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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 causes pain under right ribcage?

Lots of things: Short list: musculoskeletal pain, gallbladder stones or inflammation, liver inflammation or infection, pancreatitis, pneumonia. If your pain is severe, associated w nausea/vomiting, fever, or if it lasts several days i would have your primary care doctor take a look. ...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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What are the causes of a tingling sensation in the body?

What are the causes of a tingling sensation in the body?

Tingling: Generally this is caused when a nerve is irritated or not functioning correctly. So, you can develop tingling if you interrupt circulation, or compress a nerve, or if the chemical balances are interrupted - sometimes tingling occurs with hyperventilation (breathing to fast) because acid base balance changes your chemistry. ...Read more