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Can it be a heart attack if I have symptoms of cheat pain back pain arm tingling etc. Enzymes and EKG were normal 2 days ago?

Can it be a heart attack if I have symptoms of cheat pain back pain arm tingling etc. Enzymes and EKG were normal 2 days ago?

Not likely: Myocardial infarction from blockage of a coronary artery is very rare in 27 yr old women. Other heart conditions or other medical causes are possible, but a detailed evaluation is needed to identify if any might be present. Though rare, one serious and sometimes overlooked cause of chest pain/arm tingling is pulmonary embolism - blood clot in the lung. See your doctor if symptoms recur. ...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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I am experiencing leg tingling and back pain (side: lower). The following also describe me: Leg pain and Arm pain. What should I do? Done cbc, all normal but eosoniphils count is 11

I am experiencing leg tingling and back pain (side: lower). The following also describe me: Leg pain and Arm pain. What should I do? Done cbc, all normal but eosoniphils count is 11

Leg, arm pain: A disc problem in the lower spine could explain the leg symptoms but not arm pain. High eosinophil count is consistent with some allergic response. I recommend consultation with a neurologist for the leg and arm symptoms and an allergist to investigate the high eosinophil count. ...Read more

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I've had chronic upper back pain for 3 weeks now With arm pain?

I've had chronic upper back pain for 3 weeks now With arm pain?

See doctor: This has been going on for a while. Since seems to be no better time to see the doctor. ...Read more

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Chest left pain, not sharp, left arm pain with back pain, don't have other simptons, what is this? I have Panic Syndrome : (.

Chest left pain, not sharp, left arm pain with back pain, don't have other simptons, what is this? I have Panic Syndrome : (.

See your PCP ASAP: Pain in your chest that radiates to your left arm is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP is warranted. See your doctor for further investigation, tests and treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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BACK Pain under shoulder blade a Little more below it and upper arm pain worser in the morning hard to move. Started next day after moving?

BACK Pain under shoulder blade a Little more below it and upper arm pain worser in the morning hard to move. Started next day after moving?

Myofascial pain?: Myofascial pain connotes pain related to movement and muscles but not with bony abnormality. (http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/313007-overview) Once you are sure your lungs and heart are OK, point treatment with an icecube (white knuckle pressure) and ROM (doing alphabets with finger on imaginary wall in front of you) may help, as may NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, or topicals like arnica. ...Read more

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My 29 month old daughter has been complaining of back pain, leg and arm pain she has an undiagnosed bleeding/blood disorder could the pain be related?

My 29 month old daughter has been complaining of back pain, leg and arm pain she has an undiagnosed bleeding/blood disorder could the pain be related?

Depends on which: Bleeding disorder she has. I assume a pediatric hematologist is evaluating her. Whether related to her blood disorder or not, she's in pain & needs to see her pediatrician. Kids that age don't complain about aches & pains for no reason. Take her temperature when she complains. 100.4 degrees F or above is a fever. Note any joint swelling, tenderness, heat, limp, decreased appetite or activity level. ...Read more

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Back pain and muscle problem in right arm and leg be caused due to posture during mastubation and can pinched nerve cause leg and arm pain at sametime?

Back pain and muscle problem in right arm and leg be caused due to posture during mastubation and can pinched nerve cause leg and arm pain at sametime?

Disc herniation: Can happen in both the neck and back area causing arm and leg weakness and pain. It is uncommon for for these to occur simultaneously. Sometimes neck disc abnormalities can cause arm and leg symptoms. If your symptoms return to normal quickly after the incident, then you can simply watch for any progression. If you have lingering nerve deficit even for a short time then you should get checked. ...Read more

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Can loss of lordosis cause left ear pain, with back pain and left arm pain?

Can loss of lordosis cause left ear pain, with back pain and left arm pain?

No: Loss of lordosis itself could not cause ear pain directly. If you have a herniated disc in your neck, however, this may lead to severe neck and arm pain, spasm, and a loss of cervical lordosis. Consider an MRI if you continue to have problems. ...Read more

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Mri done, 4 bulging disc in my neck. Could this be the cause of my shoulder, upper back pain, and arm pain? Could the disc be touching a nerve?

Mri done, 4 bulging disc in my neck. Could this be the cause of my shoulder, upper back pain, and arm pain? Could the disc be touching a nerve?

Neck pain: The bulging discs could be the source of the pain. Generally, neck exercises, physical therapy and chiropractic care can eliminate the pain. Headaches can also be caused by poor alignment and bulging discs in the neck. ...Read more

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Been treated for pericarditis for 13 days w/. 6 mg colchicine & 300 mg ibuprofen 3x day but I am still having back pain & left arm pain. More time?

Been treated for pericarditis for 13 days w/. 6 mg colchicine & 300 mg ibuprofen 3x day but I am still having back pain & left arm pain. More time?

Pericarditis: There is no firm time frame for resolution of this diagnosis. Most however will be significantly improved by a four to six week period. Some cases take longer and recurrence is not rare. ...Read more

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Upper back pain on left side that also causes left arm pain above elbow. I fell 7 months ago and primary doc says muscle. Can my back muscle hurt this long? I can not do physical activities bc of pain

Upper back pain on left side that also causes left arm pain above elbow. I fell 7 months ago and primary doc says muscle. Can my back muscle hurt this long? I can not do physical activities bc of pain

Upper back pain: If the pain has been ongoing for the past seven months and persists despite physical therapy then it is likely not a pulled muscle. Pain that limits physical activities warrants imaging of the cervical and thoracic spine. See a spine specialist to find the cause and to develop a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Upper back pain left side arm pain rib pain all on left side for 20 days now. Been experiencing heavy heart beat when lieing down. I'm 19 male?

Upper back pain left side arm pain rib pain all on left side for 20 days now. Been experiencing heavy heart beat when lieing down. I'm 19 male?

Go see your doctor: There are a lot of things that could cause these symptoms. Go see your doctor to examine you and figure out what could be causing yours. It could be things as simple as panic attacks, to things as significant as emergency heart related problems. ...Read more

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Upper back pain going into chest. Left dull leg and arm pain too. Usually when doing housework. Can touch where it hurts on my spine. Is this heart?

Upper back pain going into chest. Left dull leg and arm pain too. Usually when doing housework. Can touch where it hurts on my spine. Is this heart?

Less likely the hear: Less likely this is from your heart. Could be just muscular, it is rare but possible a thoracic disc herniation. You should see your pcp and get it checked out. ...Read more

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I am experiencing arm pain. The following also describe me: High blood pressure (hypertension) and Back pain. What should I do? Red spots on my arms

I am experiencing arm pain. The following also describe me: High blood pressure (hypertension) and Back pain. What should I do? Red spots on my arms

Bug bites vs viral: Or other, be sure blood pressure average below 150/90, if chest pain with numbness down arm call 911 could be heart, if have a cat and scratched you could be bacterial infection see a dr. ...Read more

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I get shoulder pain, left arm pain, back pain and heartburn. I'm worried about a heart attack. It happens every day though. What could it be?

I get shoulder pain, left arm pain, back pain and heartburn. I'm worried about a heart attack. It happens every day though. What could it be?

Multiple: Many things are possible, but the heart attack will harm you the most. See a doc, get thatruled out, then they will look for stomach ulcer, gerd, esosphagitis, herniated disc in neck, etc. ...Read more

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I have mod-sev low back pain with shooting pain in legs when I sit or lay down. It gets some better when I stand. Also have mild neck and arm pain.

I have mod-sev low back pain with shooting pain in legs when I sit or lay down. It gets some better when I stand. Also have mild neck and arm pain.

Radiculopathy: You need a comprehensive spine evaluation. Most often, conservative care (physical therapy and non-narcotic pain meds) is all that is needed. You may need MRI or ct evaluation prior to any more aggressive treatments. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Arm Pain (Definition)

Arm pain can mean many things. See a hand or ...Read more