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I have a tickling feeling in my chest and I sometimes struggle to breathe. Is it asthma or anxiety.

I have a tickling feeling in my chest and I sometimes struggle to breathe. Is it asthma or anxiety.

GET IT CHECKED: It is very hard ti tell you based on your tickling feeling. It needs to be checked with a detailed history and comprehensive physical exam and if indicated some blood and other tests to make a correct diagnosis
So make an appointment with your Primary Care Doctor or Clinic and find the cause and treatment if any needed ...Read more

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When I cough there is a tingling feeling in the middle of my chest. What could it be?

When I cough there is a tingling feeling in the middle of my chest. What could it be?

Possibilities...: This is possibly due to a musculoskeletal problem. Possibilities include muscle strain, cartilage inflammation, etc. The possible diagnoses of the cough include bronchitis, bronchospasm, gerd, sinus disorders, etc. See your doctor for a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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Tickling feeling in chest as well as chest/arm pain occasionaly. Also, neck pain on the left side/ throat pain?

Tickling feeling in chest as well as chest/arm pain occasionaly. Also, neck pain on the left side/ throat pain?

It could a heart-: -related so best 2 C Ur PCP or internist & have this ruled out. That's the major thing it could B. It all is ok, C an orthopedic surgeon 4 a hands on eval & imaging. ...Read more

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When I breathe in I get this burning feeling in top of chest, and tickling cough feeling. No phlem, xray clear, CBC good. No fever? But feel lousy

When I breathe in I get this burning feeling in top of chest, and tickling cough feeling. No phlem, xray clear, CBC good. No fever? But feel lousy

Need to look at meds: You underlying pots condition causes rapid heart rate and the meds are trying to slow it down, bu the meds are probably causing the symptoms.
Need to have the doctor reevaluate the need of the meds in your case, Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) is the issue. ...Read more

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Why does pericardial effusion caused tingling/burning feeling on chest?

Why does pericardial effusion caused tingling/burning feeling on chest?

Heart no pain fibers: All the pain fibers in the Pericardium. Pain is the autonomic nervous system telling you something is not right. The pericardium is inflamed and nerves send signals to brain. Pericardial effus not necessarily blood. ...Read more

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I have some tingling feeling in the chest by my lung area. I cough very dry coughs. Have been to GPs but they say all is fine. Must I be worried?

I have some tingling feeling in the chest by my lung area. I cough very dry coughs.  Have been to GPs but they say all is fine. Must I be worried?

Chest tingling cough: Have you been evaluated for asthma, as that can present with dry cough. Was a xray done to check for mass? Consider costochondritis just inflammation of the rib joint but that is usually not associated with cough, could be mycoplasma infection responds to antibiotics, could be reflux responds to prevacid /ranitidine ( if not allergic) , rarely cardiac (check echo) f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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Have a tingling feeling under left breast almost close to the middle of my chest ?

Have a tingling feeling under left breast almost close to the middle of my chest ?

Breast symptoms: Depending on your age, weight, and whether you are taking oral contraceptives or are having "natural" menstrual periods, it is difficult to provide a response. Breasts react to hormonal changes, and can develop simple cysts which can produce occasional symptoms. See your gyn provider for an exam and possibly for a digital mammogram. ...Read more

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I have a strange full burning feeling under my right ribs and tingling sensation in chest and both hands?

I have a strange full burning feeling under my right ribs and tingling sensation in chest and both hands?

Tingling: Widespread tingling can occur with deficiencies of calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron and vitamin b12. Bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome can be the cause of both hands tingling, however. The liver and gall bladder are located in the right upper abdomen. Contact a physician if symptoms persist and appropriate tests will be ordered in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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On the left side of my chest near my stomach I have been having this numbing/tingling feeling for a while what could it be?

On the left side of my chest near my stomach I have been having this numbing/tingling feeling for a while what could it be?

Tough to say: Without an exam, but any time the chest is involved with numbness and tingling, it is important to make sure it is not your heart or "cardiac" in nature. Best for you to get and evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I feel cold in chest/back/head and tingling feeling in neck/shoulder. Sometime feel hot all of a sudden. No thyroid issue. What could be the cause?

I feel cold in chest/back/head and tingling feeling in neck/shoulder. Sometime feel hot all of a sudden. No thyroid issue. What could be the cause?

Need for examination: Your symptoms warrant a more detailed history, physical examination and may be lab or imaging studies. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without an investigation. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm also fearful of death because of past things I've talked about and my left arm feeling weak as well. The tingling and pain in my left arm / chest.

I'm also fearful of death because of past things I've talked about and my left arm feeling weak as well. The tingling and pain in my left arm / chest.

Major Depression: You are a Precious Human Being!
I understand your fear of death.
“left arm feeling weak, tingling and pain in left arm / chest.” Is likely due to Stress causing Anxiety which at times becomes overwhelming.
Let Wise Man within you Reflect:
•Lack of severe pain in chest or shortness of breath
•Feeling guilt due to” past things I've talked about”
•Need to see Psychiatrist for Therapy, Medication ...Read more

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I have been experiencing an odd tingling itchy feeling in my right chest area and straight thought to my shoulder. When touched if feels like a burn.?

I have been experiencing an odd tingling itchy feeling in my right chest area and straight thought to my shoulder. When touched if feels like a burn.?

Hard to say.: How long has this been going on? Sometimes this can be the first symptoms of shingles, but there are other possibilities, and we don't have enough information to give you a very accurate answer. See your doc and get checked soon. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort. It's not really a pain. I just get a brief tingling feeling near my heart hear and there. I have anxiety.

I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort. It's not really a pain. I just get a brief tingling feeling near my heart hear and there. I have anxiety.

It would be hard to: Say without being physically examined. Although you never said how often this happens??? I would make an appointment with my primary care doctor to determine its cause. ...Read more

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Can nerve healing or irratation causes tingling bubbling feel in shoulder blade/spine & pinch feeling.upper chest. Will it show on EMG?

Can nerve healing or irratation causes tingling bubbling feel in shoulder blade/spine & pinch feeling.upper chest. Will it show on EMG?

Yes: Nerve healing can cause tingling and other sensory experiences it's a good sign may not show on emg, I use emg to evaluate atrophy only otherwise test is subjective and non sensitive or specific ...Read more

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Can COPD cause burning, tingling sensations in the upper back lung area? It feels like my upper back and chest is tight and heavy feeling.

Can COPD cause burning, tingling sensations in the upper back lung area? It feels like my upper back and chest is tight and heavy feeling.

Not usually: COPD usually causes shortness of breath, chest tightness, wheezing, and coughing. The sort of symptoms you are describing may be something more significant. I would get checked out by your doctor. He or she can listen to your lungs and maybe get blood tests or a chest xray. ...Read more

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I have severe back and chest pain along with neck pain and a weird tingling feeling on my neck/back of head. I have spondylosis but I'm only 22 and this pain is so severe it ruins my life. Had MRIs and xrays and didn't find any real cause. ?

I have severe back and chest pain along with neck pain and a weird tingling feeling on my neck/back of head. I have spondylosis but I'm only 22 and this pain is so severe it ruins my life. Had MRIs and xrays and didn't find any real cause. ?

Chronic pain: Sometimes it's not easy to diagnose the cause. You may think it's one thing and it could be another. MRI can't pick up nerve damage, vitamin deficiencies, genetic issues, etc. If after a very thorough assessment if nothing comes up than consideration may be given to things like CRPS or fibro. ...Read more

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I woke up with a tightness in my chest and my right arm numb tingling feeling in my fingers.?

I woke up with a tightness in my chest and my right arm numb tingling feeling in my fingers.?

Temporary?: Likely a compression of your brachial plexus nerves from your position while sleeping. If it persists you should see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Heart palpitations weird feeling in chest leg tingling and frequent crying midst of exam prep holidays.fear it might hpn agn.had to drop exams. Help?

Heart palpitations weird feeling in chest leg tingling and frequent crying midst of exam prep holidays.fear it might hpn agn.had to drop exams. Help?

Anxiety: Obviously you are very anxious and this is leading to tachycardia (with palpitation) and perhaps hyperventilation (with tingling) try to find a quiet place and do relaxation techniques: take a slow deep breath over several seconds, hold it for 7 seconds then exhale slowly through your mouth over 5-7 min while listening to your breath as you exhale, do it for 10 min every hour until you relaxed ...Read more

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Why have I been feeling dizzy, weak, light-headed, and faint? It started after I felt a chill/tingling sensation across my chest after working out, I feel pressure in my head on the right side of my head; head and heart checked out fine.

Why have I been feeling dizzy, weak, light-headed, and faint?  It started after I felt a chill/tingling sensation across my chest after working out, I feel pressure in my head on the right side of my head; head and heart checked out fine.

Many caused: There are many possible causes of those symptoms, and it is very difficult to give further advice or guidance without a more thorough examination and evaluation. If you had an evaluation with normal results so far, then the more serious potential causes are much less likely. It is best to continue working with your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

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What can cause severe lower throat pain, chest pain, tightness, feeling of cinder blocks on chest, short breath and face tingling for a week now?

What can cause severe lower throat pain, chest pain, tightness, feeling of cinder blocks on chest, short breath and face tingling for a week now?

Infection or: Infection like pneumonia, strep throat; but be sure not the heart so go to e.r for labs, chest X-ray, especially if taking birth control,shortness of breath, could mean pulmonary emboli [blood clot to lung] and if a smoker worse ...Read more