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Numb, painful limbs, radiating to chest neck & back, pain on breast. X-ray normal. Stress?

Hi, I am 23 years old. Here is a little background on me. I gave natural birth nine months, stopped breast feeding seven months ago. I do not smoke or drink. Five months ago I started eating healthy and exercising. Just this past month I have been having my limbs (mainly my left side) feel numb and also feels like tiny needles are poking. The needle feeling has expended across my chest, up my neck and around the upper part of my back and shoulders. Also I have been having sharp pains in my breast (again, mainly my left, though sometimes the right). It is all almost constant now. A month ago I went to the ER and they did an x-ray and said nothing was wrong, it's probably just stress. They only did an x-ray, no blood work or anything else.
Asked On : Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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Psychologist 's  Response
Dec 2015
Dear Paine,
Health conscious people always worry about health and sometimes they overdo.
Watch your exercise pattern and lifestyle pattern.
Especially watch those exercises which has more affinity to the painful part.
And do thos exercises slowly, not vigorously, or stop those exercises.
Tendons and muscles are not meant for vigorous continuous work.
Yoga teaches how to exercise slow but effective.
For stress, attend a counseling session with a qualified psychologist.
Wish you a good future.
Answered: Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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Psychiatrist Dr. Nehal Shah's  Response
Thanks for using health care magic.

the reason behind your complains might be
1) Vitamin B12 or Vitamin D Deficiency
2) Heavy exercise
3) poor sleep pattern
4) or stress
so you should check your exercise and sleep pattern, get your vitamin B12 and D level done.
if everything is normal and if you feel other symptoms of stress, start relaxation methods or visit a councellor.
Answered: Sat, 6 Apr 2013
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