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Before sleeping I get tingling all over my left leg, and I have an upset stomach, can't sleep because I worry about this, what's wrong?

Before sleeping I get tingling all over my left leg, and I have an upset stomach, can't sleep because I worry about this, what's wrong?

Sleep disorder: What you may have experienced is consistent with "restless leg syndrome", which is usually associated with anxiety, stress, nervousness, having high caffeine intake, withdrawing from medication or substance abuse, or iron deficiency anemia. Talk to your doctor for definitive diagnosis and effective treatments. ...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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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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On the left side of my chest near my stomach I have been having this numbing/tingling feeling for awhile what could it be?

On the left side of my chest near my stomach I have been having this numbing/tingling feeling for awhile what could it be?

Tough to say: Without an exam, but any time the chest is involved with numbness and tingling, it is important to make sure it is not your heart or "cardiac" in nature. Best for you to get and evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've been feeling nauseous for the past few days when I lie down at night to sleep. I start to feel sick to my stomach. Any ideas?

I've been feeling nauseous for the past few days when I lie down at night to sleep. I start to feel sick to my stomach. Any ideas?

Need more info: There are various causes for what you are describing. I'd need to have more information. Feel free to contact me directly. Or see your doctor tomorrow for an exam. Be well. ...Read more

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Strange "drop" feeling in chest/stomach area. It doesn't occur every day, I sense it when I lay down, or in the night during sleep. Last 1-2 secs.?

Strange "drop" feeling in chest/stomach area. It doesn't occur every day, I sense it when I lay down, or in the night during sleep. Last 1-2 secs.?

Reflux?: I wonder if this might be a symptoms of what we call GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disease. It is where contents from the stomach make their way back into the esophagus. You could try using over the counter acid reflux medicine like ranitidine or omeprazole for 2-3 weeks and see if it makes any change. If it helps use for 2-3 months then stop and see what happens. If it does not help see doc ...Read more

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Feeling weird movemnts in abdomen 15dys post c sec lik kicks intestines movin, happens usually after getting up from sleep or staying in bed for longm?

Feeling weird movemnts in abdomen 15dys post c sec lik kicks intestines movin, happens usually after getting up from sleep or staying in bed for longm?

Not weird: Hello,

All that you are feeling is normal. You have recently had the wonderful and reassuring reminder of your pregnancy for the last 20 wks or so. All of a sudden those little and big kicks are not there. We miss them but the space that the uterus occupied is now occupied by the intestines. They are stimulated to move with activity or with a full bladder etc. This will go away little by little ...Read more

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What is the ticklish feeling from inside the stomach which doesn't let me sleep?

What is the ticklish feeling from inside the stomach which doesn't let me sleep?

Abdominal discomfort: After ruling out pregnancy that too after 2 nd trimester, and no associated diarrhea, it would most probably from excessive gas. Pay attention to type of food causing this problem, you may have mal absorption, most commonly to dairy products. Try some probiotic and lactaid and see the symptoms gets any better, if not have it checked out. ...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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I have a feeling that the left lower abdomen has gone to sleep? It does this occasionally. What would this be?

I have a feeling that the left lower abdomen has gone to sleep? It does this occasionally. What would this be?

Check your back: Numbness in the abdominal wall if often related to the superficial nerves which most often related to possible disc in the back. However, trauma, exhaustion during exercise which affect the muscle group in that area could be the reason. If it is down further in the groin, an inguinal hernia could be the cause. You need to be checked by a physician to determin the etiology based on presentation. ...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?

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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When I don't have much sleep my eyes are heavy then I get a strange feeling in my stomach its awful?

When I don't have much sleep my eyes are heavy then I get a strange feeling in my stomach its awful?

There are multiple: Negative effects of short term and long term sleep deprivation, and abdominal discomfort can be one of them. Try to alter your lifestyle to achieve an adequate amount of sleep, or if you are having difficulty, see a sleep specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Have tingling feeling in my stomach/spleen area under my rib. Feels like something is crawling inside and tightens up. No other GI symptoms.

Have tingling feeling in my stomach/spleen area under my rib. Feels like something is crawling inside and tightens up. No other GI symptoms.

Stomach: Feeling like something is crawling inside can be due to many things: gas, diet related issues (most common), infection (do you have a fever or pain?), parasites, tumors. Consult with us to help determine cause. ...Read more

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I have suspected EDS hyper type (no UK doctor available to diagnose via NHS) and I'm wondering if it could be linked to the pain I get with that? It's worse at night I can't sleep for feeling that there are insects crawling over me in my bed, tickling and

I have suspected EDS hyper type (no UK doctor available to diagnose via NHS) and I'm wondering if it could be linked to the pain I get with that? It's worse at night I can't sleep for feeling that there are insects crawling over me in my bed, tickling and

Not the explanation: Ehlers-Danlos is not worth diagnosing with special labs as you're not going to do anything different given the data. Vascular Ehlers-Danlos is diagnosable on history and physical; the others aren't life-shorteners and it's up to you to figure whether they limit what you can do. You also describe "formication", the feeling of bugs; it has a variety of causes you can read about, EDS is not one. ...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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I always sleep on my stomach but in the last week I've been feeling some pain when on my stomach. What could cause this?

I always sleep on my stomach but in the last week I've been feeling some pain when on my stomach. What could cause this?

Stomache pain: If you do not have any diarrhea or vomiting but only pain when you lie on your stomach you need to be examined, especially if you are a young menstrating woman ...Read more

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I have a tingling feeling (paresthesia) all over my body for 12 hours now. It's so bothersome I can't sleep. What is this?

I have a tingling feeling (paresthesia) all over my body for 12 hours now. It's so bothersome I can't sleep. What is this?

Number of things: However, at your age, may be related to either stress, hormones, or medications. You should get checked out just to be safe. Often, when we feel that tingle all over our body, like when you hear a great song, it is due to a release of neurotransmitters. However, without a physical exam and thorough history, it would be difficult to say what is causing sustained feeling. ...Read more

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My stomach has been hurting for 3 days now. It constantly hurts and I've been feeling nauseus and have been struggling to sleep due to the pain.

My stomach has been hurting for 3 days now. It constantly hurts and I've been feeling nauseus and have been struggling to sleep due to the pain.

It's time for eval: Of course there are numerous causes of upper abdominal pain (where the stomach is located)....from a viral infection/gastroenteritis to mild food poisoning to appendicitis to bowel obstruction, etc. If the pain is so bad you can't sleep, and 3 days have passed, you need to be seen by your doctor today or go to Urgent Care. An exam with possible blood tests and imaging is needed. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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So a week ago I had a weird tingling feeling in my vaginal area. Like a mini orgasm. I can't sleep at night, its uncomfortable, affecting my studying?

So a week ago I had a weird tingling feeling in my vaginal area. Like a mini orgasm. I can't sleep at night, its uncomfortable, affecting my studying?

Sounds benign: If it's bothering your sleep or bothering with your studies then, do bring it up with your physician. I'm sure you are not suffering from anything out of the ordinary or worrisome. ...Read more

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When should I be worried if I have tingling foot when I try to sleep, pulsating feeling keeps me up.?

When should I be worried if I have tingling foot when I try to sleep, pulsating feeling keeps me up.?

Don't worry: See your physician! Your doctor can help sort this out for you, and see if is possibly restless leg syndrome or some other medical issue. You might get effective care and sleep better soon! Good luck. ...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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I have had a tingling feeling and numbness on my left side and with a slight pain when I sleep on it.?

I have had a tingling feeling and numbness on my left side and with a slight pain when I sleep on it.?

= evaluation: Numbness and tingling that persist needs to be evaluated. Nerve and vascular problems can present in this way. Not sure if you mean the side of your body or your extremities, but that might help differentiate causes. Take care. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a constant knot in your stomach and loss of apetitte and nauseous feeling with lack of sleep?

What does it mean when you have a constant knot in your stomach and loss of apetitte and nauseous feeling with lack of sleep?

It sounds like you..: ..May be very stressed out. Please see your doctor to make sure there is no underlying physical cause for this. If s/he finds nothing, then consider seeking counseling to learn strategies to deal with your stress. ...Read more

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Hi im stage 4 ckd and last two days ive been feeling lots of pain on my appendix area and down my leg. My leg is tingling also. Stomach feels weird.

Hi im stage 4 ckd and last two days ive been feeling lots of pain on my appendix area and down my leg. My leg is tingling also. Stomach feels weird.

See a Dr. ASAP: Dear Michael: your abdominal pain should be checked immediately, could be an appendicitis or inflammation in your intestines. The tingling sensation could be related to your CKD, your electrolytes have to be checked especially your calcium which can go down in CKD. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...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