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36f and am experiencing discomfort on the side of my left breast and left arm numbness. I had augmentation in 2008-this is just now starting. Help?

36f and am experiencing discomfort on the side of my left breast and left arm numbness.  I had augmentation in 2008-this is just now starting. Help?

Bewildering Breast: Augmentation comes with the risk of rupture and extrusion or leakage of the implant contents. In most cases the body will absorb these substances depending on the content (saline vs. Silicone). In the case of silicone and other materials an inflammatory reaction can occur and will irritate the underlying muscle, connective tissue and nerves. If the arm is affected seek evaluation of the issue. ...Read more

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Left armpit feels numb and numbness goes down arm a little ways. What can cause this? Also my left breast has been feeling heavy.

Left armpit feels numb and numbness goes down arm a little ways. What can cause this? Also my left breast has been feeling heavy.

Disc: Low cervical disc herniation can cause this. Also bravcial plexus is under the arm- it is a bundle of nerves- so stretching or pressure on it can give these symptoms too v. ...Read more

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Pain below left breast, on rib! Flat squishy bump, painful even to the touch! Numbness in leg, cesarean 3months ago! Lump- since birth?

Pain below left breast, on rib! Flat squishy bump, painful even to the touch! Numbness in leg, cesarean 3months ago! Lump- since birth?

If the lump has: been there since birth, it is unlikely to be causing the problem. If you have pain underneath your rib, then you need to work with your family physician or Internal medicine to find out if you need further studies like Xrays or CTs to evaluate if the pain is related to blood clots, scar tissue, or muscle or cartilage strain. Hope this helps and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Having pain in my left breast and numbness in left arm and hand. Have had 2 previous small strokes and pain is different. Take isosorbide 30 mg daily.

Having pain in my left breast and numbness in left arm and hand. Have had 2 previous small strokes and pain is different. Take isosorbide 30 mg daily.

Herniated disc : The pain and numbness that you describe may be a herniated disc in in the neck (cervical spine). A pinched nerve in the neck can mimic angina or heart related chest pain. An MRI of the cervical spine can determine if there is a herniated disc in the neck. ...Read more

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Leftside elbow pain/numbness wrist/finger tips numbness, shoulder pain left side of left breast both upper part of back, not all time some ?

Leftside elbow pain/numbness wrist/finger tips numbness, shoulder pain left side of left breast both upper part of back, not all time some ?

Pinched nerve: Because patients having cardiac problems can have these symptoms, you should have this ruled out. But the most common cause is an irritation of a nerve in the neck by a bone spur or herniation that can cause pain or numbness that runs down the arm into the hand. An MRI can usually show the cause of the problem if it does not resolve. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Numbness on top of left breast & also under my arm, just above armpit. breast also feels itchy, medical issues are Hashimoto's, RA, 2 herniated disc?

Numbness on top of left breast & also under my arm, just above armpit. breast also feels itchy, medical issues are Hashimoto's, RA, 2 herniated disc?

Nerve: This could be caused by a nerve issue in your cervical spine. You do not mention which discs are herniated but I'd advise you to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is my left breast feel so numb and painful?

Breast pain: Abnormal sensation in one breast can be a warning sign of cyst, infection or more serious disease. You need to see a gyn specialist and have a breast exam and tests done. ...Read more

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The skin under left breast occasionally goes numb, what could be wrong?

The skin under left breast occasionally goes numb, what could be wrong?

Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Im 26, im havin this dull ache in left breast on and off and pain in arm pit too, that comes n goes.also some times my arm gets numb too, m worried!!

Im 26, im havin this dull ache in left breast on and off and pain in arm pit too, that comes n goes.also some times my arm gets numb too, m worried!!

Nonspecific: These symptoms do not point to a single diagnosis. If you're worried, see a primary care doctor for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have been having sharp pains around the heart area. And my left breast has been hurting me. My left arm felt numb for a couple of minutes ( related?

I have been having sharp pains around the heart area. And my left breast has been hurting me. My left arm felt numb for a couple of minutes ( related?

Go to the hospital: Go to the hospital urgently. They are symptoms that could be a heart attack. You are very young but your risk is not zero especially since I don't know what risk factors you may have. If a heart condition is ruled out, it could be musculoskeletal inflammation, acid reflex, etc. ...Read more

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Under my left breast, towards the centre at the crease. I have a stabbing pain, it aches, a burning sensation, and the skin is numb. What could it be?

Under my left breast, towards the centre at the crease. I have a stabbing pain, it aches, a burning sensation, and the skin is numb. What could it be?

Slipped Rib Syndrome: This window won't fit all the details but please refer to my blog here. http://www.basicspine.com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.html. ...Read more

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I am 39 and have a shooting pain above my left breast. It feels like it is in between my ribs there. My left hand has also been a little numb.?

I am 39 and have a shooting pain above my left breast. It feels like it is in between my ribs there. My left hand has also been a little numb.?

See your doctororER: Left side chest pain radiating to left hand need immediate attention, could be coronary artery problem with impending hear attach, must see your doctor or even better to er and call your doctor to make sure it is a serious problem , after ekg and blood tests if they are normal you can go home smiling. ...Read more