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Why does my whole head feel numb and I also feel pain in my whole head at the same time?

Why does my whole head feel numb and I also feel pain in my whole head at the same time?

Tension Headache: The symptoms that you are describing is most likely a muscular contration or tension headache. The contraction of muscle causes the skin to feel numb. The extent of the contraction causes pain and discomfort. ...Read more

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When I breathe in, some parts in my head feel numb. Is this anything serious?

When I breathe in, some parts in my head feel numb. Is this anything serious?

Are you: Hyperventilating? Are you tense and worried? Doesn't sound serious like you need to worry but you can always make an appointee with your doc. ...Read more

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I am getting a slight pain in the bulging vein in the palm of my right hand. It shot up my arm and it feels slightly numb, made my head feel numb too.

I am getting a slight pain in the bulging vein in the palm of my right hand. It shot up my arm and it feels slightly numb, made my head feel numb too.

ER/UC: Your symptoms cannot be diagnosed online, nor should they be. Go to an ER or UC clinic today for examination and evaluation. ...Read more

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My left side of my head is numb why?

My left side of my head is numb why?

See a neurologist: If the numbness is constant and or progressive, see a neurologist to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Numbness top left side of head low grade?

Numbness top left side of head low grade?

Many reasons: There are many reasons including medications, drugs, vitamin deficiency, electrolyte imbalance, anxiety, trauma, transient ischemic attack (TIA), stroke, etc. See your physician for a full evaluation and physical examination. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm ...Read more

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What to do if one side of my head feels numb?

What to do if one side of my head feels numb?

Numbness: You probably bruised a superficial nerve and it should slowly recover. If this does not happen then let a physician have a look at it and give you a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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What can cause facial, neck and head numbness?

What can cause facial, neck and head numbness?

All at same time?: The only thing that comes to mind is severe hyperventilation which would begin with numbness in lips and mouth and could spread. If this is happening you should see checklist for hyperventilation. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does it mean when my head is feeling numb?

What does it mean when my head is feeling numb?

Multiple causes: May of neurological cause. You may feel dizzy /or lightheaded for many reasons. You have to see neurologist and have a formal neurological exam to determine the cause. You may need to have a blood work to make sure you don't have anemia. At times stress may contribute as well. ...Read more

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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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What are the causes of facial neck and head numbness?

See below: This could be anything from a migraine, a mild stroke or tia, to a pinched nerve in the head and neck region. I would suggest going to see a neurologist or neurosurgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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When the back of your head gets numb and hurts what does that mean?

Pinched nerve: Assuming that numbness is persistent, there is likely a pinched nerve in upper part of neck which can cause numbness as well as pain. ...Read more

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Half of my head goes numb when I lay down. Why could this be happening?

Half of my head goes numb when I lay down. Why could this be happening?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a feeling of pressure and numbness in head and face?

What should I do if I have a feeling of pressure and numbness in head and face?

See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more

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My 31 year old son is complaining of his left side of his head is numb what can this be?

My 31 year old son is complaining of his left side of his head is numb what can this be?

Nerve injury: The head received sensation from the branches of the Cranial Nerve V, and the back of the head from nerves that exit the neck. This can happen from prolonged pressure or inflammatin of a nerve along its pathway where it exits from the skill or neck. The nerve to the temple exits just in front of the ear and prolonged pressure could cause this. Either way, an exam is recommended. ...Read more

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When I am in a semi laying position the back pf my head goes numb and then gets very cold?

When I am in a semi laying position the back pf my head goes numb and then gets very cold?

See your doctor: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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My husbands back right side of his head has started going numb. What might be causing this? /

My husbands back right side of his head has started going numb. What might be causing this? /

Tight muscles: Muscle in the retro occipital triangle can pinch c1 retro occipital nerve supplies sensation only on back of head stress headaches often associated. ...Read more