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What causes sharp pains in the left side of your chest and back in women?

What causes sharp pains in the left side of your chest and back in women?

Many possibities: Chest pain in any person can have many causes ranging from simple muscular pain to heart disease or a pulmonary embolus . Your physician should take a careful history as to what provokes the pain and its qualities. ...Read more

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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 causes tingling in the back of my head?

What causes tingling in the back of my head?

Irritation of nerve: Occipital nerve is major nerve supplying the skin of back of head. It may be pinched or nerve roots in the upper neck may be pinched. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left side of my chest and back?

What causes pain in left side of my chest and back?

Many causes!: Most worrisome would be heart issues, followed by pleurisy and other lung problems. It also could be a rib issue, or a muscle issue. See your doc asap! ...Read more

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Weird sharp chest pains, both sides and sometimes in the middle of my chest. Pain in bottom of arm sometimes and also in neck. Burning sensation ?

Weird sharp chest pains, both sides and sometimes in the middle of my chest.
Pain in bottom of arm sometimes and also in neck. Burning sensation ?

Atypical chest pain: Given age group and no documented risk factors, your symptoms are unlikely cardiac in origin. However an evaluation with blood tests (thyroid unction) an echocardiogram (sonogram of the heart) to rule out structural disease and a treadmill stress test for coronary and abnormal heart rhythm abnormalities would help to rule out cardiac etiologies. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of the slight tingling sensation in my hands?

What are possible causes of the slight tingling sensation in my hands?

Numbness : In the hand could be a symptom related to peripheral nerve compression, like carpal tunnel syndrome or cubital tunnel syndrome. Hand surgeons are the most indicated specialist to take care of this. Go to handsurgery.Org to find a specialist in your area. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the right side of your chest?

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 can cause sudden swelling of the upper left part of my chest (outside rib cage)?

What can cause sudden swelling of the upper left part of my chest (outside rib cage)?

Possibly an Insect--: bite, seems the most plausible explanation; other would include a trauma to the affected site. Both these would cause other symptoms as well. Suggest you see your PCP for a detailed History and an Examination and possible need for investigations; All these elements would be required to provide you with the answers you seek. Good Luck. ...Read more

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My right side of my neck hurts and part of my back. Could this cause numbness in my hands and feet?

My right side of my neck hurts and part of my back. Could this cause numbness in my hands and feet?

Yes: This could mean that the cervical neck bones are pinching off the spinal cord. There ae other reasons too such as carpal tunnel syndrome, radiculopathy, neuropathy. See a neurologist soon for some tests. ...Read more

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Hot sensations and tingling in parts of my body, mostly on my left side. What can be the possiable causes?

Hot sensations and tingling in parts of my body, mostly on my left side.  What can be the possiable causes?

Hot and tingling : List of considerations is extensive. Your doctor uses your information to help localize where the problem is and what the cause might be. When checking with your doctor describe if it involves the face, if there is pain anywhere in the spine, what makes the sensations worse, duration of symptoms, other associated symptoms like leg weakness, bladder problems or impotency. ...Read more

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What causes pain on the inside of my upper left arm and numbness/tingling in my left hand?

What causes pain on the inside of my upper left arm and numbness/tingling in my left hand?

CTS?: I suspect there is no connection between the pain in your arm and the numbness and tingling(paresthesia) in your hand. The most common cause for paresthesia in the hand is carpel tunnel syndrome. See http://bit.ly/1xl3qje For more specific advice please consider an online consultation with a Health Tap physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my lower throat and middle of the chest. Possible causes and treatments?

Sharp pain in my lower throat and middle of the chest. Possible causes and treatments?

Chest&Throat Pain: It could be foreign bodies like fish bones, erosions, several types of espohagitis and/or reflux. There are numerous possibilities. See your doctor or ask for a referral to n ENT or GI specialist. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my right side near my ribs and middle of back?

Many things: Near the lower ribs, are kdiney, liver, gall bladder, duodenum, part of pancreas, large bowel as well as lower lung. For instance but not all inclusive, infection or trauma to kidney, liver; colitis distending large bowel; pancreatitis and gastritis; gall bladder disease, infection in lower lung, traumatic or inflammatory changes in bones. You should consult your physician for workup. ...Read more

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What could cause shooting pains in one side of my face?

What could cause shooting pains in one side of my face?

Facial pain syndrome: IMO, the cause this pain within the muscles, tendons, connective tissues. So the treatment is to focus the therapy on the muscles, heat, stretching, massage the shoulders neck jaw face and scalp. Formal name trigeminal neuralgia. Tx = wellness, stretching, yoga and massage. Acupuncture is my fav! ...Read more

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What are the causes of really sharp pain in left side of chest?

What are the causes of really sharp pain in left side of chest?

See your doctor: Chest pain, especially left sided can be the result of cardiac disease. Please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can gas cause pain in the upper part of my back and in my rib cage ?

Can gas cause pain in the upper part of my back and in my rib cage ?

Upper back pain/gas: Can be gas/constipation or reflux. Other possibilities , musculoskeletal, myoplasma infection, or depending on whether right or left are gallbladder rarely may be pancreatitic (cyst , pancreatitis) but pain is usually very severe, or spleen if recent severe trauma.At age 35 would check risk factors ( HTN, DM, lipids) for cardiac issues ...Read more

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What the cause of tightness in my chest and lower back pain?

What the cause of tightness in my chest and lower back pain?

You look young: And that usually means a strain of muscles and ribs in the chest and spine muscle in the back. The chest could be asthma or unlikely a heart issue. Lung functions and a possible "regular" stress test can also help, but seeing your dr will help sort this out. Physical therapy and yoga will likely help both. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left side of abdomen and diaphram?

Number of things: This could be something as minor as gas to as serious as an ulcer or spleen injury. In that general area, you have your stomach, spleen, parts of large and small intestine, diaphragm, and a portion of your pancreas. Cardiac issues can even cause pain in this area. With all of these structures, a physical exam is recommended to be sure to not miss serious issues. ...Read more

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Unexplained numbness and sharp stabbing pain in the left side of my body. Suggestions?

Unexplained numbness and sharp stabbing pain in the left side of my body. Suggestions?

Upper or lower: Body? May consider a visit to the emergency room. How is your neck? ...Read more

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Whats causing the pain in the front part of my right leg? What's causing the tingling numb feeling in my right hip?Can these two symptoms be related?

Seek MD help: Any feeling of numbness can be related to your nervous system and/or cardiovascular system. You would be well to seek an internist, md to give you an evaluation and refer you to the proper specialist. ...Read more

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Could pancreatic cancer cause a tingling type sensation on the left side... sort of under the ribcage? What else could this be?

Could pancreatic cancer cause a tingling type sensation on the left side... sort of under the ribcage? What else could this be?

Pancreatic cancer: It would be unusual for pancreatic cancer to cause a tingling sensation especially under the rib cage. Pancreatic cancer pain is usually a steady, boring type pain in the mid-upper abdomen sometimes alleviated by bending forward. Tingling sensations are usually superficial perhaps involving only the skin or a nerve irritation. ...Read more

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Why do I feel a tingling sensation on the top of my right ribcage?

Why do I feel a tingling sensation on the top of my right ribcage?

Tingling~: DeionW ~ I have to say I have no idea unless you can be much more specific in terms of exactly anatomically where. RIGHT RIB cage is a vast area ! thanks ...Read more

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Pain in top left ribcage and tingling in top center of back. Any clue has to what this could be?

Pain in top left ribcage and tingling  in top center of back. Any clue has to what this could be?

Ribs? Nerves? Spine?: A person with aches around the upper rib cage, shoulder, and neck, can see her primary care doctor to be evaluated. Pains can come from neck and shoulder muscles, the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, the nerves coming out of the spinal cord, etc... If one feels her pain is coming from the heart, has a tight chest pain, or has past heart disease, she can be seen in the E.R. ...Read more

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Why do i have a numb tingling in under my rightside ribcage when i cough?

Why do i have a numb tingling in under my rightside ribcage when i cough?

Numb : This is most probably caused by a local nerve impingement when you cough with chest muscle contraction. It is nonspecific and unlikely to be worrisome. ...Read more

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Whenever i cough excessively, theres a tingling sensation under the right ribcage around the lower abdomen area. its been like this for over months.

Whenever i cough excessively, theres a tingling sensation under the right ribcage around the lower abdomen area. its been like this for over months.

Tingling sensation: in the ribcage when coughing may be due to irritation to the nerves in this area. I advise a chest xray to make sure there is no problem in the lungs or ribs. Stay well. ...Read more

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Hurting under left shoulder blade tingling in center of back pain in top left ribcage that goes under my left arm.

Rib dysfunction: This kind of pain, along with the tingling (neuro type symptom) is commonly seen in my practice.Ribs should rise & fall w/ inhaling/exhaling, but when one or more locks & stops moving properly, pain-sharp or severe aching-results, usually in upper back.Vertebrae may also be involved.Osteopathic hands-on exam recommended.Gentle manipulation may free the rib, & stop the symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tingling in both hands?

What are the causes of tingling in both hands?

Bilat hand tingling: There are several causes. For example, hyperventialation or chemical/electrolyte abnormalities may be to blame. However, one must also search for central nervous system or spinal cord etiologies. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tingling in the lips and the lower part of the face?

What are the causes of tingling in the lips and the lower part of the face?

See MD asap!: That's a very good question. The list is long. It warrants you seeing your primary care physician or a neurologist immediately. You shouldn't want merely a list of possibilities with guesses and answers over the internet. You should want an exact and accurate answer asap! that will require you seeing someone for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tingling in left eye?

What are the causes of tingling in left eye?

Dry Eyes/MGD Likely: Dry eyes ; mgd meibomian gland dysfunction most common cause for irritation, pain, tingling in eyes (if no twiching). There are many therapy options: best to start naturally (warm compresses, diluted baby shampoo scrubs) ; artificial tears ; move up a "ladder approach" to antibiotic cream, otc artificial tears. More info at: eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com/2013/04/best-step-ladder-approach-to-dry-eye.Htm. ...Read more

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What are other causes of tingling in left foot from by body temprature rise besidesMS? i have L.stenosis&herniation of t8 pressing on cord.mris negMS

What are other causes of tingling in left foot from by body temprature rise besidesMS? i have L.stenosis&herniation of t8 pressing on cord.mris negMS

Multiple: Multiple potential causes, the lumbar stenosis and the T8 stenosis being just 2 examples. A neurologist might be helpful to give his or her opinion and a nerve conduction study could potentially give more information as well. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tingling in left foot and hand, and sometimes the face?

What are the causes of tingling in left foot and hand, and sometimes the face?

Tingling: This is serious condition, i would recommend you see your pcp as soon as you can. There are many conditions that can cause this presentation, from stroke, to migrane headache, metabolic conditions and even multiple sclerosis. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes pain between my ribcage?

Depends: Whether the pain is coming truly from the rib cage or organs inside the chest or abdomen. If it's from the ribs, read about the possible mechanism here http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in your head?

Irritated nerve: If tingling is in back part of head an irritated or pinched nerve in the neck or scalp itself could cause it. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the scapula?

A pinched nerve ---: The spine must be responsible. See your pcp to investigate for common and medical causes of tingling; if no obvious cause is found, then consult an orthopedist who could help you. You must be feeling tingling in the skin over the scapula. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes tingling down on the face?

What causes tingling down on the face?

Nerve: This sensation comes from a peripheral facial sensory nerve which could simply be irritable or it could be due to a brain lesion. If it persists, consult a neurologist. The former is usually not serious but the latter is. ...Read more

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Does stress cause tingling all ova d body?$

Does stress cause tingling all ova d body?$

Yes, here is a list: •injury to a nerve •pressure on the spinal nerves, such as from a herniated disk pressure on peripheral nerves •shingles or herpes zoster infection •lack of blood supply to an area carpal tunnel syndrome (pressure on a nerve at the wrist) diabetes, migraines ms seizures stroke/tia low thyroid raynaud's abnl calcium, potassium, b12, other vit's, meds, lead, alcohol, radiation and panic attacks. ...Read more

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What causes tingling on my sides when i cough?

Muscle pain, hypoxia: There are many things that could be happening such as a pulled muscle or, depending on how hard and long you cough, a decrease in oxygen in the blood thy can lead to a tingling sensation. If it persists you should ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Cause of tingling sensation left side of face?

Trigeminal nerve: Sensations to the face are perceived via trigeminal nerve. Your complaint suggests left sided t. Nerve irritation. If persistent you may need imaging e.G MRI scan. ...Read more