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Vibration Sensation In Head
I have had a vibration/dizzy sensation in my head for a few days, I had a lumbar puncture a 2 weeks ago (with spinal headache[resolved]). Correlation?
While sitting suddenly had a vibration/electrical sensation in the back of head that lasted about 30 sec & during this time felt like might black out.
Vibration / buzzing sensation in pelvic area when bending neck / head forward. Is this Lhermitte's sign? Compressed nerve? Cervical herniation?
Is also called barber's chair sign. The electrical sensation can be quite alarming indeed. A more common cause of this in a 41 year old lady would be a demyelinating disorder
like MS or Clinically Isolated Syndrome. Other localizing signs and symptoms will help with deciding how to proceed in the work (MRI of a portion of the spinal cord, brain or both). Other cord issues need to be excluded. ...Read more
For two days I've had a "sensation" on the right side of head/ear. The best way to describe is vibration like, with the sound of star wars light saber?
Middle ear fluid: When there is a build up of fluid in the middle ear it's common to experience that. It can turn in to an infection but usually you just need to get the fluid to drain. The safest way to do that is to use a plain saline nose spray or netti pot. You could also try 3 -5 five days of using afrin (oxymetazoline) nose spray to open the eustachian tube to the ear. ...Read more
4 months having pins pain tingling dizziness and numbness all over body. Now have vibration in my left ankle and burning sensation in lower back. I noticed it gets worse when I turn my head/back down?
Sciatica: You may have a condition called sciatica which occurs when the nerve going to your leg is pinched as it comes out of the spine to give the pain down the leg and back. Have your primary care doctor check it out to make sure your leg muscles are not getting weaker because of the nerve problem. This doctor can refer you to the appropriate specialist you need to see. Please get this checked out. ...Read more
Is it possible to get a nerve test done to check out what's wrong with my vibration sensation under my skin?
Yes: Neurologists test sensory modalities in general. Check in with a neurologist to see if there are specific tests for vibration sense. The symptoms may relate to some other disorder of the nerves, spinal cord or brain. ...Read more
Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber.
Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of a nervous disorder.
See your doctor as there are many causes. ...Read more
Can fatigue, headaches and a vibration sensation under your skin can those be symptoms of something?
Yes: They are definitely the symptoms of something, but based on your description it is unclear what that something is. More history and a thorough physical exam is needed to further help you diagnose the issue. ...Read more
The skin over my left calf is numb and I have a vibration sensation in my left lateral foot. Symptoms started last evening not resolved with rice?
Every night I get a vibrating sensation in my right ear. It feels like a low hum vibration and is making me crazy. +tinnitus. -MRI/MRA/MRV. Help!
Meniers disease: This seems like early Meniers disease and tinnitis (ringing in the ears). It is possibly worse in the evening because of excessive salt and caffeine intake and tinnitis is more evident in a quiet surrounding. Decrease your salt and cafeine intake and if symptoms persist get evaluated by an ENT specialist. MRI is normally not done just for tinnitis. ...Read more
I get a twitching sensation above my left ear. Feel a 2 second vibration/slight trembling close to the left temple 8-10 times/day. Stress? Bad thing?
I had bruising on & above right eye. Now I have facing constant itching above right eye. Touching scalp give me sensations, vibrations, itching.
Bruising: Did you have an injury to cause the bruising? If so there might have been some trauma or irritation to the superficial nerves and skin at the injured site. If no injury occurred, spontaneous rupture of a vein or capillary caused the bruising and irritability. If new bruising occurs, see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more
Can anxiety give you a really weird head sensation n kinda like you pass out or lose ur self really worried it's serious I keep worrying bout it?
See your doctor: It is very common for anxiety to manifest as physical symptoms. These physical symptoms can be scary because they mimic serious medical conditions such as a heart attack. Go see your doctor for a physical exam. Once physical problems such as thyroid disease or heart disease are ruled out, your doctor can recommend treatment for your anxiety such as medication and therapy. Best wishes! ...Read more
Difficult to answer: Difficult to answer without a lot more information. Best to see your physician -- it could be something simple like dehydration, but problems with blood pressure, the heart, and even the brain must be considered. Medications could certainly be responsible as well. Please see your doctor for more information. ...Read more
Pulling?: I am not sure of what you mean by a "pulling sensation"- clarify! ...Read more
Vibrations: The sensation of vibrations can stem from minor tremors of muscles in your neck or back. Another possibility is mild irritability of superficial nerves in those areas. Apparently you're not aware of these sensations when you're up and about or active. I doubt there is a serious problem but if you're still concerned, consult your physician or a neurologist. ...Read more
Sometimes I get the sensation of fainting every now and then usually when I turn my head. Is this normal. What could it be?
See your physician: These symptoms may represent a headache or other neurological condition (for example, BPPV), sinus issues, vasovagal response, or a vascular/blood flow issue. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to your physician. Avoid sudden head turns. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001420.htm ...Read more
The weird sensation you get when you get hit in the head....I get that feeling without getting hit. What could cause this? It's not painful
See a neurologist: I would need much more clinical information to answer your question properly, in any event you should see a clinician, preferrably a neurologist and have yourself thoroughly examined to find out what is the matter ...Read more
Three times now I have experienced a very strong vibration at the top of my head and have come very close to passing out. What can be causing this?
Around 18 hours ago felt/heard a pop in or on the top right center part of my head then felt a cooling sensation come down the right side of my head.
Plan: To be sure what is going on with you we need to know: did you loose the consciousness or not, do you have nausea or vomiting, blurred vision, dizziness. If you have any of these or some of these you need to go to ER ASAP. If nothing like these symptoms present you anyway need rest!!!!! For 2-3 days for your head: laying down and no physical activity. ...Read more
When I'm a passenger in a car and it goes to a sudden stop. If I'm looking down when it happens I get a weird sensation in my head. What could cause?
Actually am Having in the head a sensation of whirling, with a tendency to fall. I don't why this always happen when am trying to stand after sitting.?
Anemia: Young girls can become anemic if they have heavy bleeding during their periods. See your doctor for a blood test to make sure you are not anemic. Also dehydration can do this so drink plenty of water and avoid caffeine and alcohol (they are dehydrating). Take a multivitamin daily. ...Read more
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
Details: We need more to go on, please. What else? ...Read more
TMJ: You might be suffering from TMJ problem and the popping sensation in your head might come from the popping of the joint. Please go to a specialist to get checked for temporamandibular joint disorder. ...Read more