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Is it safe to use Humira (adalimumab) with tingling sensation on top of head?Clear MRI 1yr ago.other symp:chronic headache on right and occ both side facial twitch

Is it safe to use Humira (adalimumab) with tingling sensation on top of head?Clear MRI 1yr ago.other symp:chronic headache on right and occ both side facial twitch

Headache: Before beginning Humira (adalimumab) discuss the side effects and contraindications for use with your prescribing physician. The headache that you describe is consistent with occipital neuralgia. The facial twitching could be caused by a variety of neurological conditions. Ideally, a neurologist should have input into you taking the Humira (adalimumab) as well as treating the headaches and facial twitching. ...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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I hv been experieincing a tingling/prickling sensation at top of my head (just at the roots of hair). At times, like a dull pain. What could this be?

I hv been experieincing a tingling/prickling sensation at top of my head (just at the roots of hair).  At times, like a dull pain. What could this be?

See dermatologist: There are several possible reasons for this. This could be due to skin causes such as dry skin, an infection of the scalp, vitamin b deficiency especially b12, or abnormal thyroid function . Occasionally, scalp tenderness and tingling are seen in patients who have chronic headaches such as migraine. The treatment is different for each cause. Check with your gp or dermatologist first. ...Read more

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I've found a spot around my inner seat bone that when I massage I simultaneously get a tingling sensation at the top of my head. Is this relevant?

I've found a spot around my inner seat bone that when I massage I simultaneously get a tingling sensation at the top of my head. Is this relevant?

Yes: www.healthtap.com/drericweisman If you find that this is or becomes problematic arrange for a consult. Otherwise
you might want to read about synesthesias and phantom limb pain. (There is also a TED talk on this) ...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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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

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My hand have had a tingling sensation for about 7 months. the tops of my hands have become red. Made worse by heat. Made better by raising above head.

My hand have had a tingling sensation for about 7 months. the tops of my hands have become red. Made worse by heat. Made better by raising above head.

Neuropathy: Sound like neuropathy, which could be from compression of the nerves at different levels form neck down to the hand. See a neurologist for nerve conduction study and may be ct scan of the neck ...Read more

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Moderate dizziness,burning sensation in left frontal lobe area,tingling from forehead to top middle of head feeling like it was banged but it wasn't.?

Moderate dizziness,burning sensation in left frontal lobe area,tingling from forehead to top middle of head feeling like it was banged but it wasn't.?

Head ache: I see you are taking gabapentin is it for the head ache. You might be having some form of head ache from different causes. It could be vascular, muscular, neural or related to near by joint problems have it checked out ...Read more

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Took 2 doses cednifir for sinusitis. have tingling/ prickling/crawling sensations on top of my head. Is this normal?does it mean it's working or not

Took 2 doses cednifir for sinusitis.  have tingling/ prickling/crawling sensations on top of my head.  Is this normal?does it mean it's working or not

No: Regardless of the mechanism for your symptoms, you should stop it and ask your doctor to provide a substitute since there are several even better options for treating sinusitis. ...Read more

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After eating the top of my mouth had a tingling sensation is this weird?

After eating the top of my mouth had a tingling sensation is this weird?

Pesticides/allergies: I think unusual is more apt than weird. This may be a symptom of food sensitivity or could be due to pesticide exposure from residues on the food. For example, grapes that aren't organic can have enough pesticides to cause this- see http://tinyurl.com/jaz3xpw for other common culprits. I used to get tingling/itching from apple skins. Other foods could also cause. Pay attention to what foods cause. ...Read more

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Headache top left side radiating to left temple. Skin on top left tingling/sensation of heat. symptoms for 3 days. Ache not constant; tingling/heat is. ?

Headache top left side radiating to left temple. Skin on top left tingling/sensation of heat. symptoms for 3 days.  Ache not constant; tingling/heat is. ?

Headache: There are many aspects that go into determining the cause of head pain. Is it new? Does it radiate from one area to another? What makes it better or worse? What is your response to medication? How severe is it?

At your age, certain headache causes are more likely, such as migraine or cervicogenic pain (from disc or degenerative neck). You need to talk to a headache specialist. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a tingling sensation in my head?

What does it mean if I have a tingling sensation in my head?

Sensitivity, anxiety: Sensation in the scalp is mediated by the trigeminal system, which can cause tingling in the head, even soreness when combing your hair. What activates the trigeminal system? Stress, tension or migraine headaches, gum or tooth disease or recent dental, or a tight headband. The trigeminal system gets stirred up easily by these and other things, but usually comes down in days to weeks. ...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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Could you tell me why my husband is having tingling sensation in his head?

Could you tell me why my husband is having tingling sensation in his head?

See a neurologist: If symptoms have been ongoing for weeks or more then see a neurologist. It may be a pinched nerve in the neck. More detailed history and examination is needed. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my husband is having tingling sensation in his head.?

What do you suggest if my husband is having tingling sensation in his head.?

Need further info: There are a lot of questions to ask so that I may understand what he is experiencing such as date of onset, frequency, duration, anatomical location, other sxs, etc. If interested, he can make an appointment to speak with me further online at www.healthtap.com/drileneruhoy. Use key code RQMXWM or he should see his physician for further evaluation and management. ...Read more

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I have had a tingling sensation in my head for about 12 months , what could this be?

Tingling: In order to get an adequate diagnosis you need to check with your physician. He will obtain an adequate history and perform an exam and determine if you need testing to establish a diagnosis and treatment. Possibilities are too numerous and not limited to the : normal (no disease), allergies, allodynia in migraines, diabetes, vitamin B12 deficiency, skin conditions. ...Read more

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Strange tickling/tingling sensation in my head. Can anyone help me what is happening, what to do?

Strange tickling/tingling sensation in my head. Can anyone help me what is happening, what to do?

In or on your head: In general, tingling sensation is due to irritation of cutaneous nerves to muscle spasm of the scalp muscles. ...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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What does it mean if i got a tingling sensation after i hit my head?

What does it mean if i got a tingling sensation after i hit my head?

Bruising: The nerve endings in your scalp are bruised and don't be alarmed.
Worrisome symptoms include passing out, vomiting, seizure, weakness on one side of your body, increasing headache etc.
(imagine those boxers getting punched incessantly in ten rounds of boxing and most of them just do fine. Now if you are hit with a golf club, that's another story).
Take care! ...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