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What would cause the feeling of pins and needle in your head ? Should I be concerned ?

What would cause the feeling of  pins and needle in your head ? Should I be concerned ?

Many possibilities: The cause depends on many factors, but it could be a physical nerve injury or compression (occipital neuralgia) or other neurological condition. Keep a log of the timing, duration, location, and severity of these episodes and take the log with you to your primary care physician, who may/may not refer you to a neurologist. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm ...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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What causes the feeling in my head of movement, like worms crawling or waves, along with headache?

What causes the feeling in my head of movement, like worms crawling or waves, along with headache?

See PCP: Could be vascular or neurological or combination of both. See your PCP for evaluation and referral if required. ...Read more

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Have a lump where my bald spot onmy head useto be.But i been getting a tingly crawling feeling right there but in the inside.Cause numb left side face?

Have a lump where my bald spot onmy head useto be.But i been getting a tingly crawling feeling right there but in the inside.Cause numb left side face?

Please see: Please see a dermatologist for this to be evaluated. You may need a biopsy to see what is causing the bald spot. This may or may not be related to the numbness on your face. That may be a different problem that your primary care doctor can evaluate. Please see someone this could be serious. ...Read more

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Feeling of ants crawling in my head on the left side ? Comes and goes , no other symptoms . Thanks

Feeling of ants crawling in my head on the left side ? Comes and goes , no other symptoms . Thanks

Tingling : This sounds like a neurological neuropathy. Usually one sided could be from trigeminal neuralgia, or TMJ from grinding your molars at night, poor jaw alignment. Another cause is low calcium levels. Tapping the trigeminal nerve can illicit twitching which can be a supporting clue of low calcium levels. ...Read more

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Cold feeling in my head with electricity also stabbing pain in top of my head vertigo crawling feeling in head smelling things not actually there?

Cold feeling in my head with electricity also stabbing pain in top of my head vertigo crawling feeling in head smelling things not actually there?

Many symptoms: You have many symptoms. Sinus infection and inflammation may cause these, but get and eval to be properly diagnosed so the best treatment occurs for you. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Been having a tingly feeling and crawling feeling inside my head where my bald spot use to be and it feels like the sensation is spreading in my head?

Been having a tingly feeling and crawling feeling inside my head where my bald spot use to be and it feels like the sensation is spreading in my head?

Anxiety: At age 22, stresses of relationships, finances, school and work can cause anxiety symptoms, such as tingly feeling and crawling feeling inside the head. Please see a psychiatrist for diagnosis, and psychotherapy, meditation, and medication if necessary. ...Read more

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Last week i felt like things were crawling on me. I had spots in my head chills swelled ankles crusty feeling in my ears and nose crusty ears and nose?

Last week i felt like things were crawling on me. I had spots in my head chills swelled ankles crusty feeling in my ears and nose crusty ears and nose?

Wow!: That must have been very uncomfortable. Were you on any medications then that you are no longer on? It sounds like your symptoms may be resolved now. If not, please resubmit question with an update. It sounds like a medication side effect to me, other than the crusting, which I didn't understand what you meant there. ...Read more

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