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Why Does My Face Tingle
Face tingle: There are some cross over nervous pathways from the sympathetic and parasympathetic pathways that may cause the face to tingle during sex. It is the same pathways that cause the nose to run after orgasm. As long as everything is working normally while you are not having sex, it is nothing to worry about. At your age, I would be having protected sex only! Be safe! ...Read more
Depends: If the tingling is temporary, and relieved by positional changes, it could be a neck, jaw, or facial nerve problem. A neurologist or physiatrist can help. If you have had head trauma or take a lot of medications, discuss this with your prescribing doctor. Sleep disorder may be the real concern. ...Read more
Okay....: Unfortunately, your question is only the beginning, not the end. Hearing this, a doctor would then take a detailed history in an effort to construct a differential diagnosis. Your statement is so nonspecific that one can't even generate a list of possibilities. That's something that properly ought to take place in a doctor's office. ...Read more
Many things: Basically this is caused other by irritation or compression of the nerves of the face or by something in your brain. Sometimes this is very simple and sometimes it is not. The exact pattern, association of other symptoms, risk factors and timing helps docs to figure it out. ...Read more
Sensitivity, anxiety: Sensation in the scalp is mediated by the trigeminal system, which can cause tingling in the head, even soreness when combing your hair. What activates the trigeminal system? Stress, tension or migraine headaches, gum or tooth disease or recent dental, or a tight headband. The trigeminal system gets stirred up easily by these and other things, but usually comes down in days to weeks. ...Read more
Several reasons: This could be due to several causes such as migraine with aura, or a transient ischemic attack which usually last minutes to hours. Occasionally, simple partial seizures affect the face only and last for just a few seconds to minutes. They more commonly involve other parts of the body as well. There are other less common causes (teeth or jaw-related). Check with your doctor for a neuro evaluation. ...Read more
Need further info: There are a lot of questions to ask so that I may understand what he is experiencing such as date of onset, frequency, duration, anatomical location, other sxs, etc. If interested, he can make an appointment to speak with me further online at www. Healthtap. Com/drileneruhoy. Use key code RQMXWM or he should see his physician for further evaluation and management. ...Read more
Tingling: In order to get an adequate diagnosis you need to check with your physician. He will obtain an adequate history and perform an exam and determine if you need testing to establish a diagnosis and treatment. Possibilities are too numerous and not limited to the : normal (no disease), allergies, allodynia in migraines, diabetes, vitamin B12 deficiency, skin conditions. ...Read more
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
Strange tickling/tingling sensation in my head. Can anyone help me what is happening, what to do?
I have tingling on the right side of my head sometimes and sharp pains at other times what causes that?
What does it mean when you have a extremely bad headach but the back of your head is tingling at the same time?
Headache: Doesn't mean much. You should be evaluated for headaches. ...Read more
Hi I am a 44 yr old femaie who hast been experiencing flashes of tingling throughout my body but especially my head?
Could be Menopause: Women experience all types of unusual symptoms during menopause and/or the perimenopausal phase which occurs prior to menopause. Although 44 is a little young for menopause, if your periods have been irregular or absent, then I suspect that my be the cause of this unusual symptom. Consider having an FSH level checked, an elevated FSH is consistent with menopause. ...Read more
I've been getting ice cold tingling sensation on top of my head that seems to spread. What could it be? Is it serious?
I have have tingling feeling mostly in the top right part of my head. What could the tingling be and why is it localized?
Hot, tingling sensation in head. Comes and goes. Lasts 10-15 seconds each time. Will do it off and on for an hour or so. What is it?
Possible neuralgia: Neuralgic headaches or ice pick headaches is a possibility. ...Read more
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
I have this weird tingling sensation going on in my face. It's been happening about 2 hrs. No other symptoms. What could be causing it?
Nerves: For your age, a stroke is unlikely, but if you have any weakness or clumsiness or slurred speech, call 911 and get to a hospital. More likely causes are anxiety, a nerve irritation like Bell's Palsy or if a rash shingles is possible or the start of a cold sore. See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more
I have been experiencing tingling sensations that come and go on the left side of my body. Particularly my left head and face for about four weeks.
Nerve root irritation of the 5th cranial nerve will cause tingling, burning, pain and even numbness of the face. This may be due to infection sometimes viral as occurs in Herpes zoster (Shingles) or the nerve being trapped at its outlet/root
If the whole of your left body is involved then it can not be a single nerve problem. You need to consult a Neurologist as soon as possible to examine you. ...Read more
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