to never go away no matter what I do. I want to know if there is a cure fo?

Tingling: Those sensations are suggestive of irritability or irritation of superficial nerves in those areas of the scalp. Could this be due to techniques involved in your hair care, style and treatments? Of course if tingling starts involving other areas of your body, other factors such as neurologic disorders would be considered and consultation with a neurologist advised. ...Read more

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What might cause occasional tingling in the scalp?

What might cause occasional tingling in the scalp?

Normal nerves: Occasional transient tingling of the scalp is normal and experienced by virtually everyone. ...Read more

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I have crawling and tingling sensation all over my body a particular scalp and back, I did complete evaluation but no cause diagnosed. What to do?

R/O DYSESTHESIAS: DYSESTHESIAS ARE ABN SENSORY NERVE IMPULSES. You need a through exam and lab testing. Especially evaluation for MS/CNS LYME/CNS SS/CNS SARCOIDOSIS . A full lab W/U and auto-Immune W/U . MRI OF BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD. LP FOR MBP & OLIGOCLONAL BANDS. If all of this has been done and is normal. It may be secondary to FIBROMYALGIA . I would recommend a GF diet and trial of CYMBALTA v LYRICA V SAVELLA (milnacipran) ...Read more

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Tingling left scalp related to shingles?

Tingling left scalp related to shingles?

Shingles : Tingling is usually sing of ongoing healing, especially if rash is gone, it could last for a while, see you doctor, you might need to take Lyrica (pregabalin) or neurontin. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Feeling Anxious (Definition)

different subjective and objective symptoms of anxiety. The ones usually first encountered are: rapid heart beats, increased breathing, hypervigilance, and rapid thinking. For a complete list and a thorough understanding of the how's and why's ...Read more