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I have tightness in my chest numbness in arms and legs and diarhea?

I have tightness in my chest numbness in arms and legs and diarhea?

Chest tightness: Hi. Did this chest tightness begin recently? Whenever we hear about new onset of chest tightness our first concern is to rule out the possibility that it could be related to the heart. That is a priority! If that has not been checked out, you should go to the emergency room now to be evaluated. Once heart disease has been ruled out, then we can check for other causes. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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What can cause a burning tight sensation in arms and legs??

What can cause a burning tight sensation in arms and legs??

Unusual symptoms: This is an unusual symptom. A lot more info is needed. Consider a HealthTap Prime virtual consult. ...Read more

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My arms, back and legs burn terribly bad like a sunburn and feels extremely tight. Hurts to touch also. Please help. ?

My arms, back and legs burn terribly bad like a sunburn and feels extremely tight. Hurts to touch also. Please help. ?

Sunburn: Hello. I would try aloe gel and cool cloths on the burned skin. If this does not help or blistering develops, you should see a doctor. In severe sunburn cases, silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) can be prescribed which prevents infection and stops the pain. In the future, be sure to apply a sunblock (at least SPF 30) prior to sun exposure and re-apply if you are in water. ...Read more

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I have intermitten right leg and tight arm tingling/numbess. Right arm at times feels like the worse dead arm i've ever had. headaches too?

I have intermitten right leg and tight arm tingling/numbess. Right arm at times feels like the worse dead arm i've ever had. headaches too?

Neurological symptom: See a primary care doc and neurologist fir evaluation, differential ranges from vitamin deficiencies to MS to impingement syndromes. You may need an Mri and nerve conduction studies. ...Read more

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Ok can low blood flow in the body cause muscle twiching in the arm and legs and back. Also have tightness on left side vain on neck and it feel compre?

Ok can low blood flow in the body cause muscle twiching in the arm and legs and back. Also have tightness on left side vain on neck and it feel compre?

Twitching: muscle tightness and twitching is usually an indication of magnesium, potassium or calcium deficiency, mostly magnesium. Low blood flow would cause lowering of blood pressure and dizziness, fatigue. If we are talking about compression locally like a limb, reducing blood flow, or falling asleep from lack of blood flow that usually exhibits and pins and needles sensation. ...Read more

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Whenever i sit continous for a long time then i get numbness tingling in my arms legs and stifness tightness in head or face..Plz please tell what to do?

Whenever i sit continous for a long time then i get numbness tingling in my arms legs and stifness tightness in head or face..Plz please  tell what to do?

Walk around: You should try walking around every 30 minutes or so to get your blood flowing. Try not to stay seated continuously for a long period of time, try stretching your legs out and moving your arms if you aren't able to get out of your chair. ...Read more

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Always have a tight head and always tired this includes bad aching in my legs and arms any ideas?

Always have a tight head and always tired this includes bad aching in my legs and arms any ideas?

See your doctor: There are many possibilities to explain your symtoms so you need to see your doctor for thorough exam and evaluation ...Read more

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I have as sickle cell animie living in texas now a katrena victam and feels no one cares i hve left chest tightness and numbness in arm and left leg.?

I have as sickle cell animie living in texas now a katrena victam and feels no one cares i hve left chest tightness and numbness in arm and left leg.?

Move on: Katrina was >5 years ago - it's time to move beyond it. You surely sound depressed. You should seek help in that regard. If there is truly no one in your family who cares, you need to develop new relationships based on mutual caring - a support group could be very helpful. There are excellent mental health centers in houston. Please seek help; you can't raise yourself by your own bootstraps. ...Read more

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Left leg aching, left arm aching. Chest pain, and tightness in my chest. I no longer have a Doctor. What should I do? ASAP HELP PLEASE. Thanks.

Left leg aching, left arm aching. Chest pain, and tightness  in my chest.  I no longer have a Doctor.  What should I do?  ASAP HELP PLEASE.  Thanks.

Screening EKG: most important thing is to see someone for basics. If your last doctor did not rate you as high risk for heart vessel diasease, that can be reassuring - but most important thing is to get an EKG and figure out if you have other things like asthma contributing. ...Read more

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Tight muscles on right side of neck that cause sensations down rt arm and a little down left leg. Doesn't hurt. Normal? Massage therapy's helping .

Tight  muscles on right side of neck that cause sensations down rt arm and a little down left leg. Doesn't hurt. Normal? Massage therapy's helping .

See a doctor: Symptoms of neck pain with a "shooting" characteristic can be related to anything from a pulled muscle of the neck to a pinched nerve. It may be useful to follow up with your doctor if symptoms do not seem to be improving in a few days or if they worsen in severity. Over the counter pain relievers, heat/cold therapy, and gentle stretching may help relieve the pain prior to a visit. ...Read more

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7yo, no sports, yes Pulmicort bid, tight heel cords (expreemie), low activity norm. C/o leg pain, arm pain 2wks. Now numbness complaints. What couldbe?

7yo, no sports, yes Pulmicort bid, tight heel cords (expreemie), low activity norm. C/o leg pain, arm pain 2wks. Now numbness complaints. What couldbe?

See below: You have too many vague complaints and these need to be further clarified. Please go see your medical physician so you can establish your diagnosis good luck thank you. ...Read more

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My mom had a poor circulation test on both legs an arms was straped up tight some blockage in lower legs what kind of machine was that ?

Noninvasive vascular: Possibly an abi or plethysmogram. These are noninvasive studies to sort out compromised arterial or venous disease in the lower extremeties. ...Read more

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Mild, brief pains in chest, shoulders, arms, neck and legs. Usually on the left. Tightness around sternum and collarbone on left side. Ekg was normal?

Mild, brief pains in chest, shoulders, arms, neck and legs. Usually on the left. Tightness around sternum and collarbone on left side. Ekg was normal?

Not quite enuf info: At your age, likely benign, but furhterhistory and testing may be of value. Return to your md and see about getting these ?'s answered. Hrs, md, facc www.Thepmc.Org. ...Read more

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Virus & tight left leg w achiness w achiness now in left arm & shoulder my left arm feels cold a little like its asleep & occasional tight neck muscle?

Virus & tight left leg w achiness w achiness now in left arm & shoulder my left arm feels cold a little like its asleep & occasional tight neck muscle?

Muscle Spasm: Are you under a lot of stress? this could be causing you to have muscle spasms. You need to go see your Dr. and have a check up done to make sure you don't have any kind of Rheumatologic problem. Have you had any falls or injuries? If you have a pinched nerve you can also have these symptoms. Feel Better Soon ...Read more

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Tight chest, shaking hands, body feels weaker daily, shooting pain up through arms and legs. What could be wrong?

Tight chest, shaking hands, body feels weaker daily, shooting pain up through arms and legs. What could be wrong?

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, chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. See your PCP. ...Read more