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What is the reason for jaw numbness and arm pain?

A few days ago I had a series of pricking sensations in my left chest . The pricking has happened many years over the last few years and my jaw is numb and my left arm begins to ache. The numbness and arm ache usually goes away over night. I have called this to the attention of both my cardiologist and neurologist . The cardiologist says he believes it to be nerve related. The neurologist says its not due to the neuropathy I have. The problem here is I have had the discomfort in my arm and some jaw numbness for four days. Any ideas? They both have run several tests all of which were negative.
Asked On : Fri, 6 Apr 2012
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here we donot know your age as well as other risk factors for heart disease like high BMI , family history , high cholesterol , stress , addictions etc .
Considering the nature of complaints it will be advisable to undergo
1 blood tests like BSL , Lipids
3 Stress test
4 Color doppler study of heart
If all the things are with in normal limits , then we can be reassured that this is presently not due to heart problem.
Answered: Fri, 6 Apr 2012
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