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    What causes severe headache, facial numbness and tingling sensation in the feet?

Posted on Thu, 13 Jul 2017 in Headache and Migraines
Question: Am getting severe head ache and numbness over left side of the face and feeling tingling in the feet.
Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Neurological examination and imaging studies necessary.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thanks for using HealthcareMagic.

I have read your question and understand your concerns.

Severe headaches accompanied by neurological signs such paresthesias warrants a prompt neurological examination and imaging studies of the brain(MRI and CT scan of the brain) in order to get a correct diagnosis.

Conditions to take in consideration include brain vascular malformations, Chiari malformation, brain mass, etc.

Please discuss with your Neurologist about these issues.

Hope you found the answer helpful. Let me know if I could assist you further.

Take care.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
Follow up: Dr. Erion Spaho 38 minutes later
other day i have been to ER and had chest and head scan and found good.
Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Anxiety and stress disorder to be considered too.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome back.

If the CT scan of the brain resulted okay, anxiety and stress disorder should also be considered.

However, a clinical examination by a Neurologist is still necessary in order to be sure that there's no neurological disorder that is causing such symptoms.

Hope this helps.


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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