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Causes Of Tingling In Left Ribcage
Could pancreatic cancer cause a tingling type sensation on the left side... sort of under the ribcage? What else could this be?
Pancreatic cancer: It would be unusual for pancreatic cancer to cause a tingling sensation especially under the rib cage. Pancreatic cancer pain is usually a steady, boring type pain in the mid-upper abdomen sometimes alleviated by bending forward. Tingling sensations are usually superficial perhaps involving only the skin or a nerve irritation. ...Read more
Ribs? Nerves? Spine?: A person with aches around the upper rib cage, shoulder, and neck, can see her primary care doctor to be evaluated. Pains can come from neck and shoulder muscles, the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, the nerves coming out of the spinal cord, etc... If one feels her pain is coming from the heart, has a tight chest pain, or has past heart disease, she can be seen in the E.R. ...Read more
Hurting under left shoulder blade tingling in center of back pain in top left ribcage that goes under my left arm.
Rib dysfunction: This kind of pain, along with the tingling (neuro type symptom) is commonly seen in my practice. Ribs should rise & fall w/ inhaling/exhaling, but when one or more locks & stops moving properly, pain-sharp or severe aching-results, usually in upper back. Vertebrae may also be involved. Osteopathic hands-on exam recommended. Gentle manipulation may free the rib, & stop the symptoms. ...Read more
Tingling~: DeionW ~ I have to say I have no idea unless you can be much more specific in terms of exactly anatomically where. RIGHT RIB cage is a vast area! Thanks ...Read more
I have periodic tingling that travels up my right side starting mid ribcage to almost the right. Armpit?
Shingles?: Rash? Shingles vs atypical cervical or thoracic disc injury unlikely. ...Read more
Whenever I cough excessively, there's a tingling sensation under the right ribcage around the lower abdomen area. Its been like this for over months.
Tingling sensation: In the ribcage when coughing may be due to irritation to the nerves in this area. I advise a chest xray to make sure there is no problem in the lungs or ribs. Stay well. ...Read more
Dry Eyes/MGD Likely: Dry eyes ; mgd meibomian gland dysfunction most common cause for irritation, pain, tingling in eyes (if no twiching). There are many therapy options: best to start naturally (warm compresses, diluted baby shampoo scrubs) ; artificial tears ; move up a "ladder approach" to antibiotic cream, otc artificial tears. More info at: eyedoc2020.Blogspot. Com/2013/04/best-step-ladder-approach-to-dry-eye. Htm. ...Read more
What are other causes of tingling in left foot from by body temprature rise besidesMS? I have L.stenosis&herniation of t8 pressing on cord. Mris negMS
Lots of things: But of course, the most important of these would be either a stroke or TIA (Transient Ischemic Attack). Other things can also do it but if your symptom is brand new or relatively brisk an unrelenting in its onset (in other words it's not going away) then, you should pick up the phone after reading this and call 911. If this is in the past anymore then, call your doctor and get in to be seen. ...Read more
Varies: There are a number of structures there that can potentially cause pain: the lining of you lung, your stomach and pancreas to name a few. I would not hesitate to be seen for an exam and accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Bad posture, most --: Likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Hot sensations and tingling in parts of my body, mostly on my left side. What can be the possiable causes?
Hot and tingling: List of considerations is extensive. Your doctor uses your information to help localize where the problem is and what the cause might be. When checking with your doctor describe if it involves the face, if there is pain anywhere in the spine, what makes the sensations worse, duration of symptoms, other associated symptoms like leg weakness, bladder problems or impotency. ...Read more
Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the pancreas or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
Need details: If the symptoms are indeed involving left face, left arm, left chest and left leg, then the problem is likely in right brain. See a neurologist. ...Read more
Lower rib pain: I am not entirely sure of the cause of your rib pain. I can speculate that you may have a lower rib pain syndrome, which is characterized by pain in the lower chest or upper abdomen, a tender spot on the rib margin, and reproduction of the pain by pressing on the spot. You may also have some sort of impingement on the intercostal nerves, which run along the lower borders of the ribs. ...Read more
What can cause the spleen to enlarge and cause me discomfort because I feel a bit of discomfort in my lower left ribcage.
Suddenly today, began feeling like a hair was rubbing my face (realized it was tingling), only on left side. What could cause this?
Nerve: The most likely cause was an irritable superficial nerve in your face. This is more of a nuisance and tends to resolve quickly. A more serious, but unlikely, cause would be due to a blockage in a neck or brain blood vessel or a lesion in the right side of your brain. Obviously if symptoms persist, worsen or spread to other areas of the left side of your body you'll contact your physician. ...Read more
Can very bad stress and anxiety cause pain on the left side of your body under ribcage? Ever since my anxiety got worse I got that pain
Pain numbness tingli: Could be musculoskeletal from strain-more pain w/ ar mmovement? - or I have seen left shoulder pain (by scapula) from gastritis, H pylori. Could try ranitidine for gastritis, tylenol/ motrin (if not allergic) for musculoskeletal pain. rarely could be neurologic like MS (all else negative- this position is no usual) or vascular. F/u/w/ doc ...Read more
Determine the nerve: On the net, look up distribution of intercostobrachial nerve, medial cutaneous nerve of arm, and T2 distribution. See which correlates to the distribution of your sensation disturbance. Report your findings to your doctor. Since you are young and it only happens "from time to time" this may be benign and tests may be normal. However, if you can determine the nerve this can help investigation. ...Read more
Focal symptoms: Could be a migraine aura, possible transient cerebral ischemia, a focal sensory seizure, and if left arm only, maybe cardiac issue. Sometimes following certain strokes, a focal pain issue with ensue. A focal process in neck could result in unilateral issues in arm and leg. Best to get such problems examined and diagnosed. ...Read more
What would cause severe shooting pain in my left side near my ribcage and hurts everytime I breathe?
Time to see your doc: You have to see your doctor for examination, tests and treatment, it could be pleurisy in your age, has to rule out coronary arterial disease even if you are young. ...Read more
I have been experiencing shooting tingling pain down my left arm. I broke it 10 years ago. What can cause this?
Neuropathy: Likely scar tissue/vascular involvement due to healing. ...Read more
Does MS commonly cause tingling, muscle spams, prickliness and pain down one side of the body (for example left side)?
MS is the "great imitator" in that the symptoms are VERY DIVERSE and may mimic all sorts of neurologic symptoms! Ask your treating neurologist to check it out on your next visit. If you are not seeing a neurologist regularly START DOING SO! (My opinion only)
Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more
What causes tingling in the left outer side of tongue? If this is the only symptom that she feels could it be ms? (asking for a female, 31) thanks!
What can cause the tingling in my left leg when I lay down? I have had this condition for about 6 months now. I am 66 years old. I have had great p
Sciatica: The sciatic nerve runs from your low back, through your gluteus muscle and down to your legs. Impingement in any part of the nerve can cause tingling. Stretching, warm compress, and anti-inflammatory medication can help alleviate your symptoms. If symptoms persist, recommend evaluation for low back disc herniation. ...Read more
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