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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

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 can cause u to have a tingling in ur lower left side front rib cage when laying down and should I worry?

What can cause u to have a tingling in ur lower left side front rib cage when laying down and should I worry?

Tingling lower left: May be nerve compression, reflux, constipation, rarely gallbladder (usually right sided) /kidney/vascular/ovarian. Consider antacid/prevecid. Any unusual symptoms that persists > 2 weeks or recurs should be evaluated. Discuss with doctor/urgent care. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of the intense tingling/electricity attacks in my half body (especially ribs) when I run/walk/jump/drink alcohol/hyperventilate?

What can be the cause of the intense tingling/electricity attacks in my half body (especially ribs) when I run/walk/jump/drink alcohol/hyperventilate?

Many causes: Rib fracture, intercostal muscle strain/tear, diagphragmatic hernia, reflux, lung scar tissue, etc. There are many causes that necissitate a proper history and physical and additional testing as appropriate. Seek medical attention. ...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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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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Left ribs hurt when I apply pressure, tingling in left ribs. Causes?

Left ribs hurt when I apply pressure, tingling in left ribs. Causes?

Chest wall pain: Rib or thoracic pain is most likely posttraumatic in nature. Has there been an injury? Associated tingling in the chest would suggest neuritis of the intercostal nerves. This would be an inflammation of those nerves coursing along the ribs. Tingling can be a heralding precursor to more unusual conditions like shingles or transverse myelitis. A medical evaluation would be advise for persistent sxs. ...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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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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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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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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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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What causes pins and needles tingling in neck, chest, tommy, and back areas over heat and emotional reactions since over 3 months?

What causes pins and needles tingling in neck, chest, tommy, and back areas over heat and emotional reactions since over 3 months?

Can be paresthesias: This could be will we call paresthesia which are uncomfortable skin sensations skin sensations cause these symptoms ...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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Getting tingling in different parts of body like arms, chest, neck, face at different times of day for no reason what could cause this? Should I worry?

Getting tingling in different parts of body like arms, chest, neck, face at different times of day for no reason what could cause this? Should I worry?

No worries now: I would recommend getting with your family doctor and explaining your symptoms a bit more indepth and then, possibly submitting for a few lab tests to look for systemic issues such as nutritional deficiencies or endocrinological abnormalities. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp chest pain & left hand tingling?

What can cause sharp chest pain & left hand tingling?

A: Heart condition is the most concerning cause, such as an mi. Go to the er or doctor asap with this symptom. ...Read more

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Can nerve healing or irratation causes tingling bubbling feel in shoulder blade/spine & pinch feeling. Upper chest. Will it show on EMG?

Can nerve healing or irratation causes tingling bubbling feel in shoulder blade/spine & pinch feeling. Upper chest. Will it show on EMG?

Yes: Nerve healing can cause tingling and other sensory experiences its a good sign may not show on emg, I use emg to evaluate atrophy only otherwise test is subjective and non sensitive or specific ...Read more