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For past 2 days I have had a tingling crawlings sensation on right side of head with dizziness had a CT scan it came back normal. What else could be?

For past 2 days I have had a tingling crawlings sensation on right side of head with dizziness had a CT scan it came back normal. What else could be?

Possible migraine: Vertebro basilar migraine could cause similar symptoms. Treatment would be same as any other migraine. See a neurologist. ...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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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've been having a tingling sensation on the back right side of my head. Its been going on for 2 days now and comes and goes during the day. What is it?

I've been having a tingling sensation on the back right side of my head. Its been going on for 2 days now and comes and goes during the day. What is it?

Head tingling: This is a difficult question to answer without more information. Are their other accompanying symptoms such as headaches or visual changes?
You would probably need to visit with your local family physician in order for her to take a more solid history and examination. Good luck to you and have a great day. ...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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18 year old male. Having symptoms of tingling, burning and constant itching. Having weird brain sensations. Pain on left ear and left side of head?

18 year old male. Having symptoms of tingling, burning and constant itching. Having weird brain sensations. Pain on left ear and left side of head?

Need to be seen: Different symptoms, not pointing towards a specific ailment, and not trivial enough to be ignored, better see your doctor ...Read more

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Had constant migraines for 2 months this am woke up to a burst of worst pain ever on right side of head now accompanied by tingling what should I do?

Had constant migraines for 2 months this am woke up to a burst of worst pain ever on right side of head now accompanied by tingling what should I do?

See a neurologist: You should see a neurologist and have further testing to include a MRI and mra of the brain. You may need other testing as well. Some neurologists are experts in treating headache and have done fellowships in this. ...Read more

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I have tingling on right side of head and in front of right ear along with a cold feeling. What is it??

I have tingling on right side of head and in front of right ear along with a cold feeling. What is it??

Neuro: Sounds like a nerve is inflamed. Could be a number of things. You need to go see a Dr. ...Read more

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Tingling goose bump feeling on right side of head several occurances same day I got my period. Why? Should I see a dr?

Tingling goose bump feeling on right side of head several occurances same day I got my period. Why? Should I see a dr?

Maybe: Goose bumps on the right side of your head is a very unusual symptom. Most likely it is a coincident that your period began on the same day. See a doctor if you continue to have any numbness or tingling. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on right side of head with tingling down the right side of my face. Feeling faint too.

Sharp pain on right side of head with tingling down the right side of my face. Feeling faint too.

Perhaps hypoglycemic: Did you have a good breakfast this morning? I know you're across the pond so perhaps by my standards the answer would be NO! LOL! Nevertheless, HYPO glycemia comes to mind only because of your symptom of feeling faint. The sharp pain could be from a slight tension type headache. Do you get headaches? How long did the head pain last? Has this happened before? Fill us in a bit more please. ...Read more

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Vasomotor instability of the nervous system tingling goose bump like shiver feeling on right side of head when period started why does this occur?

Vasomotor instability of the nervous system tingling goose bump like shiver feeling on right side of head when period started why does this occur?

Form of Dysautonomia: Dysautonomia refers to a constellation of symptoms and signs that are related to malfunction of the autonomic nervous system. This is part of the body that regulates involuntary actions between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system. Involuntary functions include things like heartbeat, breathing, digestion, and body temperature regulation. During menses these systems are activated. ...Read more

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Lately have tingling in fingers and some toes-mostly on right side of head in temporal area tingling feel. Side effect of Zonegran? See Neuro in 3 wk

Lately have tingling in fingers and some toes-mostly on right side of head in temporal area tingling feel. Side effect of Zonegran? See Neuro in 3 wk

Side effects: Even though that is not the one reported side effects, people do respond differently to medications. If the symptoms started after the start of the medicine it is possible. Keep up with your neuro appointment. ...Read more

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Tingling on right side of head that hurts, but not like headache. Had numb arms several days ago. Legs also feel funny?

Tingling on right side of head that hurts, but not like headache. Had numb arms several days ago. Legs also feel funny?

Go to your doctor: ASAP. These are not normal findings, and if you've had them for some time, it really needs to be evaluated by a physician, who can do a physical exam, run some lab tests, and also discuss your history in more detail, and recommend a plan. You may need to see a neurologist based on your findings. Good luck! ...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

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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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Can a neck spasm or pinched nerve cause tingling on left side of head and arm?

Can a neck spasm or pinched nerve cause tingling on left side of head and arm?

Yes: A pinched nerve on the left side of the neck can cause numbness, tingling, spasms, or weakness in the left side of the neck or the left arm. ...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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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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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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Woke up this morning with nausea and felr like throwing up and really bad burning sensation on right side of head im scared as I get sever headachs t?

Woke up this morning with nausea and felr like throwing up and really bad burning sensation on right side of head im scared as I get sever headachs t?

Sounds like migraine: headache. You can take some otc medication such as aleve or advil or exedrine migraine etc. If do not get any better and unable to get your doctor by phone, go to an urgent care or ER to get some migraine specific headach such as cafergot, imitrex (sumatriptan) or midrin. ...Read more

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Can taking risperdal w/ zoloft, (sertraline) help 3 month pain sensation on right side of head, to create balance in brain chemically. Diagnosed w/ migraines.

Can taking risperdal w/ zoloft, (sertraline) help 3 month pain sensation on right side of head, to create balance in brain chemically. Diagnosed w/ migraines.

Migraines: Risperdal is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain and is used to treat schizophrenia and symptoms of bipolar disorder zoloft (sertraline) is an antidepressant which
affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression and anxiety,
they are not specific medications for migraines.
Please see your psychiatrist for treatment. ...Read more