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Doctor insights on: Chest Pain And Tingling In Right Arm

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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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High bp, chest pain and short of breath. No wheezing, never smoked. Having a sharp stabbing pain under my right shoulder blade and pain, weakness, tingling in right arm. What should I do?

High bp, chest pain and short of breath. No wheezing, never smoked. Having a sharp stabbing pain under my right shoulder blade and pain, weakness, tingling in right arm. What should I do?

Go to MD: I think it is wrong to simply take things for granted without proper evaluation. The history may not seem like it is your heart but to say definitely it is not is wrong as things can coexist. It seems like it is nerve pain but it is best to see your doctor, be evaluated, get an ekg may be and whatever else is needed and be safe. ...Read more

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I have random occurring chest pain on my right side and through my right shoulder blade with tingling into fingers on right arm. Should I worry? 28-F

I have random occurring chest pain on my right side and through my right shoulder blade with tingling into fingers on right arm. Should I worry? 28-F

Cervical: Radiculopaty? Thoracic outlet syndrome? You might possess pinching of nerve in neck, so called cervical radiculopathy, and if arm is raised, you might feel less symptoms. Or, you could have thoracic outlet syndrome, and if arm is elevated, you will have more intense symptoms. See an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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High heart rate, lower chest pain, and tingling arms. What's going on?

Difficult to say.: This could be anything from an anxiety reaction to a serious hear t condition. Call your doctor right away or go to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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Why chest pain radiating to right arm?

Why chest pain radiating to right arm?

Chest pain: Sounds musculoskeletal but go see a doc to be sure. ...Read more

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I have chest pain & tingling in left arm, what do you recommend?

I have chest pain & tingling in left arm, what do you recommend?

Chest pain: There are many potential causes of what you describe. Getting checked by your physician is the best way for you to know if something significant is going on. ...Read more

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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

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Chest pain and pain under right arm pit?

Not sure of question: I'm not sure what exactly you are asking, but if there is any question of cardiac problems, the place to have your questions answered would be your physician's office. ...Read more

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I have a headache with right arm pain and chest pain.

See a doctor: Information is too limited to make a suggested diagnosis. ...Read more

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My left and right arm hurt all day yesterday no S.O.B or chest pain today I woke up and my left arm only hurts. I took OTC pain relief but no relief?

My left and right arm hurt all day yesterday no S.O.B or chest pain today I woke up and my left arm only hurts. I took OTC pain relief but no relief?

Pain is a signal...: There are many possibilities for these symptoms and in the absence of other symptoms or feeling ill, I think it is reasonable to set up an appointment this week with your doctor. What seems to be simply muscle aches could be chronic and not life-threatening problems or rarely more immediate problems that need to be addressed promptly. At your age and with no other symptoms, the former is likely. ...Read more

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I have tingling in my left arm headaches sometimes chest pain I'm stress some other symptoms?

Stress: Yes, stress can cause a lot of symptoms but chest pain in women can be worrisome due to women commonly having atypical cardiac chest pain. Tingling in the arm sounds more neurological like pinched nerve in neck or shoulder. Headaches are common for stress and many other causes. Putting all together is hard, but could be stress, cardiac, other neurological cause - or more than one. (and others). ...Read more

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Having bad chest pain with pain radiating down my right arm, also I take blood thinners for clotting issues?

Having bad chest pain with pain radiating down my right arm, also I take blood thinners for clotting issues?

Get checked: Usually heart pain radiates down the left arm, but every patient is unique. Also, if you have clotting problems, the pain may be from a a clot in the right arm ...Read more

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I have had on and off chest pain for five years now. MUCH worse lately. Have Chronic Epstein Barr and am 29 year old 140 lb. Pain in right arm now?

More info needed: More information is needed in order to make a diagnosis as there are various causes of chest pain. A physician will take a thorough history and perform a careful physical examination to evaluate your symptoms. Appropriate tests will then be ordered to pinpoint the cause to heart, lungs, rib cage, esophagus, etc. ...Read more

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My friend has been having chest pain. He is 21 years old, male healthy weight. The left side of his chest was hurting, his right arm was going numb?

My friend has been having chest pain. He is 21 years old, male healthy weight. The left side of his chest was hurting, his right arm was going numb?

Wrong age/pattern: This is not a heart issue from your description. The wrong arm is involved & 21 yo don't have coronary vessel disease (the thing that causes heart pain). It could me chest wall related but a common origin would be=heart burn, triggered by stomach acid backwashing into the swallow tube. (It sits just under the heart-front to back) ...Read more

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This started two days ago after I lost a beloved one: chest pain when I take a deep breath, the pain effect my right arm. It get intense with rest!

This started two days ago after I lost a beloved one: chest pain when I take a deep breath, the pain effect my right arm. It get intense with rest!

Loss of loved one: I am sorry for your loss. Your physical symptoms MAY be a response to that loss. Please see your doctor to rule out medical conditions. Next consult w/a mental health professional, spiritual leader, or trusted friend. Grief varies from person to person but is a normal reaction to loss; please keep your life as normal as possible. I wish you peace and good health. ...Read more

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Went to the er. Due to chest pain and right arm pain my d diners was elevated at 660 but everything else was fine they said they had to do a c.t scan?

Went to the er. Due to chest pain and right arm pain my d diners was elevated at 660 but everything else was fine they said they had to do a c.t scan?

CT scan for embolism: The ER doctors likely recommended a CT scan of your chest because of the pain and the elevated D dimer level. They are probably concerned about a pulmonary embolism. I would follow their advice and have the scan done. ...Read more

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I'm currently feeling dizzy, chest pain, and right arm pain! What can I do for this?

Go to the hospital: Never ignore Chest Pain! There are many causes of chest pain and some can be life threatening. Do not be fooled by the right arm pain - not everyone has classic symptoms of heart related chest pain. Your symptoms may be due to several things. It is best to be evaluated to make sure they are not due to something life-threatening first. ...Read more

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I am having really bad chest pain right above my breast on my right side every time I turn or move my right arm?

Many possibilities: Depending on age, medical condition, activities, it could be many things. Muscle strain, even with "minor" trauma could do this. A cracked rib is possible. Rarely it could be referred pain from the neck or mid back. If it worsens or continues, see your primary provider for an assessment. ...Read more

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My teenage daughter get's shooting pain's up and down her right arm, puke's, and get's chest pain's what does that mean?

My teenage daughter get's shooting pain's up and down her right arm, puke's, and get's chest pain's what does that mean?

Hard to determine: Need more information about the symptoms that you are reporting. Any associated issues with the onset? How long and severe? A visit to her doctor will put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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I have slight chest pain on the left side of chest and left arm tingling that also moves to left portiin of neck. I am 21.

Doubt heart disease: Stranger things have happened, but given ur age, I doubt u have heart disease (i.e., cholesterol build-up). Perhaps an old injury to ur neck or spine or shoulder cd be playing a role (play any sports?); alternately, a neurologic or inflammatory condition cd cause it. U shd c a doctor & relay ur symptoms. Keep a log of when & where u get pain, what u r doing, how long it lasts - it'll help w/ cause ...Read more

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Right upper part chest pain when exhaling. Also Right arm feels uncomfortable. Later days I have severe fatigue and feels so dry.

Right upper part chest pain when exhaling. Also Right arm feels uncomfortable. Later days I have severe fatigue and feels so dry.

See s doctor: Pancreatitis can cause referred pain to the abdomen, chest, shoulder, and other places, so this may be related to eating fatty foods, which can cause more pain afterwards. If the pain is bothering you, see your GP, especially if the arm is involved, there may be a musculosketal issue or GE reflux that can be causing symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more