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Breast Tingling Paresthesias
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Avoid any tight bra for the foreseeable future, also avoid breast stimulation by your partner, or by yourself
If symptoms continue, or become worse see a breast specialist. ...Read more
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