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Shortness Of Breath And Numbness In Hands
Right now I have shortness of breath, pins and needles in my hands and face, lightheadedness, dry mouth, shortness of breath. What are these symptoms?
The term numbness describes an altered sensation that can occur usually from either a neurological or vascular etiology. Some patients that have numbness have a complete inability to sense any object at all, where others may be able to sense but it is reduced. One example is neuropathy, in severe cases patients will be so numb they can not sense even if they step ...Read more
What are the reasons and solutions for shortness of breath and chest pain, sometimes numbness in hands and legs?
Must make dx first.: Chest pains and shortness of breath (individually or both symptoms together) need to be evaluated by a primary care physician first, and a diagnosis--which will likely take various testing--must be made before being able to treat. Causes include heart (coronary artery or valve disease, pericarditis), respiratory problems (pleurisy, asthma), chest wall, anxiety or neuro disorders. C ur doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Go to emergency room: If these are all new symptoms, and you have no other medical reason for them you need to be seen now. All of these could be seen in someone having a panic attack but unless this has happened in the past and you have been diagnosed with this disorder do not assume. There are many other reasons and some of them serious why you could be having these symptoms. Seek help in getting to the er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can anxiety cause tingling in tops of breasts, fingers. Back and shoulder pain. Shortness of breath. All while NOT in the midst of a panic attack?
Anxiety: is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, appetite changes, palpitations, and pain. Rec.: see your PCP for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I WOULD: SEE A DOCTOR ON THIS ONE. NEED AN EXAM AS THESE COULD BE RELATED OR NOT. ...Read more
I get attacks of tachycardia and other symptoms including sob, tingling in hands. .. daily/nightly. What causes the tingling in hands and sob?
Dysautonomia - MVP : You may have dysautonomia which is associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. Read dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon.Com. Increase fluid intake, try magnesium supplements. ...Read more
Chest tightness and pain after exercise... Tingling in limbs and fingers as well as tremor hands, pressure in chest feeling faint and like vomiting?
Please go to ER!: I am very concerned about your symptoms. Chest tightness brought on by exertion is worrisome. Please go the nearest er for immediate evaluation. Although these symptoms may be due to low sugar levels in blood, i can not make that call. Cardiac workup is essential in your case. ...Read more
Maybe: Brachioradiculitis is a complication of lyme. It usually involves just one arm but occasionally can involve both. Get a blood test done. ...Read more
What could cause these symptoms?
Shortness of breath
Intermittent swelling of feet and ankles
Persistent odd taste in back of mouth.
See your doctor : There are many diseases that can cause some or all the symptoms you mentioned. Please see your doctor soon! ...Read more
What causes shortness of breath, warm sensation all over and sweating with rapid heart beat and weakness?
Short of breath: The shortness of breath worries me. I would go seek help immediately. Feel better. ...Read more
Need evaluation: Symptoms of shortness of breath and frequent cough can be related to asthma or other conditions that can affect pregnant women including cardiomyopathy (heart problems). Allergies and asthma frequently occur together and if untreated or under treated can lead to serious consequences. It important these symptoms are addressed by a physician specialist soon. ...Read more
Heart attack: If all the symptoms are on the left and sometimes even on the right, the heart attack would be the first to check for and rule out, also pulmonary emboli, musculoskeletal causes like costochondritis, but in any case if you have those symptoms you need to go to er asap as it can be life threatening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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