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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Tingling In My Chest

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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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I have numbing and tingling in my chest and arm. What can cause this?

I have numbing and tingling in my chest and arm. What can cause this?

Damaged Nerve: Most likely a damaged nerve or nerve root. Need more information to give you a more accurate answer. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the right side of your chest?

Pinched chest nerve : If the tingling is very localized along one or more ribs then it would suggest thoracic nerve or nerve root irritation at spine. Shingles can cause pain and tingling but fluid filled rashes within few days of onset will clarify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a tingling/pinching under my lower left rib (chest)?

What could be the cause of a tingling/pinching under my lower left rib (chest)?

Lower rib pain: I am not entirely sure of the cause of your rib pain. I can speculate that you may have a lower rib pain syndrome, which is characterized by pain in the lower chest or upper abdomen, a tender spot on the rib margin, and reproduction of the pain by pressing on the spot. You may also have some sort of impingement on the intercostal nerves, which run along the lower borders of the ribs. ...Read more

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Why does pericardial effusion caused tingling/burning feeling on chest?

Why does pericardial effusion caused tingling/burning  feeling  on chest?

Heart no pain fibers: All the pain fibers in the Pericardium. Pain is the autonomic nervous system telling you something is not right. The pericardium is inflamed and nerves send signals to brain. Pericardial effus not necessarily blood. ...Read more

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I feel cold in chest/back/head and tingling feeling in neck/shoulder. Sometime feel hot all the sudden. No thyroid issue. What could be the cause?

I feel cold in chest/back/head and  tingling feeling in neck/shoulder. Sometime feel hot all the sudden. No thyroid issue. What could be the cause?

Need for examination: Your symptoms warrant a more detailed history, physical examination and may be lab or imaging studies. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without an investigation. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause weird upper chest/left arm tingling pain?

Bothersome: A thoracic outlet variant, pectoralis minor syndrome might do this, but i would first rule out a problem affecting the heart. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause chest pain and tingling? This only occurs at night right as I'm trying to fall asleep. 7 out of past 8 nights.

Can anxiety cause chest pain and tingling? This only occurs at night right as I'm trying to fall asleep. 7 out of past 8 nights.

Although it' could: It seems a bit unlikely. Anxiety can exacerbate or cause many physical symptoms. Before i would assume it was all what used to be called psychosomatic, i would encourage you to be evaluated by a physician to rule out any physical illness. If you are feeling anxious it would be wise to learn relaxation techniques and speak with a psychologist as well about life issues making you anxious. ...Read more

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