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Sharp pain in upper right chest started yesterday accompanied by numbness/tingling in upper right back. Possible cause (s)?
What would cause me to feel numbness on only my right upper torso including both sides of my chest and upper and lower back?
Raynaud's Disease: Is one of the reasons that fingers can become pale and then blueish afterwards. This can be due to autoimmune issues such as lupus, or scleroderma. These diseases can effect many other organ systems such as your entire vasculature causing HTN ; chest pain. Start with a blood test for an ANA cascade. ...Read more
I have been experiencing these temporary chest pains that seem to last 8 - 12 minutes. I experience numbness in my left arm. It is happening about once or twice a month. What is the cause of this?
Seek help NOW: Instead of seeking medical advice on here just set up an appointment with your doctor you may need to be seen by a cardiologist. Something like that needs to be addressed now and test should be run. ...Read more
I'm having mild pain between my shoulder blades, mild chest tightness, and numbness on the right side of my head and face causes?
What is the cause of left sided back pain initially it started out as numbness and tingling and has progressed to soreness and occasional chest pain
Could the numbness I am feeling be caused by a pinched nerve? I am experiencing numbness on the left side of my chest, under left arm, and back. I have had a sharp pain for 3 weeks that goes from my shoulder blade through to my chest. I was sent to the
Arguably: Arguably the worst possible cause of severe pain felt in the shoulder blade and deep into the chest would be an uncommon condition called aortic dissection. Problems with the gallbladder and heart can also cause pain in the region of the shoulder or armpit (axilla). The spinal nerve corresponding to t2 also feels an area that involves the armpits and hoop-shaped strip of skin that runs across your chest above your nipples, through your armpits, and across your back at about the same level (it also involves part of the skin on the arm). After excluding things like dissection, heart problems, and gallbladder problems, a neurosurgeon may be helpful to get to a diagnosis and some relief. ...Read more
I have a stabbing chest pain behind heart and numbness of left arm. What could be the cause of this?
Chest pain to arm: If pain is not reproduced by pressure on breast-ribs then the pain is from inside chest = all organs inside can cause same symptoms. But must instantly rule out heart problems as sudden death can occur. The other vital organs need be urgently inspected to find the diagnosis. No sensory nerve inside the body resulting in pain of imprecise location. Intensive testings still do not reveal cause of pa. ...Read more
Is there a musculoskeletal disorder that causes neck, back, and chest pain along with numbness in all 4 limbs?
Pain: There are several possibilities, you should see a dr. For diagnosis and treatment as needed. ...Read more
Been having chest pains and numbness in left arm. Have been taking Nexium (esomeprazole) 2xs daily and Bromfed dm 3xs daily. What could cause this?
See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Follow with your doctor as soon as you can. Things that can cause pains in chest and ribcage include heartburn, pneumonia, gallbladder problems, liver disease, kidney problems, heart attacks, or blood clots. ...Read more
Heart attack: If all the symptoms are on the left and sometimes even on the right, the heart attack would be the first to check for and rule out, also pulmonary emboli, musculoskeletal causes like costochondritis, but in any case if you have those symptoms you need to go to er asap as it can be life threatening. ...Read more
What besides MS causes spinal cord lesion? Mri shows t3/4 high signal lesion with well-defined borders. Have l-side numbness chest-foot for weeks.
Spinal cord lesions:
The differential diagnosis of ms like lesions in the cord include: spinal cord neoplasms (eg, astrocytomas, ependymomas), sarcoidosis, transverse myelitis,
infarction of the spinal cord,
radiation myelitis and subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord (vitamin B12 deficiency) among other causes. This one finding needs to be correlated with your clinical symptoms and labs. ...Read more
I recently had frequent chest pains that immediately causes pain and sometimes numbness of my legs and arms. Is this a symptom of any heart disease?
Unlikely: Unlikely, but CP should prompt an 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
What would cause numbness and tingling in forearms/hands and lower leg/feet bilaterally and face and lips and some random chest pain?
Sounds vascular: You should take these symptoms seriously and see a doctor. Circulation may be an issue and chest pain is a signal to get attention now. There is no reason to ignore it. If it is severe, go to an urgent care clinic or er. Best wishes - it may be nothing serious, but don't risk your life on that. ...Read more
I've had anxiety attack for the past few days. It caused left chest/arms numbness, felt something in my throat and light-headedness. Are these normal?
Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. See doctor first to identify health issues ...Read more
Pain on right nipple saw a doctor and he wasn't so concerd but pain is persistent help and underarm and armpit with numbness and tingling?
Will I lose feeling in my nipples after a male breast reduction? How often do men who have had a breast reduction lose feeling in their nipples? I really want a male breast reduction, but am weighing the pros and cons of looking better vs. Having numbness
It depends: Discus your concerns with your surgeon. You may be a candidate for a procedure that has a low risk for numbness. ...Read more
I get sharp stabbing/cramps in my left side of my upper back witch makes my left chest numb what can cause this?
My left clavicle and upper chest area and have been numb for approx. 1 1/2 week. What could be the cause? Should I see a doctor or see if it goes away
Depends: You don't give your age or situation. The commonest cause might be a local peripheral nerve injury if you have had a fall or blow. However, if you are old enough to have any kind of arthritis, this could represent a spin injury for example from a compression fracture or a disc. If the latter, then you should be seen before any other effects occur. And for heaven sakes, no snow shoveling! ...Read more
I woke up one morning and My left clavicle and upper chest area and have been numb for approx. 2 weeks. What could be the cause? Should I see a doctor
Can a panic attack cause dizziness, numb all over, heaviness in chest, shivering, taccycardia, and respiration of 40?
Yes, but...: Panic attacks are usually a diagnosis of exclusion meaning that your physical symptoms need to be investigated systematically and carefully for an objective condition, only when it is certain there is no other reason for those does one entertain the diagnosis of panic attacks. Have your doctor take a good look at you soon. ...Read more
I take Nexium (esomeprazole) twice a day for about a month now. Could this cause heart problems? My chest has been hurting and left arm going numb.
No: Nexium (esomeprazole) does not cause heart problems. You should see a doctor however to find out what is going on. It is very uncommon for a 22 year old to have heart problems, but it's not unheard of. Although the cause of your symptoms is not the nexium, (esomeprazole) you need to find out what's up right away, don't delay. ...Read more
When I lay down with my head prompted up on pillow like chin to chest. Could that cause lt side neck pain and numb tingling in lower jaw and cheek?
NormEKG, Stress Test, Echo, Holter. Age28, NoFamily history, nonsmoker. What would be another cause of mild chest pressure and numb chin feeling? Still Heart?
Constant bowel movements 10x+ daily, pain in chest and back severe, right arm and leg going numb and tingly, what can be the cause?
What causes 15 second pain between neck and left shoulder? Also felt as if left arm and upper chest were numb. PCP says heart ok. Severe cardiac anxiety
Obstructive Sleep: Apnea is a condition of cessation of breathing during sleep that lasts for 10 seconds or longer. OSA should first be confirmed with the proper medical sleep studies. Regardless, the cause, could be only muscle pain or anxiety. 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 or cardiologist. ...Read more
Ii have had chest pain and numbness on right side of face the numbness is gone now im on flecinine
Hello.: Hello. I am sorry I didn't see your question earlier. I will list some of the symptoms of a mycocardial infarction (heart attack). Chest pain, tightness, squeezing or fullness is the most common presentation. However the pain can also present in the upper back, the upper middle abdomen, jaw, head, teeth or in the arms (left more than right). One could have nausea, vomiting or it could feel like indigestion or heartburn. Feeling short of breath, sweating and just feeling out of sorts can also occur. About a fourth of people have no significant symptoms during a heart attack. I recommend that you be seen asap. ...Read more
Aftr aortic relacement my husband has numbness on right side of chest and it hurts sometimes. It is normal?
Hard to answer: This is difficult to answer on line. He should see his ct surgeon or cardiologist to be evaluated. ...Read more