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Cause of tingling sensation left side of face?

Cause of tingling sensation left side of face?

Trigeminal nerve: Sensations to the face are perceived via trigeminal nerve. Your complaint suggests left sided t. Nerve irritation. If persistent you may need imaging e.G MRI scan. ...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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Can anxiety cause a tingling sensation left side of face left arm and left calf on and off today. No other symptoms. If I'm busy I feel it less.

Can anxiety cause a tingling sensation left side of face left arm and left calf on and off today. No other symptoms. If I'm busy I feel it less.

See that you have a: # of medical conditions. I would not assume that the tingling sensation you are experiencing is due to anxiety. The reason you may feel symptom less when you are busy is that it distracts you from focusing on the sensation. Take care. ...Read more

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Expiencing strange tingling sensation left side of my face off and on for a couple weeks now. Should i be concerned?

Expiencing strange tingling sensation left side of my face off and on for a couple weeks now. Should i be concerned?

Unclear: Tingling on the face is definitely not caused by stroke, so you can be assured there. However, if this is a new symptom, and you dont have a history of migraines, you may want to get checked out by a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have had a tingling sensation on the left side of my head. That travels to my forehead. Have like burningness on my forehead also.

I have had a tingling sensation on the left side of my head. That travels to my forehead. Have like burningness on my forehead also.

Be checked: It sounds like it may be coming from your occipital nerve. This nerve often is irritated by problems in your neck on that side. Be checked to confirm a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I've had a numbness and tingling on the left side of my face and head and every once in a while i get a cold sensation on the same side ?

Several reasons: Your symptoms suggest possible bells palsy presentations which is temporary to something more ominous like a a small stroke, multiple sclerosis, or a brain mass. You should see your primary care doc right away for the proper evaluation, and if he /she is uncomfortable, they will refer you to a neurologist. ...Read more

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I've been having burning/tingling sensation on the left side of my body (mostly head and arms) what can that be? What should I do?

I've been having burning/tingling sensation on the left side of my body (mostly head and arms) what can that be? What should I do?

See a neurologist: The possible causes for these symptoms include headache, anxiety, stress, spinal cord injury, plexopathy, cerebral ischemia, etc. See a neurologist to discuss your symptoms in detail and to undergo a neurological examination. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm ...Read more

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Small tingling/burning sensation like someone is drilling into my head on the left rear side of my head? It doesn't hurt but it is annoying.

Small tingling/burning  sensation like someone is drilling into my head on the left rear side of my head?  It doesn't hurt but it is annoying.

How long have you: Been experiencing such symptoms? Have you seen any rash . It looks like some kind of nerve irritation . Herpes zoster is one but you need to have dermatome skin lesion . The other possibility is mononeuritis . I would recommend to see a family doc or neurologist. Good luck. ...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?

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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I've been having a tingling sensation on the left side of my head follwed by a burning sensation on my fore head. Been worryimg about it could be a brain tumor?

I've been having a tingling sensation on the left side of my head follwed by a burning sensation on my fore head. Been worryimg about it could be a brain tumor?

Not a tumor: your symptoms are consistent with a panic attack more than a neurological event. For your own peace of mind ,go and see a neurologist, he might order a MRI to clear that diagnosis,but the main issue is you get proper evaluation And treatment. ...Read more

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I may have had a seizure yesterday because my left hand started shaking. I'm also having tingling sensations on the right side of my face and temple.

I may have had a seizure yesterday because my left hand started shaking.  I'm also having tingling sensations on the right side of my face and temple.

Get this evaluated: Your left hand shaking may or may not have been c/w a true epileptic seizure, but your entire picture describes potential neurological problems, and needs attention soon. Contact your doctor and get examined, and if necessary, have appointment with neurologist. ...Read more

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