Hi, I am a 24 year old female who has been experiencing some odd neurological symptoms for a few months now. Can anybody please help me figure out what might be wrong?
About 8 months ago I started experiencing this odd tingling sensation throughout my scalp; similar to goosebumps or like a crawling sensation. I would get it many times a day and it would only last 5-10 seconds at a time.
Last month, after an extremely stressful week, the tingling sensation spread from my scalp to the left side of my face and that part of my face went numb for a few minutes.
Over the course of that week, the tingling spread to my right arm and then eventually to my entire right side. In that period, I also experienced prickling, itching all over my body and burning hands, as well as a few instances where my right hand and right foot have gone completely numb.
I’ve also been experiencing pains deep within my body. It’s difficult to tell if it’s the bones or the nerves, but it’s a deep ache within my arms and legs. Besides that, I experience constant muscle twitches, all day long and everywhere.
The most recent I have that I am still dealing with currently is this strange headache that feels like a very tight band across my forehead. Alongside that, I also have this sensation of extremely cold air being blown right in the middle of my forehead.
Finally, I have become extremely heat intolerant. I feel hot when others feel cold or normal and the heat makes me feel weak and unable to function. It also triggers the tingling and numbness.
I am aware that these symptoms may look like MS but I haven’t had any signs of optic neuritis, foot drop or l’hermittes which are quite classic MS symptoms. I have seen several doctors and none of them appear to be worried. Is anybody familiar with this presentation of symptoms? Thanks in advance!