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A 35-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing pain under my left arm and around my left breast all through the chest bone. also some pain in the upper left arm muscle. the left hand also has some pins and needles feeling?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Neurologic: The pins and needles pain may be related to a pinched nerve. If you are having difficulty breathing, please see your local Emergency department.
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
See physician: Diagnosing of these type symptoms can be a pinched nerve or acute cardiac or serious lung issue. This requires prompt medical attention evaluation by a physician
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Confirm diagnosis: You could possess carpal tunnel syndrome, a brachial plexopathy, a cervical radiculopathy, or more severe problems involving lung and/ or heart. It is not feasible, based upon sketchy information to be more precise, but have your local doctor handle this ASAP.

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