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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

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 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