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Could pancreatic cancer cause a tingling type sensation on the left side... sort of under the ribcage? What else could this be?

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

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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Why do I feel a tingling sensation on the top of my right ribcage?

Why do I feel a tingling sensation on the top of my right ribcage?

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

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Pain in top left ribcage and tingling in top center of back. Any clue has to what this could be?

Pain in top left ribcage and tingling  in top center of back. Any clue has to what this could be?

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

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Why do i have a numb tingling in under my rightside ribcage when i cough?

Why do i have a numb tingling in under my rightside ribcage when i cough?

Numb : This is most probably caused by a local nerve impingement when you cough with chest muscle contraction. It is nonspecific and unlikely to be worrisome. ...Read more

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Whenever i cough excessively, theres a tingling sensation under the right ribcage around the lower abdomen area. its been like this for over months.

Whenever i cough excessively, theres 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

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Hurting under left shoulder blade tingling in center of back pain in top left ribcage that goes under my left arm.

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

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What are the causes of tingling in both hands?

What are the causes of tingling in both hands?

Bilat hand tingling: There are several causes. For example, hyperventialation or chemical/electrolyte abnormalities may be to blame. However, one must also search for central nervous system or spinal cord etiologies. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tingling in the lips and the lower part of the face?

What are the causes of tingling in the lips and the lower part of the face?

See MD asap!: That's a very good question. The list is long. It warrants you seeing your primary care physician or a neurologist immediately. You shouldn't want merely a list of possibilities with guesses and answers over the internet. You should want an exact and accurate answer asap! that will require you seeing someone for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tingling in left eye?

What are the causes of tingling in left eye?

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

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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

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

Multiple: Multiple potential causes, the lumbar stenosis and the T8 stenosis being just 2 examples. A neurologist might be helpful to give his or her opinion and a nerve conduction study could potentially give more information as well. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tingling in left foot and hand, and sometimes the face?

What are the causes of tingling in left foot and hand, and sometimes the face?

Tingling: This is serious condition, i would recommend you see your pcp as soon as you can. There are many conditions that can cause this presentation, from stroke, to migrane headache, metabolic conditions and even multiple sclerosis. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes pain between my ribcage?

Depends: Whether the pain is coming truly from the rib cage or organs inside the chest or abdomen. If it's from the ribs, read about the possible mechanism here http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in your head?

What causes tingling in your head?

Irritated nerve: If tingling is in back part of head an irritated or pinched nerve in the neck or scalp itself could cause it. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the scapula?

What causes tingling in the scapula?

A pinched nerve ---: The spine must be responsible. See your pcp to investigate for common and medical causes of tingling; if no obvious cause is found, then consult an orthopedist who could help you. You must be feeling tingling in the skin over the scapula. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes tingling down on the face?

What causes tingling down on the face?

Nerve: This sensation comes from a peripheral facial sensory nerve which could simply be irritable or it could be due to a brain lesion. If it persists, consult a neurologist. The former is usually not serious but the latter is. ...Read more

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Does stress cause tingling all ova d body?$

Does stress cause tingling all ova d body?$

Yes, here is a list: •injury to a nerve •pressure on the spinal nerves, such as from a herniated disk pressure on peripheral nerves •shingles or herpes zoster infection •lack of blood supply to an area carpal tunnel syndrome (pressure on a nerve at the wrist) diabetes, migraines ms seizures stroke/tia low thyroid raynaud's abnl calcium, potassium, b12, other vit's, meds, lead, alcohol, radiation and panic attacks. ...Read more

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What causes tingling on my sides when i cough?

Muscle pain, hypoxia: There are many things that could be happening such as a pulled muscle or, depending on how hard and long you cough, a decrease in oxygen in the blood thy can lead to a tingling sensation. If it persists you should ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Cause of tingling sensation left side of face?

Cause of tingling sensation left side of face?

Trigeminal nerve: Sensations to the face are perceived via trigeminal nerve. Your complaint suggests left sided t. Nerve irritation. If persistent you may need imaging e.G MRI scan. ...Read more