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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

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I have crawling sensation in back part of my head like Two many ants are walking .what causes thisI?

I have crawling sensation in back part of my head like  Two many ants are walking .what causes thisI?

Abnormal sensation: As this sensation is in the head first rule out you do not have pediculosis, if negative, abnormal sensation usually results from nerve irritation. Have it checked out by a Neurologist. ...Read more

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Can small fiber neuropathy cause crawling sensation on head and face?

Can small fiber neuropathy cause crawling sensation on head and face?

I: would suggest to check if the roots of those nerves are involved. Conditions like MS could start with such symptoms. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of tingling, crawling sensation in head, back, legs, hands when Brain MRI normal, and EMG test normal?

What could be the cause of tingling, crawling sensation in head, back, legs, hands when Brain MRI normal, and EMG test normal?

Parasthsias: on one side of the body may be due to TIA, focal seizure or migraine. Random crawling sensation on scalp hands arms and legs is often do to fleas making their last stand in homes with pets this time of year in northern climates. ...Read more

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What causes crawling sensation in the eye?

What causes crawling sensation in the eye?

Eye sensitivity: The eye is very, very sensitive. Many different stimuli can cause pronounced sensations in and around the eye. You would need to have a thorough eye exam to see what may be causing any particular sensation. ...Read more

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What causes a skin crawling sensation?

What causes a skin crawling sensation?

Usually anxiety: That is most often a psychological problem. When going through detox from drugs and alcohol that is also a common experience. See your doctor for a referral to a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Can stress cause a crawling skin sensation ? Everything else ruled out by neuro and rheumy.

Can stress cause a crawling skin sensation ? Everything else ruled out by neuro and rheumy.

Stress: Can cause just about any symptom. Each person responds differently to stress. But if all else ruled out. It may be the source ...Read more

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I have an unusual crawling sensation beneath the skin on my back at the left shoulder, usually on the same spot. What could be the cause?

I have an unusual crawling sensation beneath the skin on my back at the left shoulder, usually on the same spot. What could be the cause?

Notalgia paresthetic: Notalgia paresthetica is an itchy spot usually in the infra scapular area that is actually due to arthritis in the vertebral column of the back. It is due to inflammation of the sensory nerves that exit the foramen which is then interpreted by the brain as itch. This leads to chronic scratching which leads to a thickened plaque of skin called lichenification. Try taking Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. ...Read more

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So my skin has been very dry lately, could that be the reason why im getting skin crawling sensation and bites on my skin? What causes dry skin also.

So my skin has been very dry lately, could that be the reason why im getting skin crawling sensation and bites on my skin? What causes dry skin also.

Use moisturizer: Dry skin is caused by dry cold air, sometimes by washing with hot water and using antibacterial soap or liquid soap. Change to softer types of soap (dove), use moisturizer lotion regularly and check your thyroid. ...Read more

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I haven't been in the sun as much lately and i'm curious to know if that can cause vit d deficiency. Im also getting skin crawling & biting sensation?

I haven't been in the sun as much lately and i'm curious to know if that can cause vit d deficiency. Im also getting skin crawling & biting sensation?

Yes: We get vit d primarily from the sun and even if you live in a sunny place if you don't spend time in the mid-day sun (or use sunsreen) you will not produce adequate c. Those with darker-pigmented skin need more sun. As for the skin crawling/biting, this is unrelated and should be evaluated by a doctor in person. See http://bit.Ly/1dc7vna ; http://bit.Ly/1fnt3ox. ...Read more

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Crawling sensation on face and tinnitus for 3 months after using a beard trimmer with no guard. Recent hsv1 exposure but neg igg @ 4 months. Causes?

Crawling sensation on face and tinnitus for 3 months after using a beard trimmer with no guard. Recent hsv1 exposure but neg igg @ 4 months. Causes?

Odd: the beard trimmer may not have caused the symptoms. You describe a neuralgia or inflammation of nerves. Your doctor should attempt to find the problem. There are medicines to help you. You may have a trigeminal neuralgia which usually affects only one side of your face. Good luck. Happy healing. ...Read more

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Could stress cause a constant throbbing headache and forehead pressure, nose pressure, twitching in temple and crawling sensation in temple?

Could stress cause a constant throbbing headache and forehead pressure,  nose pressure, twitching in temple and crawling sensation in temple?

R/O TENSION HA: YES: 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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Does vitamin deficiency cause skin crawling and biting sensations?

Does vitamin deficiency cause skin crawling and biting sensations?

It may ...see below: Peripheral neuropathy is a common cause for crawling sensation of bugs on skin. It happens when the peripheral nerves are damaged due to reasons such as vitamin b1, b6, B12 deficiency, diabetes mellitus, after a traumatic injury to the nerves, alcoholism, compression of nerves due to an awkward posture, thyroid disorder, just to name a few. So...Yes to the possible deficiency question. ...Read more

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After i feel crawling sensation in my head it feels itchy. What could it be? Its not the sculp, i think inside my head

After i feel crawling sensation in my head it feels itchy. What could it be? Its not the sculp, i think inside my head

Irritable nerves: I feel this is more superficial than it appears to you. Such sensations are usually from irrititable superficial nerves in the scalp. If you deem it necessary, consult a neurologist for evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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I have this crawling sensation in my head an face..i used to work with lots of chemicals and lime powder..could this be whats affecting me?

I have this crawling sensation in my head an face..i used to work with lots of chemicals and lime powder..could this be whats affecting me?

Possible: This is possible, but you should see an MD to confirm your diagnosis, sounds as if you have a nerve issue of some sort… If this is sudden in onset and you have weakness in your face or extremities, this may be a stroke, go seek immediate care. ...Read more

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I'm only 19 and I'm in fear of suddenly having a stroke. Is this rare? I get headaches and sometimes vision loss, crawling sensation in my head

I'm only 19 and I'm in fear of suddenly having a stroke. Is this rare? I get headaches and sometimes vision loss, crawling sensation in my head

You're probably: having the aura of migraine headaches.Do you actually lose your vision(everything goes black),or does it just get blurry or fuzzy? Thats a migraine aura, as is the crawling sensation.. If you actually lose your vision,that is seriouss and needs Neurologic and Ophthalmologic eval. overall, it sounds like migraines or migraine equivalents. See your Dr. Your risk of stroke is rare. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from menopause and I have started getting this crawling sensation around my face and head is it menopause related?? it is starti

I have been suffering from menopause and I have started getting this crawling sensation around my face and head is it menopause related?? it is starti

Puzzled: At age 33 you should not be in menopause. Do you mean suffering from premenstrual syndrome, which are symptoms preceding the onset of your menstrual period? In either case, it sounds rather to be something neurologic. Consult with your family doctor first, who will then direct you to sub specialists. ...Read more