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Tingling In Left Side Of Chest
Tingling on left side of chest and under breast on left side. Previously had x-rays at ER but have an app soon at my family doc.
I'm 20 old. I suffer from chest pain especially needles tingling in the left side of chest and the pain spread up the back and tip of left hand.
Uncertain...: It's unlikely did 20 that you have any serious problem. Perhaps you did some activity that irritated a shoulder or nerves. If the problem continues you should see a doctor to make sure that there is not a serious problem. ...Read more
Tingling in, what I assume to be, upper lungs. Only assume lungs because its upper right and left side of chest. Not constant, but almost daily.?
Tingling upper chest: Is it front or back? Could be muscular, or even reflux or vascular. Or from impingement (nerve irritation in shoulder/ neck disc compression), or lesion or even TMJ Rarely MS. Could try Ranitidine(reflux) and motrin/aleve(for impingement/muscular) if not allergic and see if helps. Consider CXR(r/o lung/lesions) and then echocardiogram if everything else is negative F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
Tingling Stinging Pain in center and left side of chest lasted for 15 seconds. I'm 13. What could this be? Also, getting one sting when bending over?
Lower age limit: The minimum age requirement for posting on HealthTap is 16. Sorry, your writing is better than a lot of the grownups who post here — at leest you can spel! — but rules are rules. There's no reason an adult can't post questions on your behalf, however. ...Read more
I have slight chest pain on the left side of chest and left arm tingling that also moves to left portiin of neck.I am 21.
Doubt heart disease: Stranger things have happened, but given ur age, I doubt u have heart disease (i.e., cholesterol build-up). Perhaps an old injury to ur neck or spine or shoulder cd be playing a role (play any sports?); alternately, a neurologic or inflammatory condition cd cause it. U shd c a doctor & relay ur symptoms. Keep a log of when & where u get pain, what u r doing, how long it lasts — it'll help w/ cause ...Read more
Pain on left side of chest and my right pinky finger and ring finger tingling but sometimes moves to left hand?
How long: How long is this going on? Consider the ER to get your heart checked. This could be a sign of something. ...Read more
Tingling in left arm since waking up all day, shoulder to finger. Few small red blood vessel visible below skin on left side of chest. Heavy legs with little pain in both legs. Could this be linked?
Arm numbness: The symptoms that you describe may or may not be linked. The numbness in the arm could be from sleeping in an awkward position. The heaviness (weakness?) in the legs is difficult to assess without an examination. See your medical doctor or a neurologist to evaluate your numbness and heaviness. ...Read more
Hello, I've had palpitations for 2 years now. They came randomly. I am and athlete. Do not smoke, rarely drink, and eat healthy. Howvere, just recently i have been experiencing a tingling sensation on the left side of my chest everytime I get exercis?
I wouldn't: Necessarily link the two things. Recurring palpitations deserve an evaluation, I feel, especially in an athlete. You are likely experiencing higher heart rates during training than more sedentary folks, and higher heart rates may trigger more dangerous arrhythmias. While I can't really explain the exercise-associated chest tingling, I doubt it is serious; mention it when you go in for rhythm eval! ...Read more
It depends...: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal too respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF Its NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIA ...Read more
Chest pain: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more
Palpitation?: Often caused by chest wall muscle twitch or an extra beat or two from the heart. Unless this is associated with some other serious symptom it is benign. ...Read more
Exam: Please see a physician for a full history and exam asap. Thank you. ...Read more
Any chest pain is: Concerning but bad things tend to recur. So if your chest pain keeps occurring again and again, especially if each time it seems worse and lasts longer, then you need to go to see a healthcare provider or the emergency room to get checked out. Try some aspirin or ibuprofen to see if it will relieve your symptom presently. ...Read more
I went to the gym on monday and got poking pains in upper left side of chest and it keeps coming and going?
It depends...: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal too respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF Its NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY ...Read more
Many, many things: That being said, ruling out cardiac is the most important thing to do. After that, it could be any number of internal issues, intercostal muscle spasms, reflux, pancreatitis, ulcers, lung issues. If it's going all the way through from front to back, this is one of those areas you should have checked out just to be safe rather than assuming it's a musculoskeletal issue. ...Read more
See physician: Usual causes of rib pain are trauma, musculosketal bruise, fx, or muscular strain. Inflammation in anterior cartilage so called costochondritis((viral or traumatic) can cause pain which reproduce by pushing on the involved cartilage in the front of the rib cage. Left chest pain historically associated with heart and gastrointestinal reflux.If fcontinues should see physician ...Read more
CP - lots of causes: Detailed history and physical. Type aggravating, relieving factors, risk factors for heart blockages. It could related to the heart, lungs, GI tract (stomach) or skeleto-muscle. ...Read more
Depends: Treatment depends on causes of pain or pressure, it is best to see doctor for proper med and evaluation. ...Read more
May be rib issues: Including muscle spasms causing them to tighten from trauma or postural issues, specific muscle spasms. However, you should be examined to rule out spleen, stomach and even cardiac concerns. I do not see male/female on your question above, but remember women can have completely different signs of cardiac issues as men and this should always be ruled out first. ...Read more
See a doctor: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal too respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF Its NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY ...Read more