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Last few days I have noticed that I get a cold wet feeling when I lean back onto something. I check and my back is dry and warm. Doesn't matter what it is I lean back on. I also feel hot in the head and face. No fever. No other symptoms.

Last few days I have noticed that I get a cold wet feeling when I lean back onto something. I check and my back is dry and warm. Doesn't matter what it is I lean back on. I also feel hot in the head and face. No fever. No other symptoms.

Sensations: These sensations could be a manifestation of release of chemicals at the skin level related to a type of a reaction causing vasodilation. This would be akin to blushing. Such reactions may be a response to temperature changes, certain foods or spices or chemicals. The cause may be quite elusive, however. In the meantime observe for skin changes and any evidence of the above causes. ...Read more

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Could raynaud's disease cause a cold wet feeling in back of head with headache?

No: Raynaud's disease is related to vasospasm of the small arteries, usually in the hands and feet. I do not think it would affect the scalp. ...Read more

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Head tingling on a daily basis with headaches and some inner ear pain with occasional wet feeling. Any thoughts to what this may be?

Head tingling on a daily basis with headaches and some inner ear pain with occasional wet feeling. Any thoughts to what this may be?

Headache and anxiety: I'm sorry you're having these symptoms and it's very difficult to determine the true cause without examining you. It would appear that with the headaches and the tingling this may be anxiety more than anything else at your age. You have a feeling of pain and wetness which I do not understand. The possibility of tempormandibular joint pain giving rise to your ear pain also exists. See an ENT doc. ...Read more

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Have constant fizzing feeling in my head?

Have constant fizzing feeling in my head?

Unsual description: Have you spoken with your Dr about this? How long have you had this? Any trauma or medication changes? Any visual or auditory changes. Disturbing thought patterns, mood swings, hallucinations? Could be almost anything. Deserves investigation. Bewst Wishes.. ...Read more

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What causes the crawling feeling in your head?

What causes the crawling feeling in your head?

Formication: Formication is the sense that something is crawling on your skin. It has many possible causes: menopause, Morgellon's Disease, allergies, skin cancer, syphilis, diabetic neuropathy, Lyme Disease, Herpes Zoster, pesticide exposure, mercury poisoning, alcohol withdrawal, medication /drug use such as: amphetamines, cocaine, Adderall or Ritalin (methylphenidate). ...Read more

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Hard feeling underneath skin after a shot, help?

Hard feeling underneath skin after a shot, help?

There can be: Some degree of induration after getting a shot. If you develop significant redness, swelling, enlargement of area, tenderness, pus, fever or streaking - that would be cause for worry and medical evaluation. ...Read more

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How come I wake up feeling like my skin is crawling?

How come I wake up feeling like my skin is crawling?

Skin: A sensation of "skin crawling" may be related to increased stress. At times an itchy skin condition such as eczema, scabies, hives, to name a few are responsible. See a dermatologist if the itch persists. ...Read more

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Why do I feel my head is heavy? How to remove that feeling?

Heavy head?: Please explain more about how your head feels heavy. Have you had an injury? Do you have any issues with your neck muscles? ...Read more

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I get a cool feeling at the top of my head what could it be?

I get a cool feeling at the top of my head what could it be?

Paresthesias: Paresthesias are uncomfortable skin sensations. These are more often related to similar symptoms elsewhere. These are benign. You physician can evaluate you to see if there are other causes such as neurological that may be related to these symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes the feeling of something crawling under your skin?

What causes the feeling of something crawling under your skin?

Hives or pruritus: There is a long list ranging from blood disorders to kidney or liver problems to thyroid diseases. Cold be just hives. Could be underlying malignancy. See a dermatologist for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my head has a weird feeling, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my head has a weird feeling, what do you suggest?

Get a consult: Or seek medical attention. No one could give you any kind of realistic answer or even a guess with this little nonspecific information. Good luck! ...Read more

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Feeling of insects crawling under my skin all the time. What is wrong?

Feeling of insects crawling under my skin all the time. What is wrong?

Feeling of Insects: Formication is a specific form of the general set of abnormal skin sensations known as paresthesias and tactile hallucinations. It is associated with several disorders: a physical or psychological side effect of substance abuse, diabetic neuropathy, diseases of the spinal cord and peripheral nerves, and extreme alcohol withdrawal with delirium tremens. ...Read more

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How do I stop the spinning feeling in my head? My equalibrium feels off

How do I stop the spinning feeling in my head? My equalibrium feels off

Head spinning: U need to find out the reasons, see your PCP for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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What is causing an electrical shock feeling in my head, but no real pain?

What is causing an electrical shock feeling in my head, but no real pain?

Possible seizure: The shock you describe are neurons many of them firing at once. Normally, impulses propagate from neuron to neuron in an organized fashion to illicit a response. These neurons can be a part of the ANS which are impulses generated by the cortex whereas impulses from the lmn occur when you initiate an action such as writing. When too manry neurons fire uncoordinated at once may be your problem. ...Read more

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When erect are you only suppose to have feeling on the head and nowhere else?

When erect are you only suppose to have feeling on the head and nowhere else?

Referring to a...: Referring to a penis (not a person standing up)? In either case, there is feeling (sensation) in both the head and everywhere below the head. However, the head has greater sensation, which can be from a greater number of sensory nerve endings and/or just greater sensitivity in the nerve endings regardless of the number of nerve endings. There should not be areas that lack sensation. ...Read more

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Everyday is a battle of me feeling like something's not right in my head, what can I do?

See U PCP: For physical exam and work up, if things r ok then ask him to refer u to a psychiatrist.
You could be having anxiety symptoms. ...Read more

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Recently been feeling a tingly feeling in my head. Comes and goes, annoying. Is this normal?

Recently been feeling a tingly feeling in my head. Comes and goes, annoying. Is this normal?

Head tingling: Depends on several factors including any other associated symptoms, your personal history, and risk factors.
Even mild symptoms of this nature could be red flags for problems like mini-stroke or it could be a very benign situation.
I would suggest seening your personal physician asap.

Dr. Kashlan. ...Read more

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What would cause the feeling of vibrations in the head and/or back particularly when lying down?

What would cause the feeling of vibrations in the head and/or back particularly when lying down?

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

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What causes a feeling of vibrating all over? Is it a skin sensation problem; a skin nerves problem?

Vibrations in skin: The symptoms of vibrating sensation could suggest nerve pathology. If the area of vibration is localized and does not change, it suggests the sensory nerves supplying that area are getting affected by either compression or some other pathology. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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What is that horrible painful feeling you get in your head after you eat something that is really cold?

What is that horrible painful feeling you get in your head after you eat something that is really cold?

Ice Cream Headache: I scream? You scream?
When something very cold touches the roof of your mouth, the nerves on your palate can refer pain to your head. Ow! things you can do: 1/ press your tongue against the roof of your mouth. 2/ tilt your head backwards for 10 seconds. 3/ drink something warmer than what you just ate. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get a fuzzy, cold feeling in the left side of my head that lasts for 5-10 seconds, what is this?

Blood pressure drop: The circulation to the left side of your head dropped. Most likely due to a drop in blood pressure. Dehydration, anemia, or some people just people just have low blood pressure. ...Read more

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My bf keeps getting a very cold feeling on his head. He says it feels like there's ice on it. What could this be?

My bf keeps getting a very cold feeling on his head. He says it feels like there's ice on it. What could this be?

Nerve endings: This symptom could be caused by irritable nerve endings in the scalp. Reassure him that it is merely a nuisance and have him try Tylenol (acetaminophen) for relief. If he dwells on this symptom however, have him see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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In certain parts of my head I feel like a tense feeling for a few seconds and then it goes away. What could it be?

In certain parts of my head I feel like a tense feeling for a few seconds and then it goes away. What could it be?

Brief twinges: Brief twinges, spasms, shooting pains, or other aches lasting a few seconds about the head and neck are almost always the result of a nerve getting too much pressure from the spine, usually in the context of arthritis or previous injury. Most discomforts lasting only a few seconds represent pressure on nerves, since almost all other pains tend to last significantly longer. ...Read more

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I have decreased sense of touch and pain, the feeling that I used to get before on my skin when I touch it is decreased.?

I have decreased sense of touch and pain, the feeling that I used to get before on my skin when I touch it is decreased.?

Swift or slow onset?: Reduced sensory function is not unusual, generally as a result of peripheral neuropathy. This is a disorder generally of gradual onset. It may develop at young age if genetically determined. Poisonings (accidental, medicinal, or occupational) can cause a rapid onset of sensory loss. If you have loss of sensation that is widespread and persistent, you need to get it checked out. ...Read more

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If I move my head to quickly or if I'm just sitting around I get this weird feeling in my head what could be the problem?

If I move my head to quickly or if I'm just sitting around I get this weird feeling in my head what could be the problem?

Please clarify: The words "weird feeling" is not descriptive or specific enough on which to base any kind of medical answer. Please rephrase your question and use symptoms and descriptive words. ...Read more

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I've had several head injuries, . Would those have anything to do with the way I've been feeling? With my blacking out when standing?

I've had several head injuries, . Would those have anything to do with the way I've been feeling? With my blacking out when standing?

Postural: Loss of consciousness when standing is more often due to postural hypotension (a drop in blood pressure when going from sitting to standing up). Have your bp checked sitting and then standing for 30 seconds to see if there's an abnormal decrease in your bp causing lightheadedness. If so get checked for anemia and or iron deficiency by your physician. ...Read more

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I have certain feeling going through my head I sometimes feel I am about to pass out I'm nervous and jumpy what can I take to calm me?

I have certain feeling going through my head I sometimes feel I am about to pass out I'm nervous and jumpy what can I take to calm me?

See a doctor: You are describing anything from anxiety to presyncope from other medical causes. You need to see a doctor to evaluate to see if there is a serious root cause, and prescribe the appropriate management otherwise. ...Read more