Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
175 Doctors are Online

Scalp pain on the left, mild numbness near temple with shooting pain followed by lightheadedness, warmness on face. Cause?

I have scalp pain on left side, slight numbness near temple, and at times a series of shooting pain in same side. I have had two episodes within a year of both arms getting real heavy with numbness, where I couldn t lift them for about 30 to 60 seconds. Afterwards I got real light headed and face felt hot for hours. ??? YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Tue, 30 Oct 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  112
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thanks for the query.
The symptoms you mentioned seems to go in tandem with those of neurological pain. The cause of such pain is usually unknown though various diagnosis can be done. Mostly it might be trigeminal neuralgia in which, one set of nerves which supply the face is initiating the pain. It would be always better to be evaluated by your physician for a more clear picture of the condition.
If you notice that any manoeuvres or activities are triggering the pain, it can be less discomforting if you can avoid those.
Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can be of any further assistance.
Thank you.

Answered: Tue, 30 Oct 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor