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warm sensation in my head/scalp and it radiated

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For a few months now, my scalp has been hurting in one spot, on the left side around the top. Its not an extreme pain, more distracting than anything.
It started one night when i was about to go to sleep, I felt this warm sensation in my head/scalp and it radiated. This cause me to become very anxious. I then had an MRI of the brain, and it came back fine, then I got a CT scan of my sinuses, and that came back fine too. I asked my doctor about it again recently and he said since the MRI came back fine that I should just ignore it.
Could this pain be in my head(mind) or could it be something serious? It still makes me very anxious to this day.


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replied January 27th, 2011
Headache and Migraines Answer A19006
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

First get your blood pressure checked. This could be due to high blood pressure. The other possibility is clot in some blood vessel. This can also give out heat sensation without there being any temperature. Hyperthyroidism, diabetes, temporal arteritis are the other possibilities. It can also be an allergic reaction to some soap or oil etc. Please consult your PCP and get this assessed. Hope this helps. Take care!



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