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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

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 can cause parathesia, ataxia and neuropathy? I have tingling, chest pain and numbness from my nose to my toes.

What can cause parathesia, ataxia and neuropathy? I have tingling, chest pain and numbness from my nose to my toes.

This is an emergency: Vitamin B12 deficiency comes yo mind and your chest pain could be a result of severe anemia. That's not important however in the face of such profound symptoms, especially chest pain, you need an emergency evaluation. The internet is not the place for the answer to your question right now, the ER is. Go now. Call EMS since clearly you cannot safely drive. ...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 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 added something to your information because frankly I thought you best and most succinctly described it as a "tingling sensation in the breast." And there it is! Cheers! ...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 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 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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Hello! I am 34 years old and have a tingling sensation to the left side of my breast that can be felt in my upper back. At times, I can feel a dull/achy pain under my breast that comes and goes. I've had this for about a month. 2 weeks ago, I went to the

Hello! I am 34 years old and have a tingling sensation to the left side of my breast that can be felt in my upper back. At times, I can feel a dull/achy pain under my breast that comes and goes. I've had this for about a month. 2 weeks ago, I went to the

Nerve pain: This symptom may be due to an irritable or pinched nerve emanating from the spine and wrapping around the rib cage so that the discomfort is also felt around or under the breast. Avoid all stess on your upper back or your rib cage. If your symptoms persist and there is no breast problem, consult your physician or an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I get a tingling feeling on my breast? It's not sore or tender at all. Should I be worry?

Why do I get a tingling feeling on my breast? It's not sore or tender at all. Should I be worry?

Hormonal changes: Is probably the cause at this age. There are other causes of tingling in the breasts such as trauma, taking certain medication such as antidepressant, fatty tissue imbalance, inflammation of costal cartiladge. Sometimes tingling is an early symptom fo breast cancer. See your gyn to get checked out. ...Read more

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18 y/o female with tingling in armpit/breast area several times daily for about 2 weeks. I don't know what the cause is.

18 y/o female with tingling in armpit/breast area several times daily for about 2 weeks. I don't know what the cause is.

Probably nothing!: Avoid any tight bra for the foreseeable future, also avoid breast stimulation by your partner, or by yourself
as well!
If symptoms continue, or become worse see a breast specialist. ...Read more

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Hello, I'm 18, I've been a bit worried since one of my breasts is sometimes sore, like a tingling or thumping soreness.?

Hello, I'm 18, I've been a bit worried since one of my breasts is sometimes sore, like a tingling or thumping soreness.?

Talk to yr GP: This could be normal.
There is no way a forum like this can sort this out. Talk to your gp. He/she will take a full history, do an exam, order appropriate tests and refer you to a specialist if needed. ...Read more

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I'm having a tingling sensation on my right breast. I have checked in with cancer symptoms no match. But I'm still worried. Any help?

I'm having a tingling sensation on my right breast. I have checked in with cancer symptoms no match. But I'm still worried. Any help?

Topic page: Here is a link the the Healthtap Topic page on breast pain. Here you will find many answers to this very commonly asked problem. Https://www. Healthtap. Com/#topics/Breast-pain ...Read more

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For the last week I have noticed tingling in my fingers and hands. A couple days ago I noticed the tingling right underneath my breasts.?

For the last week I have noticed tingling in my fingers and hands. A couple days ago I noticed the tingling right underneath my breasts.?

Neck pain?: Do you have any neck pain or pain in the arms as well? Are you feeling anxious? Some with anxiety or panic attacks can have these symptoms. A herniated disc may cause this as well, but not as likely to cause in both hands and under breasts. ...Read more

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How many days do you have in plantation and can it be off n on breast is tender sore n tingling but not enough to wear a pad jus when I wipe?

How many days do you have in plantation and can it be off n on breast is tender sore n tingling but not enough to wear a pad jus when I wipe?

Check a test: If you think you are pregnant, you can check a pregnancy test to see. Ovulation occurs on cycle day 14 (cycle day 1 is the first day of your period). Fertilization can occur any time 2-3 days before or after ovulation. Implantation occurs 5-7 days after ovulation. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

Weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...Read more