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Numbness in right arm with chest pain felt in back and front of right side when coughing, what can this be?

Numbness in right arm  with chest pain felt in back and front of right side when coughing, what can this be?

Rib strain: Probably rib strain from coughing so much -- see your doctor make sure you don't have pneumonia or others more serious -- may need to get a chest xray. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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Hi, I started having chest pain about 11 hours ago. It is still hurting. My right arm became numb also. I am taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR once a day. 18y-female?

Hi, I started having chest pain about 11 hours ago. It is still hurting. My right arm became numb also. I am taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR once a day. 18y-female?

Other diagnosis: The pain is very unlikely to be from adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). How long have you been taking it? Have you had stress? Are you using energy drinks? Do you have anxiety disorder? Unless you have sickle cell disease, heart disease or vasculitis, the likelihood of a cardiac problem is vanishingly low. ...Read more

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Chest pain, lump in throat feeling, and flushed/burning sensation in cheeks? Weeks ago, had chest pain, hot flash feeling, numb right arm. 26/female.

Chest pain, lump in throat feeling, and flushed/burning sensation in cheeks? Weeks ago, had chest pain, hot flash feeling,  numb right arm. 26/female.

See your Dr.: If no worrisome family or personal history, could be thyroid issue, but need exam and testing to be sure is not heart-related, or GI source which would need different treatment. If symptoms worsen, go to er for evaluation asap. ...Read more

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I have really bad lower left side back pain which shoot down my leg with pins&needed and I also have sharp chest pain and numbness in my left arm?

I have really bad lower left side back pain which shoot down my leg with pins&needed and I also have sharp chest pain and numbness in my left arm?

Need to address ASAP: Need to address what might harm you the most quickly. Your chest pain radiating down your left arm describes a heart attack. Take aspirin if not allergic and seek help NOW. Your back and leg symptoms sound more like a herniated disc /sciatic nerve injury. Only after you are evaluated for your heart, a workup for back problems as mentioned should be initiated. Answer is not on internet, call 911. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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