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Hi-blood pressure before, now on beta blockers. Still feeling intermittent funny/itchy-feeling inside left arm, left upper back and left chest.

Hi-blood pressure before, now on beta blockers. Still feeling intermittent funny/itchy-feeling inside left arm, left upper back and left chest.

EKG: Make sure to mention these symtoms to your private physician and obtain an ekg. Depending on your age and BP control you may benefit from a cardiac stress test. Notify your physician and schedule an appointment. ...Read more

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I have an itchy feeling within the left side of my chest and pain but II don't exactly know where the pain, is occurring what should II do?

I have an itchy feeling within the left side of my chest and pain but II don't exactly know where the pain, is occurring what should II do?

See your doctor: The symptoms you are describing could be a number of things but chest pain is one that needs further attention and evaluation by a doctor. An 'itchy feeling' with pain on only one side of the chest could be the initial symptoms of shingles(herpes zoster), and a red vesicular(pimple like)rash may or may not follow shortly. It is however impossible to be certain without going to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have an itchy feeling inside my upper chest what is it?

I have an itchy feeling inside my upper chest what is it?

Who knows: You need to be more descriptive. Do you have a rash? Dry skin? Or just itchy. Just try some lotion for a week or so ...Read more

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Red splotche on my chest they r itchy but not inflamed they are a few inches big and last for between 20min-2hrs. I think it's nervous. Happens a lot?

Red splotche on my chest they r itchy but not inflamed they are a few inches big and last for between 20min-2hrs. I think it's nervous. Happens a lot?

Allergy or hives: Red and itchy mean inflamed.; if they are raised warm, and blotchy, it's hives-likely an allergy or a stress reaction. If allergy, there will be a cause, if stress, learning relaxation skills will help. In either case, our immune system thinks it/you are under attack and responds. Journal when it occurs, what you have swallowed/applied/experienced in the last few hours, then to the doctor! ...Read more

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I have a light tanned coloured spot on chest..Never been there before..About 1x1cm..Not itchy..Seems to have grown..Should i be concerned..29 yrs old?

I have a light tanned coloured spot on chest..Never been there before..About 1x1cm..Not itchy..Seems to have grown..Should i be concerned..29 yrs old?

Possible fungus: Tinea versicolor could have that appearance. It is a common superficial fungal infection. Check back as well. Selsun lotion or topical anti-fungal ointments could be tried. Consider looking at overall life style. Eat healthy, exercise, get 20 minutes of sunshine vit d, and a good night sleep. ...Read more

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Coughing with itchy chest, what might these symptoms be?

Coughing with itchy chest, what might these symptoms be?

Many possibilities: Viral, bacterial infection, heart disease, water in the chest, irritation of the pleura, and many other ones. ...Read more

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The centre of my chest the outside feels really itchy ?

The centre of my chest the outside feels really itchy ?

Here are some ...: Itchy skin oftentimes results from atopic dermatitis, tine carpers, psoriasis, or other allergy-based skin change. But without reviewing detailed Hx and having a direct look or needed exam at times, it's hard to come up a right diagnosis. However, Its Rx has been about the same with topical steroid cream gingerly under supervision, except Tinea which requires adding anti fungal drug. More? Ask Doc ...Read more