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12 days ago, i started having left-sided back, side and chest (bottom of breast to bottom of rib cage) paresthesia. Pa-c ruled out shingles. What could it be?

12 days ago, i started having left-sided back, side and chest (bottom of breast to bottom of rib cage) paresthesia. Pa-c ruled out shingles. What could it be?

Go up the ranks: See a doctor to find out if you have a problem at the level of the upper thoracic or cervical spine. Imaging (e.g. Mri) may be indicated. Do not be satisfied with a pa's assessment. Seek advice from a higher echelon, as it were. Symptoms are treatable. Cause may not be benign. There's no substitute for seeing an md/do face to face and getting a thorough exam and thoughtful evaluation. ...Read more

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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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What is the burning and hurting in my breast and tingling?

What is the burning and hurting in my breast and tingling?

Not sure: These symptoms are very vague, and you would need to see your doctor or clinician to really figure out what is going on. I've been seeing several people with shingles lately, and they get burning and tingling, even sometimes when a rash isn't present or just barely visible. ...Read more

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What exactly can be causing my paresthesia (tingling fingers and feet)?

What exactly can be causing my paresthesia (tingling fingers and feet)?

Diabetes or alcohol: The most common cause of tingling fingers and feet are diabetes mellitus and excessive alcohol use. ...Read more

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What does a tingling sensation feel like in your breast?

What does a tingling sensation feel like in your breast?

Ummm...Well....: You just described it....it feels like TINGLING SENSATION...like pins and needles, fizzing, prickling, sticking, pinching....need more descriptors? And it's all in the breast or chest. I hope I had something to your information because I thought you better and more succinctly describe it as a "tingling sensation in the breast." ...Read more

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Right breast tingling for over 6 months should I be concerned?

See you doc: Cancers are not typically painful or symptomatic. There are breast conditions that affect to skin of the nipple, like paget's disease which can be symptomatic. ...Read more

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If your breast tingling and itchy what does that mean ?

If your breast tingling and itchy what does that mean ?

Likely allergy: Localized itching most of the time occurs from allergic reaction of skin to some allergen. Very localized tingling may be associated with itching. Some people may have stress related itch which tends to be wide spread. ...Read more

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Tingling in my breast, does it mean milk is finally forming?

Tingling in my breast, does it mean milk is finally forming?

Yes could be: As long as you are pregnant or have recently conceived. However this is usually followed by breast engorgement and pain followed by lactation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your left breast starts tingling on and off everyday?

What does it mean if your left breast starts tingling on and off everyday?

Pinched nerve.: You are pinching a nerve, somewhere between your spine and your breast. It could be many things, a pinched nerve in your back, or the nerve itself or nerves may be irritated a virus such as shingles. You need a good neurlogical examination. I would see a neurologist. ...Read more

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I am 56 yrs old and i can feel a little tingling pain in my left breast. What could this be?

I am 56 yrs old and i can feel a little tingling pain in my left breast. What could this be?

Maybe Chest Wall?: Sorting out different causes of breast pain starts with determining if the pain is coming from the breast tissue or the chest wall. Favoring the former includes variation w/menstrual cycle; favoring the latter is relation to activity and post-menopausal state. I recommend that you see your gyne or primary care dr. To help sort thru this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

Paresthesia is a symptom in which a person has sensations of tingling or "pins and needles" on some or all of his skin. If a person sleeps on top of his arm, he may have paresthesia in the arm for a short ...Read more