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What nerve causes chin tingling?

What nerve causes chin tingling?

Mental nerve: Mental nerve is branch of mandibular division of trigeminal nerve. Which sullies the chin. ...Read more

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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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What causes chin tingling and numbness? Sometimes feels like something crawling in chin. Had it for a week now.

What causes chin tingling and numbness? Sometimes feels like something crawling in chin. Had it for a week now.

Chin Numbness: Numbness in the chin, especially if on one side may be caused by irritation of the 3rd dividion of the 5th cranial nerve. This may be casued by inflammation, infection, or pressure as the nerve passes through the lower jaw. The nerve may also be irritated as it leaves the brain stem. Generally it is advisable to have any new onset facial numbness evaluated and even studied with mri. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in your head?

What causes tingling in your head?

Irritated nerve: If tingling is in back part of head an irritated or pinched nerve in the neck or scalp itself could cause it. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the back of my head?

Irritation of nerve: Occipital nerve is major nerve supplying the skin of back of head. It may be pinched or nerve roots in the upper neck may be pinched. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling or numbness in your head?

What can cause tingling or numbness in your head?

Many Things: Could be anything from muscle spasm to an infectious process to circulatory problems. You need to sort this out with a doctor. ...Read more

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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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Is it something w/ nerve endings that causes chills, tingling sensation throughout head & body when excited or skin is rubbed/massaged? Is it normal?

Is it something w/ nerve endings that causes chills, tingling sensation throughout head & body when excited or skin is rubbed/massaged? Is it normal?

Anxiety: I understand your concern.
Your symptoms are likely due to stress in your life.
At age 36, stresses of relationship, marriage, separation, parenting, unresolved feelings of worry, fear, hurt, resentment; work and finances can cause Anxiety with physical symptoms.
This is not normal; it indicates need to see a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis and Therapy.
Do Breathing Relaxation, Yoga and Meditation. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling on the left side of my head?

What can cause tingling on the left side of my head?

Irritated nerve: An irritated or pinched nerve in the neck on left side or in the scalp itself is likely cause. ...Read more

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What can cause a tingling sensation in the head? Only right side?

What can cause a tingling sensation in the head? Only right side?

See below: Could be pinched nerve from your neck or it could be tmjor temporomandibular joint disease if it is occurring near your ear. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Sometimes the top of my head starts tingling and I feel disconnected. What could cause that?

Sometimes the top of my head starts tingling and I feel disconnected. What could cause that?

Vague: I would see your dr. Who would possibly refer you to a neurologist. Tests may have to be run to help diagnosis your ailment. Feeling disconnected concerns me and should you too, especially if you are driving or doing other chores that can create a dangerous situation. ...Read more

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I have tingling on the right side of my head sometimes and sharp pains at other times what causes that?

I have tingling on the right side of my head sometimes and sharp pains at other times what causes that?

Tingling: You may have trigeminal neuralgia, a disorder of the 5th cranial nerve. Or you may be developing shingles on that side. In either case, see your primary care doctor if the problem persists. ...Read more

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Top of head tingling for a second or two after taking first few bites of food? Its been happening a lot lately. What could cause this?

Top of head tingling for a second or two after taking first few bites of food? Its been happening a lot lately. What could cause this?

Many possible causes: Your tingling may be related to any number of reasons including your known nervousness/panic attacks, or stress, stimulant overuse (for example, caffeine), headache, overexercise, nutritional deficiencies, etc. Here is some more information: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003296.htm ...Read more

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Can sinus issues cause burning and tingling in one part of head?

Can sinus issues cause burning and tingling in one part of head?

Sinusitis: This is not a typical sinus symptom which usually consists of pain with associated nasal congestion and drainage of mucus. Neuralgia, which is an irritation/inflammation of a superficial nerve in the forehead, is more likely. It's not serious and usually resolves in a few days. See your MD if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Might a pinched nerve in your neck cause shooting pains when you turn your head and cause tingling?

Dr. Roy G. Spurling: When you turn your head to one side & experience tingling and shooting pain (radiculopathy) in your arm, upper back or shoulder region on the same side your neck was turned to, it may be indicative of a pinched nerve (foraminal stenosis; nerve root impingement. Modification of this maneuver performed by the doctor is called spurling's maneuver or sign, named after the neurosurgeon who named it. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling in left side of brain head?

What can cause tingling in left side of brain head?

Not serious: By itself this symptom does not mean much Stress may explain it Local scalp conditions should be ruled out ...Read more

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Will an infected tooth cause face and head tingling?

Will an infected tooth cause face and head tingling?

It could: Internal pressure from the infection can temporarily alter the transmission of nerve impulses. The acidity of the infection can also affect the chemistry in the area resulting in the same affect. Left untreated the damage can become permanent. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve in neck cause tingling in face and head?

Can a pinched nerve in neck cause tingling in face and head?

Yes: A pinched nerve certainly can, most notably in a distribution starting at the base of your skull in the back and wrapping up around your scalp and onto your forehead on one side. Irritation to some nerves in your neck can also lead to lower face and head tingling as well. If it progresses, or if it does not go away in a few weeks, you may need some imaging to make sure there is no entrapment. ...Read more

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What could cause tingling in head, around ears, and random parts of body?

What could cause tingling in head, around ears, and random parts of body?

Variety of things: One of them being nutritional deficiencies such as B12, folate, and Vitamin D. You may check in with a physician on this problem and they'll give you the orders to get proper labwork.

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Enter Key Code: PDXFNR if prompted. ...Read more

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Does a blocked sinus cause slight numb feeling qnd tingling in head and face?

Does a blocked sinus cause slight numb feeling qnd tingling in head and face?

Yes: Yes sinus infection Block sinus can cause facial sentence. Make face-to-face visit for Healthtap visit for specific diagnosis ...Read more

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Head tingling after eating first few bites of food? (lasts seconds or a minute) What causes this? Its been happening a lot lately.

Head tingling after eating first few bites of food? (lasts seconds or a minute) What causes this? Its been happening a lot lately.

See neurologist: I don't know. Some toxin, pathogen, or allergen in one of your cranial joints (TM joints, occiput, frontal sinus at the sphenoid junction) is likely causing the head tingling. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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When I hold my head down, I feel a tingling sensation down my back and in my arms. What causes this?

When I hold my head down, I feel a tingling sensation down my back and in my arms. What causes this?

Lhermitte's: Best see your doctor as you have a problem over the posterior spinal cord in your neck. Could be due to inflammation, B-12 deficiency, or cervical stenosis/ spondylosis, and may represent a sentinel sign of further problems. Suggest you seek out an neurology consultative exam. ...Read more

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I have a tingling movement in my head I was diagnosis with sinus can that cause from congestion in the head?

I have a tingling movement in my head I was diagnosis with sinus can that cause from congestion in the head?

See an ENT doctor: Yes, sinusitis can occur from congestion causing obstruction to drainage. Cannot tell you what is causing the tingling sensation, but an ENT doctor may be of assistance. ...Read more

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What causes numbness and tingling in my arm that spreads through my shouldet to my head?

What causes numbness and tingling in my arm that spreads through my shouldet to my head?

NONSPECIFIC: Possible problem in brachial plexus over shoulder, perhaps nerve compression within neck, or even referred symptoms from problems at elbow or wrist. Have your doctor examine limb and develop a plan to investigate this. ...Read more

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What could cause a quarter sized tingling spot on back of head? Could it be related to the fact that I'm sleep deprived?

What could cause a quarter sized tingling spot on back of head? Could it be related to the fact that I'm sleep deprived?

Superficial nerve: This sounds like merely an irritable, superficial nerve in your scalp and probably is not related to being sleep deprived. If symptoms worsen or headaches develop, have a physician check it. ...Read more

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I'm having tingling in my head I've been to ER this morning over sholder pain I have tendonitus and severe anxiety could this be the cause?

I'm having tingling in my head I've been to ER this morning over sholder pain I have tendonitus and severe anxiety could this be the cause?

Could be: Anxiety can cause a variety of symptoms but u need to have a good physical work up & if cleared by your doc then see a psychiatrist to evaluate the source of the anxiety & prescribe appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I feel cold in chest/back/head and tingling feeling in neck/shoulder. Sometime feel hot all the sudden. No thyroid issue. What could be the cause?

I feel cold in chest/back/head and tingling feeling in neck/shoulder. Sometime feel hot all the sudden. No thyroid issue. What could be the cause?

Need for examination: Your symptoms warrant a more detailed history, physical examination and may be lab or imaging studies. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without an investigation. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Would a brain tumor cause tingling in my head?

Would a brain tumor cause tingling in my head?

Most likely not: Brain tumor can present in a number of ways. You are at an unlikely age for brain tumor. Consider seeing your primary care provider or neurologist to evaluate tingling. ...Read more

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Can a neck spasm or pinched nerve cause tingling on left side of head and arm?

Can a neck spasm or pinched nerve cause tingling on left side of head and arm?

Yes: A pinched nerve on the left side of the neck can cause numbness, tingling, spasms, or weakness in the left side of the neck or the left arm. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with cervical vertigo. I was wondering what causes the tingling sensations in my neck, upper back, head, and unusual head sensations?

I was diagnosed with cervical vertigo. I was wondering what causes the tingling sensations in my neck, upper back, head, and unusual head sensations?

Cervical vertigo: I continue to be worried when doctors don't clearly help you understand what the problem is and the doctor should take necessary time to get the problems under control.

Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Have tingling in hands front of thighs and one side of chin and face. Had it 3 years ago. It has come back. What causes this?

Neurologist: Recurrent tingling in various parts of the body does suggest some neurologic problem and can be seen in multiple sclerosis for example. See a neurologist who is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you. ...Read more

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Out of the blue, I get tingling in top / back of my head/brain, is it serious? Went to the doc he said anxiety can cause this. Could it be tumor?

Out of the blue, I get tingling in top / back of my head/brain, is it serious? Went to the doc he said anxiety can cause this. Could it be tumor?

Maybe, not likely: Many people "hold" or express tension with their body, particularly with anxiety. Treating anxiety with lifestyle changes, cognitive-behavioral therapy and perhaps medication will be great first steps. Your doctor can help you monitor changes in this symptom while you target the anxiety. Symptom checklists can help you measure the response to treatments. Revisit your doc to develop a plan soon. ...Read more

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front and side of head feels numb. Head feels heavy. Underneath jaw and top of neck feel swelled and numb with a tingling feelingchest pain. Cause?

front and side of head feels numb. Head feels heavy. Underneath jaw and top of neck feel swelled and numb with a tingling feelingchest pain. Cause?

Somatization?: Your symptoms are somewhat unusual and either are due to a very uncommon illness or are more likely psychosomatic. See > http://bit. Ly/1OeXVq4 If and http://bit. Ly/1X5rw9T If you feel psychological/emotional factors could be causing your symptoms go to my Checklist: Mental Health. ...Read more