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Can A Heart Attack Cause Tingling In Fingers
Referred pain: Occurs when the nerve roots that form a nerve or the nerve that goes to the internal body part also has branches to another area in the skin. The heart has a nerve supply like any other muscle and some of those nerves share a common nerve root with the shoulder and the inside of the arm and forearm. The picture sums it up. If you are worried about this see a medical provider right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause tingling in left thumb and index finger while on a brisk walk? Constant fear of heart attack. Could this signal heart problems?
Highly unlikely: Your symptoms are atypical for coronary artery spasm or other forms of heart disease &i suspect the reason you are concerned is because it is on your left side which is where everyone focuses attention when it involves the heart. However, if you are worried or if there is a family history of heart disease then, your best bet is to ask your doctor for an opinion and an examination. ...Read more
I have heard that tingling in the fingers can be a symptom of a heart attack in women.Is this true?
I am having discomfort in my left forearm as well as tingling in my ring and pinky fingers. Should i be worrying about a heart attack?
For a week I have had occasional left shoulder pain, left upper arm pain, and tingling fingers at night. Could these signal a heart attack coming?
Nerve: It is more likely that you have nerve entrapment referrable to a neck disk bulging. A neurologist could evaluate you for this. To look for coronary artery blockage, a maximal treadmill stress test is the best test for you. I think your symptoms are more likely from the neck rather than the heart. ...Read more
Is intermittent tingling on two fingers and a pressure feeling on the tip of thumb on my left hand a sign of impending stroke or heart attack?
Tingling: This is more than likely due to something in your neck irritating a sensory part of the nerve usually c6 or c7. If you are concerned about it you should see your family doctor. Signs of a stroke are usually more pronounced ie, facial weakness, arm weakness, speech disturbance, visual changes.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes burning pain in left shoulderblade, around to front under breast? Tingling in fingers and ache in arm. Comes and goes. Doc says heart ok
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