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Tingling Sensation

Tingling sensation in the hands and feet is a very common symptom experienced by people. It can be caused due to pressure on the nerves when you cross your legs for too long or nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy) due to bacterial infections, exposure to toxins, and health conditions like diabetes, kidney disease, vitamin deficiency, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis.

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What could be the reason for numbness and pressure in nerves with tingling in head?

Query: Hello doctor, I have numbness, pressure following a nerve path, and tingling in the head while I concentrate more. It has been there for eight years and I have done two MRIs so far and that came back negative.  Read Full »


Dr. Upendra Kumar Shah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your problem but it is difficult to arrive at a conclusion with limited information. Please tell me in detail. Tell me where exactly you have numbness, I mean where in the head, on top on right, or left, or front, or back of the head? Which nerve path do y...  Read Full »

Can multiple sclerosis cause face and limb tingling?

Query: Hello doctor, About a year ago, I started with tingling symptoms on the face, which was most consistent but also arms, legs, and torso those are more intermittent on both sides of the body. At time B12 was low started taking it after a couple of months symptoms better. Also, I had regular neuro exam...  Read Full »


Dr. Ambekar Sudheer

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your neuro exam and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain and cervical spine are mostly normal, I believe that the symptoms may not be an indication of something serious. However, if the tingling persists, please get the following tests done. 1. Serum Vitamin B12 ...  Read Full »

It is been a week since my 14-year-old daughter has pain, numbness, and tingling in her arm after being kicked and punched multiple times by her brother. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My 14-year-old was in a fight with her younger brother, and she had been kicked and punched multiple times in her arm around her elbow. When she told me her arm was hurting, I told her it was only bruised and that she should rest it, put some ice on it, and take some pain medication. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Yes, you should go for a checkup. There could be a hairline fracture, or it could be a ligament injury. Tingling suggests nerve compression due to inflammation and edema. I would suggest you consult an orthopedician and get her examin...  Read Full »

I am experiencing numbness and tingling in my limbs. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 48-year-old woman experiencing strange symptoms like numbness and tingling in my limbs, and it is been incredibly frightening. Are there any blood tests that can help diagnose these symptoms? Can you please tell me more about these tests and if they are reliable? I am scared of ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. It seems you are experiencing these symptoms due to a deficiency of vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin D, vitamin B12, and calcium, associated with lack of exercise, and lack of proper sleep. I would suggest you get some investigat...  Read Full »

I have tingling in my penis despite a negative HIV result. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I had vaginal sex with a sex worker nine months back and after three weeks of exposure, I have experienced tingling in my penis, leg nerves, back burning sensation, arm numbness, and after a few months I am experiencing candida, leg sole hotness, leg muscles pain, neck discomfort, pins ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hello, Welocme to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection has a window period of up to 12 weeks after the last exposure during which the test results can be false negative. However, any test beyond this window period can be taken as conclusive. As a...  Read Full »

Can any of my regular medicines cause my scalp to tingle?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing tingling sensation of the scalp on left side of my head. The medications which I am taking are Zyprexa, Prozac Sonata, Neurontin, Tramadol and Metformin. Will any of these medications cause this tingling sensation?  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to assure you that everything is going to be fine soon. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine concerns.  Read Full »

I have a tingling sensation in my tongue after RCT. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a root canal done. I was given an injection that kind of hurt. After that, I realized my tongue was numb but by the end of the day, it got better. When I woke up the next day, I had a tingling sensation but by the end, it changed from tingling to burning. I can bite my tongue and...  Read Full »


Dr. Divya Banu M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Do not worry. This is the reversal of anesthesia effect. It is just that it is taking a little longer time in you. Tingling sensation means that the nerve anesthesia is going off. Wait for two more days. If you still feel numbness, then get back t...  Read Full »

I have pain and tingling sensation in the back and limbs. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 27-year-old male experiencing pain in the back and upper spinal region with a burning sensation. My frequency of urination has also been more frequent. I feel numbness and tingling in my hands and feet, and they get cold. I also feel sensations in my heart when I am tensed. I als...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. The pain in the lower back and pelvis, hot flashes, frequent urination, numbness and tingling in the hands and feet, as well as feeling pressure can be caused by a variety of factors. Constipation can also be a common issue and can be ...  Read Full »

What causes on and off tingling in arms and legs?

Query: Hi doctor, About two and a half months ago, I was at work with one leg tucked under the other in a computer chair. When I got up to use the restroom, I noticed tingling in my lower leg and developed drop foot as a result. My first visit was to a podiatrist and he suggested me to visit a neurologist....  Read Full »


Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your complaints and first of all I should compliment you for having patiently written a thorough history of events. Let us analyze your problems. You have tingling in all four limbs and weakness in all four limbs. That is upper limbs and lower limbs on both s...  Read Full »

I have spina bifida. How will the condition progress?

Query: Hello doctor, I have spina bifida, which is a slow degenerative syndrome. In the long run, what kind of deterioration will take place?  Read Full »


Dr. Solanki Chirag Natwarbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Spina bifida may progress to involve both legs, where one may develop tingling numbness and weakness. One may also develop urinary retention and overflow incontinence. Many times if there is associated cranial abnormality like Chiari malformation, then similar symptoms...  Read Full »

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