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I suffer anxiety and started having tingling in both arms, tingling in upper left chest and some back discomfort? When taking my medicine it subsides

I suffer anxiety and started having tingling in both arms, tingling in upper left chest and some back discomfort? When taking my medicine it subsides

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. ...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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Both arms hands tingling/aching some weakness. Comes and goes weeks at a time. Upper back pain sometimes. Scared?

Both arms hands tingling/aching some weakness. Comes and goes weeks at a time. Upper back pain sometimes. Scared?

2 main possible cau-: ses:- 1: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, on both sides, or Ulnar nerve getting pinched at elbows; 2: Referred pain from your Neck/spine where the possible disk lesion might be causing this. Other causes could be at play. U need to see an Orthopod for proper Diagnosis and treatment. Meanwhile use a Wrist brace and wear them most of the time, to see whether your numbness/tingling improves. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Tingling in both upper arms, tingling in upper left chest and some lower back pain, I have bad anxiety and didn't know if this could be the cause. ?

Tingling in both upper arms, tingling in upper left chest and some lower back pain, I have bad anxiety and didn't know if this could be the cause. ?

Maybe: Anxiety is certainly on the list of possible causes. As are many other possible diagnoses. If symptoms continue, best to see your doctor for evaluation of your symptoms. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck with this. Let us know how things turn out. Dr. R ...Read more

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Periodicaly I feel my arms tingling, from my elbow to the ring and little finger, I feel it in both arms. Some advice? Could be a sign for something?

Tingling in hand: The distribution of your symptoms suggest ulnar nerve impingement. You need to see your doctor and consider getting a nerve conduction study. ...Read more

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Usually just have joint pain.Sle. Recently both arms/hands go numb/tingling. Muscle pain all over body. Severe in arms. Possible causes?

Usually just have joint pain.Sle.  Recently both arms/hands go numb/tingling. Muscle pain all over body. Severe in arms. Possible causes?

See your physcian: As this could be related to your sle and it could be progressing to affect peripheral nerves as it sometimes does. This could also lead to raynauds and there will be specific treatments to this as well. Discuss with you physician what acute med options are right for you and to prevent issues with raynauds. ...Read more

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After an intense cardio workout i started to feel tingling on both arms like it was vibrating inside my arms. It faded away after 30min or so. Why?

After an intense cardio workout i started to feel tingling on both arms like it was vibrating inside my arms. It faded away after 30min or so. Why?

It could be: Caused by hyperventilation. Try breathing easier during workout. If it persists, especially on left arm, consult your doctor because it could be heart pain. ...Read more

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What causes numbness and tingling on both arms?

What causes numbness and tingling on both arms?

Multiple locations : Including both sides of brain, brian stem , cervical spinal cord and / or peripheral nerve could be the sites of problem and different pathological process could do it. Only a neurologist after a complete neurological examination and appropriate test could give you the answer. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Arms Tingling (Definition)

Arms tingling is a symptom in which a person has tingling or "pins & needles" sensations, maybe with some numbness, in one or both arms. Tingling can be due ...Read more