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Tingly Feeling On Scalp
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
Does occipital neuralgia cause tingling over one half of scalp and sore spots on scalp? Hurts to move hair. Also tingly numb feeling forehead n cheek
Cutaneous allodynia: Cutaneous allodynia is the scalp tenderness and pain with hair movement that can happen when a migraine has gone on for a while until there is "central sensitization." The numbness in forehead and cheek doesn't sound like occipital neuralgia. Hemicrania continua is also a possibility, but less likely. I'm available for consult if you'd like to discuss further. Hope that helps! ...Read more
During my last 2 pregnancies every time I am around fluorescent lights I get a fuzzy feeling in my head , tingling in scalp, and pressure in face.
Anything is possible: After years as a family practice physician, I still am amassed at the variability of a human body. You description of symptoms are just another example. This is not harmful to you but is just one of the things that make you a unique person. ...Read more
Pressure feeling on just forehead, tingling on scalp, sensitive to light - Dr doesn't know what it is - any ideas? The pressure is pretty constant.
Couple of thoughts: 2 possibilities (emphasis on "possibilities"): 1) medication side effects; 2) a mild migraine variant. If you have a personal or family history of migraine, that is worth considering. The scalp tingling and photophobia are suggestive. If that's what it is and you've never had headaches, you may start getting them. If you doc advises you just to wait and see what develops if anything, I concur. ...Read more
I feel tingling in my scalp, back and sometimes even legs when i listen to a music, feeling proud or honored by someone or emotional. What is that?
That tingling is: Actually a release of a neurochemical in your brain that causes that feeling of tingling due to mild hypersensitization with its release. This is the same thing we feel when we get that "chill" from a thought or a scare but it is noted with a positive connotation instead of a negative one. Nothing to worry about, but amazing physiology! ...Read more
I keep getting a tingling feeling on top of my head, scalp on the left side, kinda like chills running over it I have had it for the past two nights while walking at the walking track, but then while ago way laying in bed and on my laptop and it happened
Try to rub away: Hi AngelaG strange feelings can be paresthesias, coming from nerves acting up due to pressure or a virus. The one we treat is H Zoster (shingles) but if that was happening you would feel painful bumps. I would massage the area and hope it doesnt come back. If it does, consult your PCP. ...Read more
Could this crazy tingling sensation on my scalp (no pain or itch, just a weird buzz) be peripheral neuropathy? I've had some weird feelings like fingers and feet are being skewered by needles too.
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 ...Read more
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
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