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Tingling in left arm, sum chest pain, swollen and painful lymph node glands. Light head ringin in ears. Chesty cough?

Tingling in left arm, sum chest pain, swollen and painful lymph node glands. Light head ringin in ears. Chesty cough?

See below: Acute bronchitis or pneumonia are the 2 possible diagnoses that come immediately to mind. Would need a lot more information for a more educated guess. Please don't smoke (even a little). ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more


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Have a pain under my left shoulder blade that hurts when I cough or clear throat. The pain radiates down arm with little finger tingling?

Have a pain under my left shoulder blade that hurts when I cough or clear throat. The pain radiates down arm with little finger tingling?

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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Started taking 25 mg of Luvox 5 days ago and have been experiencing tightness in chest, neck, shoulder and back ache, cough, numbness and tingling in arms. Woke up first night and had sudden neck pain and squeezing in chest. Has been more mild since?

Started taking 25 mg of Luvox 5 days ago and have been experiencing tightness in chest, neck, shoulder and back ache, cough, numbness and tingling in arms. Woke up first night and had sudden neck pain and squeezing in chest. Has been more mild since?

UnpleasantSideEffect: All these symptoms started after you started taking Luvox. That means you are not able to tolerate the drug. I will call the prescribing doctor/psychiatrist and discuss your symptoms and may be a change of medication ...Read more

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What does tingling in my left arm mean?

What does tingling in my left arm mean?

The list is long: You could have:
carpel tunnel
radiculopathy
diabetes (usually bilateral)
vascular disease
b12 def. (bil)
tia (mini-stroke)
ulnar nerve compression
sat. Night palsy
vasculitis

so, go see your doctor. He may refer you after he does some labs and/or xrays or MRI or. ......

Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my left arm is tingling?

What does it mean if my left arm is tingling?

Nerve is been: Irritated some place from the neck down, could be in the neck or on the tract of the nerve. ...Read more

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What does the symptom of a tingling right arm mean?

Irritated/pinch nerv: Usually pinching of nerves from neck to wrist can occur and symptoms and signs will depend on the location of compression of one or more nerves. ...Read more

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Been feeling shaky all morning n now feelings tingling sensation on my left arm what does this mean?

Been feeling shaky all morning n now feelings tingling sensation on my left arm what does this mean?

Hard to say: It's hard to say without knowing a bit more but it sounds like you are describing what feels like when your blood sugar gets really low. Drink some fruit juice. If you are diabetic your doctor should be informed. The sensation in your arm could be from a long list of conditions. If it gets worse or paralysis develops seek urgent care. ...Read more

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Tingling sensation in your arm means what?

Tingling sensation in your arm means what?

VARIOUS causes: If both arms, might be medication reaction, or a consequence of hyperventilation, and in one arm, might represent nerve pinching at wrist, elbow, shoulder, or neck. If left arm only, might even be heart origin. ...Read more

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What does tingling and numbness in right arm mean?

What does tingling and numbness in right arm mean?

Tingling and numbnes: This usually has to do with a nerve at some ointment from where the nerve leaves the spinal canal until it inner ares the hand. Depending on what part of the hand is involved depends on which nerve it is. The best thing to do is see you doctor and he can order tests called Nerve Conduction tests that can see where the nerve is pinched and determine treatment from there. ...Read more

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What does a burning, tingling feeling in your left arm mean?

What does a burning, tingling feeling in your left arm mean?

Likely pinched nerve: You have not specified precise location in the arm. Your symptoms suggest pinching of nerve or nerves in any of following locations; neck, shoulder area behind collar bone, elbow or wrist depending on exact location of your symptoms. ...Read more

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What could tingling in my hand and arm mean?

What could tingling in my hand and arm mean?

Most common CTS: Carpal tunnel is common, ulnar nerve or cubital tunnel, neck discs, nerve compression are common issues. ...Read more

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Arm and leg tingling, what that mean?

Arm and leg tingling, what that mean?

Carpel tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is one possibility. Usually the numbness is felt in the thumb, second, 'third and the inside of the fourth finger. In carpal tunnel the median nerve is squeezed and this causes the numbness. Other neurologic conditions can also cause numbness such as pinched nerves in the neck, shoulder, or along the arm. When you are evaluated, these are conditions that will be looked for. ...Read more

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What does tingling of the right arm and fingers mean?

What does tingling of the right arm and fingers mean?

Pinched nerve: If there neck pain which radiates to right arm then you have pinched nerve in neck. If numbness is primarily in the fingers then carpal tunnel syndrome is possible. ...Read more

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What do it mean when you tingling in my left arm down threw my finger tips?

What do it mean when you tingling in my left arm down threw my finger tips?

Neurologic: Your description sounds like a nerve injury coming from your neck. In cervical radiculopathy the nerve root gets entrapped and causes dysfunction of the nerve and can lead to pain, paresthesias, numbness, or weakness.

In carpal tunnel syndrome, the median nerve gets entrapped at the wrist and leads to symptoms in the hands but not usually much up the arm. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What to do if I had felt a weird tingling through my arms and body heat up what does that mean?

Too ill defined: One arm or both arms (makes a difference)? Tingling in all of arm (s) or only parts? What parts?

Pay attention to details, write them down, see doctor with the details. ...Read more

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I was kicked by a horse a week ago in the center of my back. My back has healed but I have pain and tingling in my left arm. Hurts worse when coughing?

I was kicked by a horse a week ago in the center of my back. My back has healed but I have pain and tingling in my left arm. Hurts worse when coughing?

Back injury: Can lead to arm and/or leg pain and sensations depending on what part of the spine was traumatized. Nerves that come out of the spine bring sensation to the arms and legs. Please see your doctor to make sure that all is well. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Having sharp pain in upper left chest, and tingling in left arm, what could that mean?

Having sharp pain in upper left chest, and tingling in left arm, what could that mean?

Be checked: Your symptoms may be caused by your heart. Be seen to rule this out. It is likely because of your age and female sex, due to another cause. All the best. ...Read more

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My 50 yr. Old husband has tingling and numbness feeling in his left arm mainly in his fingers and goes up to his shoulders, what does this mean?

My 50 yr. Old husband has tingling and numbness feeling in his left arm mainly in his fingers and goes up to his shoulders, what does this mean?

Need evaluation: Difficult to determine without an examination. Agree with others who suggest need for medical evaluation to rule out cardiac causes. However, can also be peripheral nerve entrapment such as carpal tunnel syndrome (not uncommon for cts pain to travel up the arm), cubital tunnel syndrome, or cervical radiculopathy. Would highly recommend evaluation. May need emg/ncv testing. ...Read more

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What does tingling in right arm and hand mean?

What does tingling in right arm and hand mean?

Possib pinched nerve: More information is needed. Depending on the location of the tingling, and which fingers are affected, the possibilities include carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar nerve compression or cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in neck). ...Read more

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What does it mean when your arm has a tingling sensation from the neck down to ur finger tips and then get numb? Any answers

What does it mean when your arm has a tingling sensation from the neck down to ur finger tips and then get numb? Any answers

? Spinal Stenosis: This may be due to arthritis or stenosis (narrowing) of her cervical spine causing compression and irritation of the spinal cord and nerves in your neck. You should discuss it further with your doctor and if needed see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Whenever I am upset and crying I get a tingling feeling in my left arm and hand. 32 yr old female. What can it mean.

Whenever I am upset and crying I get a tingling feeling in my left arm and hand. 32 yr old female. What can it mean.

Ans: You are quite young. When the body becomes stressed and upset it becomes tense and uncomfortable seeking to be back in its homeostasis you must learn coping skills to reduce the stress to the body. If this occurs on a regular basis time to see your doctor ...Read more

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I am having neck pain and facial tingling on my right side only. Also my right arm is always cold. What could this mean?

I am having neck pain and facial tingling on my right side only. Also my right arm is always cold. What could this mean?

Multiple causes: You may have jaw joint disfunction (TMD) which is a dental problem. The sore joint would be just in front of the ear. This could cause neck ache but no arm coldness. Sympathetic nervous responses are highly variable and respond negatively to tension. Relax, do grind your teeth or clench your jaw. ...Read more

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I have type 2 diabetes well controlled with meds. Recently face and arms/hands been tingling. What does this mean?

Not sure: Dm is associated with peripheral neuropathy - this changes sensation in hands/feet. I have yet to hear of face tingling as an association. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more