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Pricking/pins and needle sensation in right side of chest. Why ?

I have prickling/pins and needle right side of chest...goes up to right side of jaw and right side of ear...the
prickling pain sometimes goes around to right side of happens infrequently but when it does is very unnerving...and last as long as half and hour and as short as 10 has been going on since the summer and has occured around 6 times....its happening right now....
Asked On : Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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The symptoms you have experienced may be due to thoracic outlet syndrome it it radiates along you arm too.The first rib may compress the vagus nerve whic may cause that sensation which you are feeling right now.Propermedical opinion is need to confirm it.Thank you.
Answered: Sun, 7 Jul 2013
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