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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Middle Upper Abdomen Tingling

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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I usually get a tingling feeling in my stomach b4 my cycle. Lately I have been having that same tingling feeling. What else could cause this?

Normal changes: As we age the levels and intensity of hormonal fluctuations change so unless the symptoms are a problem don't read too much into them. ...Read more

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After a cold or virus I experience an extreme tickling biting feeling in my stomach. It causes me to want to cough. It goes away after several weeks.

After a cold or virus I experience an extreme tickling biting feeling in my stomach. It causes me to want to cough. It goes away after several weeks.

Inflammation: From your description here, it sounds like these viruses might be causing inflammation. This could persist for sometime giving you the sensation that u describe. This is especially true if you have asthma or someone in your family has it (which would give you a genetic link to the disease). Hopefully you have regular care with a primary doctor. If you have asthma, there are maintenance meds 2 take ...Read more

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Tickling inside stomach/abdomen lasting 6 years. Could it be tourettes?

Tickling inside stomach/abdomen lasting 6 years. Could it be tourettes?

No.: Funny sensations do not mean Tourette's which usually involves motor tics and sometimes obsessive compulsive disorder. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I woke up with tingling in my stomach?

What does it mean if I woke up with tingling in my stomach?

First question: Is it the tingling that awakens you or do you notice the tingling after awakening? Lots possible here--start evaluation with your family doctor please. ...Read more

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Why does my lower stomach have a tingling/vibrating sensation?

Why does my lower stomach have a tingling/vibrating sensation?

Impossible to say...: But you sound concerned, and that alone justifies a good examination with appropriate testing. Get checked for reassurance and/or treatment. ...Read more

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I have tingling sensation that comes and goes in my lower stomach on right side area what could this be a sing of if any?

I have tingling sensation that comes and goes in my lower stomach on right side area what could this be a sing of if any?

Could be many things: A vague symptom can be pretty much anything. One's primary care doctor can check to see if there is a medical disorder. Things in the "right lower quadrant" include abdominal muscle, some large intestines, the appendix, etc... The doctor can check for hernias, big lymph nodes, big tumors, etc..., on his exam. ...Read more

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I have a tingling feeling in my stomach is it worms?

I have a tingling feeling in my stomach is it worms?

It is not worms: I do not know why you have tingling in stomach (not on the skin of abdomen) but it does not indicate worms in stomach. Worms often show up in stool. ...Read more

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I have a tingling feeling (almost like butterflies) in my stomach and vigina?

I have a tingling feeling (almost like butterflies) in my stomach and vigina?

See your doctor: Could be from any number of reasons. You need to see a doctor so they could take a more thorough history, do an exam and do tests if they think it's necessary. ...Read more

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Tingling and "ticking" sensation that use to come and go but since last night it has been constant in stomach and back and hasn't stop. What is this?

Tingling and "ticking" sensation that use to come and go but since last night it has been constant in stomach and back and hasn't stop. What is this?

Neuropathic maybe or: The order of your symptom onset, ? Use of nsaid's for back pain, ;? Nausea/vomiting, chest pain, diarrhea, blood, tenderness, fever may better clarify whether your back pain is "referred" (such as from esophagus, pancreas, gallbladder). Maybe also have stomach upset due to nsaid's, ulcer, sluggish emptying, outlet narrowing? Paresthesia, etc. Can also cause symptoms ; have little to do with gi. ...Read more

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I been having a hurting back for about 3 weeks it only quits hurting when I'm being still. My stomach had these tingling feelings but no sickness help?

I been having a hurting back for about 3 weeks it only quits hurting when I'm being still. My stomach had these tingling feelings but no sickness help?

Back pain: Back pain can be for several reasons. You are young should be minor like muscle spasms unless you had a recent accident or were hurt in another way. Either way Motrin can help but reccomend x-rays of the spine as well. ...Read more

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I am taking 10mg lexapro (escitalopram). I haven't taken it in 2 days bc s of stomach fly. I have facial tingling. Is this w/d from not taking it and is it dangerous?

I am taking 10mg lexapro (escitalopram). I haven't taken it in 2 days bc s of stomach fly. I have facial tingling. Is this w/d from not taking it and is it dangerous?

Family practice: It could be from withdrawal nausea is more common however. With stomach flu you wouldn't know if it was from the flu or withdrawal. If you are taking metformin your bs's could be fluctuating check with your dr. ...Read more

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Had spleen removed laparoscopically almost 3 mo ago due to itp. I still have some pain and tingling mostly near my navel. Is that normal?

Healing pains: You had your splenectomy performed by laparoscopy. It may have been multiple small holes or a single port at the umbilicus. The doctor morcelized the spleen in a bag to remove it. If you are 3 months after then the pain may be from the nerves growing back at the site. As long as no drainage or redness then continue to observe. If it is hot, tender to touch, or draining fluid then call. ...Read more

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Tingling around keyhole surgry site and small red lump by stitches area \u0026 off \u0026 on pain in stomach This is nearly 4weeks after surgry?

Tingling around keyhole surgry site and small red lump by stitches area \u0026 off \u0026 on pain in stomach This is nearly 4weeks after surgry?

Follow up surgeon: It sounds like you need to call your surgeon's answering service and make an appointment to see him or her ASAP this week to make sure there is no infection or other complication. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a tickling sensation in your stomach when your hungry?

Is it normal to have a tickling sensation in your stomach when your hungry?

Yes.: Movement of fluid and gas in the intestine can cause such a sensation. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Hi, I have ticklish feeling in my stomach all night. Bowel Tickling Feeling?

Hi, I have ticklish feeling in my stomach all night. Bowel Tickling Feeling?

Stomach discomfort: It sounds like you may have eaten something that didn't agree with you. A lot of times people have food sensitivities that can causing irritation in the stomach or in the bowels. You can get testing done to further evaluate this or you can eliminate some of the more common food sensitivities like gluten, dairy, soy or corn and see if your symptoms improve. ...Read more

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Everyday I gagg severely and usually vomit I can hardly eat anything I have a tickling pain in my stomach and sometimes have diarrhea what could it be?

Everyday I gagg severely and usually vomit I can hardly eat anything I have a tickling pain in my stomach and sometimes have diarrhea what could it be?

See a GI doctor: This could be one of dozens of illnesses. In order to diagnose you must provide a full detailed history, have a physical examination and may need to undergo testing including endoscopy. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a crawling, almost tickling sensation under my skin. In my arms, legs and stomach. What is it?

I have a crawling, almost tickling sensation under my skin. In my arms, legs and stomach. What is it?

Formication: A sensation of crawling on or under the skin is called formication. There are many possible causes for formication so I would recommend to start by visiting your primary care doctor for a basic checkup. ...Read more

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I quit smoking 7 weeks ago, started chantix 1 mo. Ago, now feeling impending doom, high anxiety, tickling in stomach. Can't keep feeling like this : (?

I quit smoking 7 weeks ago, started chantix 1 mo. Ago, now feeling impending doom, high anxiety, tickling in stomach. Can't keep feeling like this : (?

Chantix can have: Significant psychiatric side effects. Please let your prescribing provider know asap. There is a good chance that this is not a good medication choice for you. ...Read more

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Tingling feeling in the abdomen in men, what could be the cause?

Thoracic radiculopat: If it is of 1 or 2 days duration then shingles may show up in a few days. However if it is of weeks or months duration, then thoracic nerve or nerves may be pinched in thoracic spine. It is same for men and women. ...Read more

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What's the cause of a burning feeling in my upper abdomen?

What's the cause of a burning feeling in my upper abdomen?

Heartburn: It could be heartburn. A quick and easy way to find out is to try tums (calcium carbonate). If the pain goes away, you've nailed it. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a burning and cooling feeling on the left upper abdomen?

Depends: Left upper abdomin incases the spleen, clears old blood cells and has a role in infection prevention, but it could be as easy as cool fluids drank just prior since the stomach is partly there too, if no other symptoms like bloating or pain or change in stool pattern not much concern yet. ...Read more

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What could cause a pulsing pain in my upper abdomen?

See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What causes distinction and pain upper abdomen after eating anything?

What causes distinction and pain upper abdomen after eating anything?

Many things: Heartburn is the most common cause of upper abdominal discomfort after eating. Other potential etiologies include gallstones, constipation and gastroparesis. ...Read more

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What causes pain in upper abdomen and back?

What causes pain in upper abdomen and back?

See Your Doctor: Sorting thru the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we compile many "clues" (symptoms, examination findings, lab results, radiologic tests) to narrow down the possibilities. This requires face-to-face evaluation. That said, problems of the gallbladder, pancreas, liver, stomach, colon may all cause upper abdominal pain radiating into the back. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes pain in the upper abdomen and back?

What causes pain in the upper abdomen and back?

See Your Doctor: Sorting thru the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we compile many "clues" (symptoms, examination findings, lab results, radiologic tests) to narrow down the possibilities. This requires face-to-face evaluation. That said, problems of the gallbladder, pancreas, liver, stomach, colon may all cause upper abdominal pain radiating into the back. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes pain in the upper abdomen that goes to the back?

What causes pain in the upper abdomen that goes to the back?

See Your Doctor: Sorting thru the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we compile many "clues" (symptoms, examination findings, lab results, radiologic tests) to narrow down the possibilities. This requires face-to-face evaluation. That said, problems of the gallbladder, pancreas, liver, stomach, colon may all cause upper abdominal pain radiating into the back. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could cause the feeling of food being stuck in upper abdomen?

Dysphagia: Fullness, chest discomfort, "somethinng stuck in the chest" are a few of the symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what could cause pain in upper abdomen from coughing?

Can you tell me what could cause pain in upper abdomen from coughing?

Musculoskeletal pain: Coughing can cause pain in the upper abdomen usually from usage of the chest and diaphragm muscles that are used during cough. If the area hurts when you twist your chest or abdomen, its likely to be muscular. If however, the pain is worse after eating or associated with nausea if might be due to a gastrointestinal cause. If in the right upper quadrant it could be a gallbladder or liver issue ...Read more

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My upper abdomen feels very heavy post eating and I feel very uneasy. Waht may be the cause?

My upper abdomen feels very heavy post eating and I feel very uneasy. Waht may be the cause?

Many different: Possibilities, but more common causes are gallstones or gerd. You might want to try ppi class of medication, such as Prevacid or protonix, (pantoprazole) but if your symptoms persist or worsen, see a doctor so he can figure it out for you. ...Read more

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I have been having severe but painless spasms in my right upper abdomen for a few hours, what could be the cause and shold I be concerned?

I have been having severe but painless spasms in my right upper abdomen for a few hours, what could be the cause and shold I be concerned?

Many causes: Abdominal pain in young women is common and can be a serious condition. If this is persistant you should seek medical attention for examination, blood tests and likely ct scanning pending those results. ...Read more

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Can a diastasis recti cause painful spasms in the upper abdomen?

Can a diastasis recti cause painful spasms in the upper abdomen?

Not usually: Diastasis recti is a condition where the abdominal midline is widened between the two bellies of the rectus abdominis muscle. It is not a hernia but often confused with one. It shoudl not cause crampy pain in the upper abdomen, and this could be related to some other condition. ...Read more

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Can pain in right upper abdomen be caused by acute cholecystitis?

Can pain in right upper abdomen be caused by acute cholecystitis?

Yes: Cholecystitis usually causes right upper quadrant pain, but not all right upper quadrant pain is caused by cholecystitis. Make sure you see your pmd regarding this pain. You may need a consultation with a gastroenterologist (gi specialist). ...Read more

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What would cause pain in the upper abdomen and lower chest area on right?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more