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Yes I was stung by a bee on my left big toe yesterday now I'm having chest pains that are sharp. I never had an allergic reaction to a bee sting?

Yes I was stung by a bee on my left big toe yesterday now I'm having chest pains that are sharp. I never had an allergic reaction to a bee sting?

Allergic reaction: Symptoms of allergic reaction to a bee sting include swelling at site of sting, hives, swelling of lips, tongue and face, wheeze or difficulty breathing. Chest pain is not a usual symptom of allergic reaction. Seek out medical attention if chest pain is persisting more than an hour. ...Read more

Stings (Definition)

Stings can come from different sources. Insect stings such as a honey bee is one of the most familiar. Sting by fish in water is another common experience many of ...Read more


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What would cause me to have continued like a bee sting puncture, in almost center of my chest & over little to right?

What would cause me to have continued like a bee sting puncture, in almost center of my chest & over little to right?

How long?: How long has this been there? Can you account for it by trauma or abrasion (rubbing)? Is it an actual spot on your chest, or the feeling of pain like a bee sting? ...Read more

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My daughter got stung by a honey bee on her chest yesterday and its still red and really swollen. This her secound bee sting what does it mean?

Bee sting : A bee sting area often appears red and swollen. Applying ice and Hydrocortisone cream may help improve the area. If the area worsens or fever develops , or difficulty breathing develops , it requires immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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Does extreme stress and anxiety cause chest pain/stinging?

Does extreme stress and anxiety cause chest pain/stinging?

Yes, it can: Acute anxiety can cause many things including Panic Attacks. These can have a lot of distressing affects on the physical body. These are so serious and distressing that some people go to the ER thinking they are having a heart attack. It is important to learn techniques to prevent the attacks from progressing to that level ...Read more

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What causes chest pain, sharp, stinging nerve-like pain in upper left chest extending to abdomen? Brief but strong, occurring over last 3 days?

What causes chest pain, sharp, stinging nerve-like pain in upper left chest extending to abdomen? Brief but strong, occurring over last 3 days?

Causes and mechanism: Many potential causes of such symptoms but the same mechanism -- when the chest pain is sharp and fleeting, stinging or electrifying, can be at varying intensities -- it is caused by irritation of the nervous network in the chest wall. The nervous system is rather like the body's own electrical system -- so the sensation is indeed electrifying. The most common cause is a simple chest wall strain. ...Read more

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I have a stinging chest pain, what causes the pain?

I have a stinging chest pain, what causes the pain?

See a doctor now: Chest pain needs to be taken seriously. Even atypical sided chest pain can mean a blocked blood vessel in your heart and can have serious consequences. Other possible causes are Reflux, inflammation of the food pipe (oesophagitis), chest infection, a clot in your lung and so on. You need to see your doctor immediately ...Read more

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Bee sting sensation in breast, comes and now again but is tender when I touch it?

Dr. Yun Tran Dr. Tran
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Bee sting sensation in breast, comes and now again but is tender when I touch it?

Avoid caffeine: If there are no lumps, cut out caffeine and see if it goes away. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (better by: rest) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (side: left) (severity: moderate) . The foll...

I am experiencing  chest pain or discomfort (better by: rest) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (side: left) (severity: moderate) . The foll...

Need information: Stinging burning pain sounds like inflamed nerve, and if only on one side, could be a pinched nerve or early shingles (herpes zoster), but it is important to know if it is aggravated by breathing or twisting or movement, if it causes shortness of breath, dizziness or lightheadedness, or it there are other associated symtpoms. Either see a doctor for evaluation or consult with Healthtap doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, sensation of tearing pain, stinging or burning sensation) (better by...

I am experiencing  chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, sensation of tearing pain, stinging or burning sensation) (better by...

Chest pain: Much more information about your symptoms is required in order to make a diagnosis. A physician will take a thorough history, perform a physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. Chest discomfort can emanate from the rib cage, lungs, heart, aorta, breast or esophagus. A pinched nerve or muscle in the rib cage may be the culprit in your case. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (side: both) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: moderate) .

I am experiencing  chest pain or discomfort (side: both) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: moderate) .

Chest pain: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. If you are having symptoms currently go to the Emergency Department NOW! ...Read more

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Recent concussion. Still have headache. Just felt a stinging chest pain on left side. Have felt it before though. Concussion related? Coincidence?

Recent concussion. Still have headache. Just felt a stinging chest pain on left side. Have felt it before though. Concussion related? Coincidence?

Less likely related: They are less likely to be related. You may have a post-concussive/traumatic headache. If the headache is accompanied by other symptoms (difficulty concentrating, irritability) then you might have post-concussion syndrome. If the headache doesn't clear or gets worse, see your physician. http://www.brainline.org/content/2008/12/headaches-after-head-injuries-8212-post-traumatic-headaches.html ...Read more

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I've got the nexplanon in january.I haven't had a period this month. I've been having chest pain.A stinging sometimes dull heaviness on my chest?

I've got the nexplanon in january.I haven't had a period this month. I've been having chest pain.A stinging sometimes dull heaviness on my chest?

Get seen by doctor!: Anytime you have the combination of chest pressure, or heaviness, with/without shortness of breath, you need to see a doctor. With the Nexplanon you are at increased risk for blood clots, this goes up much more if you smoke. See your doctor and get checked out. If you get worse, go to the emergency department. ...Read more

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I have chest pain that feels like sting?

I have chest pain that feels like sting?

With effort?: In children and young adults a fairly good rule of thumb is that if the pain is random, brief (seconds to minutes) not related to effort and made worse by deep breathing or stretching it is probably not the heart but rather "chest wall" pain. In any case, you should see your doctor to make sure you are not overlooking something important. ...Read more

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Upper left Chest pain, stinging every now and then, it is very random, sometimes during the day, and sometimes when i lay in bed, its from 1-3 stings?

Unlikely heart: Given your age and the description of the symptoms it is very unlikely related to your heart. Much more likely either musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, and less likely pulmonary in nature if it is worse when you take a deep breath. ...Read more

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Chest pain on my right side it's sharp n feels like a sting last 4 a couple seconds. Other then that no other pain or recent injury just a sharp sting?

Chest pain on my right side it's sharp n feels like a sting last 4 a couple seconds. Other then that no other pain or recent injury just a sharp sting?

Difficult to answer: Your symptom is difficult to analyse. Sharp stinging pain lasting couple of seconds, does not sound ominous. However if it bothers you, get it checked. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more