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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i recently went to the emergency room with chest pains they told me it was my esophagus and that i had a lot of acid. this, they said was causing my chest pain. i am taking a medicine now and it is almost gone but i now feel a slight tingling. is this normal?                                                            
Doctor :   please give me 2 minutes
User :   by the way I am a 32 year old female
User :   whats going on?
User :   are you still there???
Doctor :   hi
User :   are u there???
Doctor :   i am here
Doctor :   sorry
User :   is this normal?
Doctor :   there was some technical problem
Doctor :   where tingling??
User :   is the tingling normal? its slight
Doctor :   tingling sensation inthroat?
User :   its in the same area as the burning. my right breast area
Doctor :   just tingling thats it?
User :   yes the burning has stopped with acid medicine
Doctor :   u there?
User :   hi
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   normally its not a problem
User :   ok even though its in my breast area??
Doctor :   but i dont think there is any link of tingling sensation with burning sensation
User :   is it normal to have a little tingling in that area?
Doctor :   do u have numbness also?
User :   no
Doctor :   are u suffering from diabetes?
User :   no i am healthy
Doctor :   any breast pain?
User :   no just the burning from before that was the only pain
Doctor :   these are the most common reasons for breast tingling
# Incorrect fitting bra
# Diabetes
# Peripheral neuropathy
User :   whats neuropathy
Doctor :   neuropathy means disease related to nerves
User :   ok is a little breast pain normal between periods?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Breast tingling or tenderness is caused by an increased blood flow.
Doctor :   so it is also seen in pregnancy
User :   ok is burning in the breast from acid normal?? the emergency room said this was the cause
Doctor :   acidity is normal
Doctor :   nothing to worry
Doctor :   u need to take some antacid thats it
Doctor :   and have u taken any tests like mamography?
User :   no
Doctor :   i suggest u to go for mamography once
User :   why/ u said its normal
Doctor :   i said burning sensation is normal
Doctor :   and in ur age breast cancer is common
User :   not slight tingling? i am 32
Doctor :   as i mentioned u the common causes of tingling
Doctor :   it might be because of them or else
Doctor :   rare disease like cancer also might cause'
User :   its very slight
Doctor :   aok
User :   should i worry
Doctor :   tingling might be normal but why to take chances
Doctor :   go for a mamography
User :   i had a normal breast exam
Doctor :   ok
User :   should i still go for mammography?
Doctor :   its better if u go
Doctor :   u there?
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