A member asked:

Left side pain in chest and shoulder radiating to back. intermittent with no clear cause but worse upon movement. arm feels very heavy and tired. heart rate is regular. pain is not effected by breathing. last 2 fingers tingling. what is it?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Richard Zimon answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

The source may: be YOUR NECK at the C6-C7 level where a nerve may be pinched ...this is called RADICULOPATHY ..and your PCP may , after a hands on exam, wish to order a cervical (neck) MRI' Hope this is helpful Dr Z

Answered 9/12/2017


Dr. Cornelius Oleary answered

Specializes in Urgent Care

ER: You are experiencing chest pain and neurological symptoms that are not necessarily related. You need a full history and physical exam. Please go to the ER for evaluation/imaging.

Answered 10/3/2017



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