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Neck Tingling

Neck Tingling: Introduction

The skin sensation of partial numbness or "pins and needles" or a type of "burning", "tingling" or "creeping" sensation of the skin, is known as a "paresthesia". Symptoms may start as a tingling (paresthesia) and change to a numbness, or there may be a combination of decreased sensation (numbness) but with heightened sensations at certain times or with stimulation. Any type of tingling, burning, or numbness is usually a symptom related to a sensory nerve being damaged, diseased, or injured. Causes depend on the exact location of the paresthesia sensations, but typically include a physical nerve injury type condition (e.g. a nerve entrapment or some type of pressure being applied to a nerve directly or to the spinal attachment of that nerve), or a disease condition affecting the nerves (e.g. neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and others). Having these sensory symptoms in multiple locations, or the recurrence of similar symptoms in different locations is a hallmark symptom of multiple sclerosis, so your doctor will likely ask about the past history of similar symptoms to assess the likelihood of multiple sclerosis as a diagnosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). Any of these tingling or numbness symptoms are more than just annoying; they can indicate a serious medical condition and require prompt medical diagnosis by a professional....more »

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Causes of Neck Tingling:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Neck Tingling. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Neck Tingling: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Neck Tingling

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Neck Tingling: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Neck Tingling:

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Detailed list of causes of Neck Tingling

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How Common are these Causes of Neck Tingling?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Neck Tingling. Of the 12 causes of Neck Tingling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 9 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Neck Tingling:

The following list of conditions have 'Neck Tingling' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Neck Tingling Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Neck Tingling?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Neck Tingling, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

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    Medical Conditions associated with Neck Tingling:

    Neck symptoms (833 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Neck Tingling:

    Neck pain (148 causes), Neck symptoms (833 causes), Tingling skin (53 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Alcoholism, Hypocalcemia (13 causes), Spinal cord lesion (1 cause), Nerve root compression, Herpes zoster, Multiple sclerosis, Entrapment neuropathy, Partial seizure (4 causes)

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