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My problem is a tingling sensation in the forehead which I

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Hi, my problem is a tingling sensation in the forehead which I have had for about 5 years now. It is not painful, just a constant tingling sensation. It started when I was looking around for a job a few years ago. I was constantly getting rejected from job applications and interviews as it is so hard to find a job these days. This tingling started after around a year of looking for a job. I have found a job since but the tingling is still there. I also suffer from OCD.
I have been to see a few doctors about this, I am currently taking medication to control the OCD and have had CBT sessions a few times.
Does anyone know if any type of surgery would remove a tingling sensation such as this? Would it be possible to remove a nerve?
Thanks.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 months ago.

HI.

You need to see a neurologist.

This can be a neuropathy.

Idiopathic, or from various causes.

It can be psychosomatic.

I would worry about brain or cervical spine problems.

Also medication effects.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Ok. Would a neurologist be able to take scans to find out what is actually causing this? Thanks.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 months ago.

Yes.

In fact your doctor can order the scan.

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