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Sharp pain in upper right chest started yesterday accompanied by numbness/tingling in upper right back. Possible cause (s)?

Sharp pain in upper right chest started yesterday accompanied by numbness/tingling in upper right back. Possible cause (s)?

Chest symptoms: I would suggest following up with urgent care or regular PCP soon as you need your heart and lungs to be checked
numbness and tingling in the upper extremity could be from heart disease, nerve pinching etc. ...Read more

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A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more


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What would cause me to feel numbness on only my right upper torso including both sides of my chest and upper and lower back?

What would cause me to feel numbness on only my right upper torso including both sides of my chest and upper and lower back?

See your neurologist: These symptoms sometimes might be seen with the conditions involving central nervous system.
You might benefit from seeing a neurologist. ...Read more

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What could cause numbness and bluing in my fingers and I also have chest pain.

What could cause numbness and bluing in my fingers and I also have chest pain.

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

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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?

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

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What might cause chest pain and left arm numbness?

What might cause chest pain and left arm numbness?

Rule out heart first: Number one cause in seriousness is heart disease / attack. If you haven't checked this out, do so right away. Other causes include pinched nerve in neck, shoulder injury, overuse syndrome of left arm, thoracic outlet syndrome, blockage of axillary artery. ...Read more

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What would cause numbness of arms and lips. Also discomfort in chest?

What would cause numbness of arms and lips. Also discomfort in chest?

Anxiety. ..: Anxiety or hyperventilation...Talk to your physician for further evaluation & potential treatment. ...Read more

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I'm having mild pain between my shoulder blades, mild chest tightness, and numbness on the right side of my head and face causes?

I'm having mild pain between my shoulder blades, mild chest tightness, and numbness on the right side of my head and face causes?

See Dr/get eval: These symptoms would warrant an exam. If the pain is severe and chest pain is there as stated, you want to assure it is not your heart involved too. See dr for eval as soon as possible. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could cause chest pain and left hand numbness?

Nerve dermatome: Your pain may be following a nerve root dermatome. Heart attacks do this because they stimulate that nerve root, but so does neck arthritis with cervical spondylitis or injury. ...Read more

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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

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

Concern: If the symptoms you describe are new and it is not a child, you should rule our heart attack. May be emergency, consider going to er. With very limited description impossible to give advice. ...Read more

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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

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

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I have a stabbing chest pain behind heart and numbness of left arm. What could be the cause of this?

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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

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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?

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

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Can chest muscle strain causes arm numbness?

Can chest muscle strain causes arm numbness?

No: You need to uncover the cause of the arm numbness. Some thoughts with chest symptoms, could be pectoralis minor syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, but other nerve issues could be considered. A neurologist may be needed. The muscle strain is most likely secondary to the arm issue. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of arm, chest pain numbness in hand as well as shortness of breath?

What are possible causes of arm, chest pain numbness in hand as well as shortness of breath?

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

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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.

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,
vasculitis and
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

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What can cause parathesia, ataxia and neuropathy? I have tingling, chest pain and numbness from my nose to my toes.

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

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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

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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?

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

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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?

Poss. Referred pain: See a neurologist. Sometimes the problem is far away from the area where the symptoms are. It could be a pain from nerve irritation in the thoracic spine. ...Read more

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What could cause my head to feel like it has butterflies and kinda numb and my chest to hurt?

What could cause my head to feel like it has butterflies and kinda numb and my chest to hurt?

Butterflied/chest: Sound like anxiety however should make sure heart is ok. Need bo chk, ecg, blood test - if abnormal then echo. Fhx for cardiac dz is very important. ...Read more

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Canfoot nunbness and leg weakness be caused by shingles in chest?

Canfoot nunbness and leg weakness be caused by shingles in chest?

Vzv: Sshingles can cause separate neurologic manifestations (neuropathy, myelitis, etc) from the rash and pain. Would be very unlikely to occcur at same time. ...Read more

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I get sharp stabbing/cramps in my left side of my upper back witch makes my left chest numb what can cause this?

I get sharp stabbing/cramps in my left side of my upper back witch makes my left chest numb what can cause this?

Pinched nerve: It could be a pinched nerve from the thoracic spine. Also, check for any kind of rash as shingles could cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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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

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

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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

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

Nerve contusion: You probably bruised a superficial nerve when sleeping the condition should settle down and disappear on its own ...Read more

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Can a panic attack cause dizziness, numb all over, heaviness in chest, shivering, taccycardia, and respiration of 40?

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

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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.

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

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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?

Neck pain: Yes that position could cause impingement of a nerve to produce your symptoms. You need a complete history and physical examination done and probably imagining of your neck. ...Read more

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NormEKG, Stress Test, Echo, Holter. Age28, NoFamily history, nonsmoker. What would be another cause of mild chest pressure and numb chin feeling? Still Heart?

NormEKG, Stress Test, Echo, Holter. Age28, NoFamily history, nonsmoker. What would be another cause of mild chest pressure and numb chin feeling? Still Heart?

Esophageal: At your age with a normal stress test (if it is nuclear MPI) is very unlikely to be from the heart. I suggest looking for esophageal or gastric conditions (GERD, esophageal dis motility) ...Read more

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Numbness chest pain socking in sleep. Reason?

Numbness chest pain socking in sleep. Reason?

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

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Numbness in jaw sweeting pain around my chest?

Numbness in jaw sweeting pain around my chest?

Pain numbness: I would see your dr or go to the er immediately as this is one of the warning signs of heart attack. ...Read more

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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

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more