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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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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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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 recently had a popping sensation in my head followed by intense dizziness. What might be the cause for it?

I recently had a popping sensation in my head followed by intense dizziness. What might be the cause for it?

Otolithic?: It seems as if an otolith, which is a calcified structure in the inner ear, may have become dislodged, causing stimulation of nerve fibers resulting in dizziness. A single transient episode is most likely not serious but see an ENT doctor for evaluation if you are concerned, especially if you experience more episodes, loss of balance or hearing loss. ...Read more

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I have sensation of someone blowing cold air on the top of my head? What could cause this? Should i be worried? And could this be caused by coughmeds?

I have sensation of someone blowing cold air on the top of my head? What could cause this? Should i be worried? And could this be caused by coughmeds?

Probably not: It seems you are having excessive sensitivity of your scalp. Let your physician examine your scalp. Often a skin condition like seborrhea can make skin excessively sensitive. ...Read more

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What can cause a brief dropping sensation in head as if u sudden dropped in elevator? Lasted only few sec. Very stressed at time with 2 kids and pup

What can cause a brief dropping sensation in head as if u sudden dropped in elevator? Lasted only few sec.  Very stressed at time with 2 kids and pup

Stress can play on U: The dropping sensation u describe sre known to occur w anxiety state or stress. There could also be inner ear problem of virtigo, Labrynthitis or even in some cases TMJ problems ahve been linked with sudden sensation of dropping or falling. If stress relief doesnt resolve the problem, I would recommend an ENT evaluation ...Read more

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