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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What causes tingling like sensation on the scalp?

I have tingling sensation going across the left half of my scalp and down my neck. When I scratch my cheeks, there is a slight numb feeling on the left cheek compared to the right cheek. It feels like a "drawing" sensation to left arm and hand but I still have good use of it because I am typing this question. 38 y/o F
Thu, 11 Jun 2015
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Dentist 's  Response
Hi Dear,

Welcome to HCM.

Understanding your concern.

Thanks for your query . The symptom of tingling can occur due sensory nerve disturbance , damage , injury or some underlying medical conditions . The medical conditions that can cause this type of symptoms are diabetic neuropathy hyperthyroidism , anxiety or multiple sclerosis . Physical injury to area can also cause tingling sensation.

Treatment will be based upon the causative factor . I would suggest you to consult doctor /neurosurgeon for proper diagnosis and treatment . Doctor may order blood test along with some other tests and treat it accordingly.

Hope your concern has been resolved.

Get Well Soon.

Best Wishes,
Dr. Harry Maheshwari
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