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Query about tingling above the left breast - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   hi im a female of 32 yrs old lately i am having tingling above the left breast i am concerned if its heart related
Doctor :   hello
User :   hi
Doctor :   since when you have been this
User :   a week ago
Doctor :   is the sensation constant ?
User :   i would like to mention that about 2 months ago i took a chest x ray and it was fine
User :   no it comes for a few seconds then it goes
Doctor :   i see
Doctor :   any EKG
User :   yes i took that too cause i was having palpitations but they found nothing wrong
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   well your basics tests are normal
User :   so far they are
Doctor :   yes
User :   but im still worried about this feeling cause i never had it before
User :   its like someone its pinching me from inside
Doctor :   only one side?
User :   yes above my left breast
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will tell you what i feel it can be
User :   thanks
Doctor :   any relationship to food ?
Doctor :   like when you have food it increases or decreases ?
User :   no i dont think so i was noticing that when im in the cold i feel it more
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   let me say that since the EKG is normal that means you have nothing to worry about
Doctor :   that really rules out the heart problem
User :   even tough i took it 2 months ago
User :   ?
Doctor :   i thouhgt the xray was taken 2 weeks back ?
User :   no 2 months ago
Doctor :   do you have any other medical condition like diabetes ?
User :   no
User :   even blood pressure is not high
Doctor :   ok well so it increases when its cold right ?
User :   yes i think so:))) but i feel it more while im out shopping
Doctor :   well many women do experience the same esp during cold . now what i want you to do is that, you can get a EKG done tomorrow
User :   yes
Doctor :   but i can assure you that its nothing serious
Doctor :   and the main culprit is the cold
User :   can it be a nerve or a muscle
User :   ?
Doctor :   then it would have been constant
User :   i see
Doctor :   thats why
Doctor :   well get a EKG
User :   yes i will
Doctor :   and trust me you have nothing to worry about
User :   thanks cause i was very worried
Doctor :   sometimes a ill fitting bra can cause it too
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