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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

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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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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Everytime i get this tingling sensation on side of head the nerves in my legs start twitching and jumping..

Everytime i get this tingling sensation on side of head the nerves in my legs start twitching and jumping..

Seizures?: If you mean that you are experiencing a strange sensation in your head followed by involuntary movements of your leg/legs, you should see your doctor. An eeg may be needed to evaluate further. ...Read more

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Numb tingling sensation that starts around front right side of head and goes towards back of head. Also needle like pain at one spot then sore 2 touch?

Numb tingling sensation that starts around front right side of head and goes towards back of head. Also needle like pain at one spot then sore 2 touch?

Needs to be evaluate: It is difficult to tell you what is causing your symptoms of tingling sensation, needle like pain and sore to touch.We need detailed history as to exact location of pain and how long you have had and if you have tried any therapy so far.Any associated symptoms in eyes and any relation to your periods and how often this happens.You need physical exam and may need other tests if indicated.See MD ...Read more

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Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Can B due 2 facial-: -nerve in origin. It just appears in some people 4no reason. It an inflammation of the nerve, & best 2 C an ENT. 2 B sure there is no treatable process. If none, meds like Lyrica (pregabalin) & Neurontin can B of help, also Cymbalta is often tried. All have an effect on pain pathways. Goes by name of Trigeminal Neuralgia. ...Read more

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I'm having tingling that comes and goes on left side of head. I have no pain.

I'm having tingling that comes and goes on left side of head. I have no pain.

Occipital neuralgia: This is called occipital neuralgia. It is just a type of headache, usually due to neck spasms or inflammation of that nerve due to a virus. I would talk to your doctor about going on a course of steroids to see if it goes away ...Read more

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I am being treated for TMJ but have pain & tingling on left side of head & arm, dizziness is this normal?

I am being treated for TMJ but have pain & tingling on left side of head & arm, dizziness is this normal?

TMJ: This does not sound like tmj, especially with the sensation in your arm. It sounds as if you need a neurologist. ...Read more

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Well it started with the tingling and pain in the left scapula region and now numbness is radiated from left toe to left side of head!help me out?

Well it started with the tingling and pain in the left scapula region and now numbness is radiated from left toe to left side of head!help me out?

Beware numbness: Beware unexplained numbness. These symptoms may not make sense to most practitioners, but may be the earliest unexplained signs of worrisome conditions like transverse myelitis or multiple sclerosis. These are rare but serious diagnoses that often began with numbness if these persist or seem to worsen, see your neurologist. Many a person with these diagnoses have initially been labeled: "crazy". ...Read more

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Since the symptoms of a mini stroke I've be getting headaches and tingling /numbness on left side of head could this be related please am so scared!!!

Since the symptoms of a mini stroke I've be getting headaches and tingling /numbness on left side of head could this be related please am so scared!!!

Headaches are: unusual for stroke but tingling/numbness on one side of the head is definitely suspect. Though there are other things that could cause numbness tingling, such as atypical migraine or neuralgia/ facial nerve paralysis. Please check with your healthcare provider and get the help you need, but be calm and don't worry as much. ...Read more

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Past 2 months pain in left side of head base neck. Now I have random pain and numbness/tingling in arms and legs. What's wrong? Symptoms mimic MS

Past 2 months pain in left side of head base neck. Now I have random pain and numbness/tingling in arms and legs. What's wrong? Symptoms mimic MS

Explanation: Although MS can be a tough diagnosis due to vague symptoms, I would doubt your problems are caused by MS. Suggest you have an MRI of your neck, as that is most likely the anatomic location for your issues. Your head/neck pain could be c/w Occipital Neuralgia, and could consider problems in arms/legs due to peripheral neuropathy if neck films are benign. ...Read more

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Pins and needles right leg and foot and tingling right side of head.i have sciatica lower left side.knotted pain left shoulder?

Pins and needles right leg and foot and tingling right side of head.i have sciatica lower left side.knotted pain left shoulder?

Not sciatica: Sciatica could not explain the fascias tingling. A cervical disk problem could cause shoulder symptoms but would also not explain your face tingling. If these symptoms see new go immediately to the ER. If they have been there for a while go see a doctor. This could be a stroke or serious brain problem. ...Read more