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Doctor insights on: Causes Of A Tingling Sensation In The Breast

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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 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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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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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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I have intermittent pain sometimes dull sometimes severe from top of breast below shoulder & down inside of left arm. The pain can arise from side of breast to underarm & down inner left arm, sometimes causing a tingling sensation. I have also intermitten

I have intermittent pain sometimes dull sometimes severe from top of breast below shoulder & down inside of left arm. The pain can arise from side of breast to underarm & down inner left arm, sometimes causing a tingling sensation. I have also intermitten

Impingement: This symptom appears to be caused by an impingement of a nerve and to determine the location of the impingement and what are the options for treatment, I recommend a consultation with a neurologist who can also order any appropriate tests which may be needed in order to make a diagnosis. Read more

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Hav weird tingling sensation above my left breast, next to the collar bone which travels 2 the tip of my nipple and makes it itchy. Wen I pres its bettr?

Hav weird tingling sensation above my left breast, next to the collar bone which travels 2 the tip of my nipple and makes it itchy. Wen I pres its bettr?

Tingling breast: Look up Dermatome chart. This shows you the areas of you body and which spinal nerve innervates the skin. Sounds like a compression at the cervical-thoracal level on your left side. May want to see a neurologist for diagnosis. Good luck 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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Off and on tingling pain in my left breast and sore like nipple what can cause this?

Variety: Sensations like this are sometimes related to menstrual changes. If there is any unusual skin redness or nipple discharge this would be worrisome for an infection of the milk duct. If the discomfort persists, you should see your doctor for an exam and possibly an ultrasound. Keep notes about when the pain started, and what factors make it better or worse. Read more

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What would cause burning tingling pain in left breast? Pain covers entire breast. Doc says heart is ok.

What would cause burning tingling pain in left breast? Pain covers entire breast. Doc says heart is ok.

Mastitis?: You might have mastitis - an infection in the breast. Do you have fever? Discharge? Tenderness to touch? Has there been any recent trauma? Overly tight clothing? If you're not improving, you should be examined. Read more

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What would cause 1 stabbing pain directly in between breasts in center of chest? Left shoulderblade pain and tingling in fingers left hand earlier.

Chest pains!!!: Regardless, could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. Take care. Read more

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Can anxiety cause tingling in tops of breasts, fingers. Back and shoulder pain. Shortness of breath. All while NOT in the midst of a panic attack?

Can anxiety cause tingling in tops of breasts, fingers. Back and shoulder pain. Shortness of breath. All while NOT in the midst of a panic attack?

Anxiety: Is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, appetite changes, palpitations, and pain. Rec.: see your PCP for evaluation. Read more

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I have kidney infection and have been trying to treat it but the pain is still there. I have been feeling tinglying sensation in my breast and headach?

I have kidney infection and have been trying to treat it but the pain is still there. I have been feeling tinglying sensation in my breast and headach?

See answer: I'm not certain what your question is. If you have a kidney infection you need to get treatment. If your treatment isn't working speak with your doctor. Read more

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

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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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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Is it normal to have tingling breasts after ovulation?

Is it normal to have tingling breasts after ovulation?

Don't worry: There are so many reasons for breast tenderness it's usually impossible to explain. There's also usually nothing to worry about. If it becomes a pattern you should ask your doctor to check it out. Read more