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Dr. Daniel Saurborn Dr. Saurborn
Diagnostic Radiology
19 years in practice
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
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Can ct head/orbit cause : lightheaded dizzy w/ brief low rumble noise , headache w/ tingling forehead? Dr said maybe anxiety, but no hx panic.attacks

Can ct head/orbit cause : lightheaded dizzy  w/ brief low rumble noise , headache w/ tingling forehead? Dr said maybe anxiety, but no hx panic.attacks

No, a CT cannot: CAUSE these symptoms. In fact, a CT may HELP DIAGNOSE reasons for dizziness and headache, such as sinusitis. Your doctor is correct that anxiety can cause dizziness and tingling, even without "panic attacks". If you have your CT on a disc, I can explain it to you on HealthTap Concierge healthtap.com/saurbornmd. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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


Dr. Prem Gupta Dr. Gupta
Neurology
44 years in practice
Maharshi Dayanand University P.T. Blagwat Dayal Sharma Medical College
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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

Dr. Dariush Saghafi Dr. Saghafi
Neurology
29 years in practice
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
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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. I'm also happy to consult with you 1-1 if you'd like and maybe we can figure some things out. If interested land on my page on www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Enter Key Code: PDXFNR if prompted. ...Read more

Dr. Edward Seegers Dr. Seegers
Internal Medicine
42 years in practice
University of Cape Town Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Prem Gupta Dr. Gupta
Neurology
44 years in practice
Maharshi Dayanand University P.T. Blagwat Dayal Sharma Medical College
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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

Dr. Enrique Wulff Dr. Wulff
Neurology
41 years in practice
Central University of Venezuela School of Medicine
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Dr. Tracy Lovell Dr. Lovell
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
17 years in practice
Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Jeffrey Bassman Dr. Bassman
Dentistry
41 years in practice
University of London, United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St. Thomas's Hospitals
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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

Dr. Theodore Wu Dr. Wu
Ophthalmology
18 years in practice
University of Virginia School of Medicine
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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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Dr. Chirag Patel Dr. Patel
Neurology
years in practice
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
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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

Dr. Prem Gupta Dr. Gupta
Neurology
44 years in practice
Maharshi Dayanand University P.T. Blagwat Dayal Sharma Medical College
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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

Dr. James Marx Dr. Marx
Pain Management
44 years in practice
University of Nebraska College of Medicine
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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

Dr. Laurence Badgley Dr. Badgley
General Practice
49 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Philip Miller Dr. Miller
Family Medicine
43 years in practice
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman Dr. Bassman
Dentistry
41 years in practice
University of London, United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St. Thomas's Hospitals
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Dr. Krishna Kumar Dr. Kumar
Psychiatry
51 years in practice
University of Delhi, Maulana Azad Medical College
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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

Dr. Donald Colantino Dr. Colantino
Internal Medicine
57 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Bahman Omrani Dr. Omrani
Pain Management
13 years in practice
Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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

Dr. Djamchid Lotfi Dr. Lotfi
Neurology
54 years in practice
University of London, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College
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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

Dr. Theodore Davantzis Dr. Davantzis
Dentistry
36 years in practice
New York University College of Dentistry
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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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