Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
140 Doctors are Online

Sharp pains in the chest and head, tingling and numbness in the fingers. Why?

Hello. My name is Leiha. I am a 30 y/o female. I have been having what feel like electrical jolts to the right side of my chest for several days (the Ear said it was nothing) however, today I began having SEVERE, sharp pain in the right side of my head. The pain goes from my eye area across the temple area and across to the back. I am also having tingeling/slight numbness in my right hand/fingers. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.
Asked On : Wed, 8 Aug 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  156
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello Leiha,

I would suggest you get the following investigations like hemoglobin, thyroid function test, Vitamin B12 levels, Calcium levels, serum electrolytes and blood sugars done. Sometimes thyroid disorders, calcium/vitamin B12 defeciency,anaemia can present with the symptoms you are currently experiencing. Hence, I feel it would be worthwhile to do the above investigations. Other possibilities I can think of are acidity(gastritis), anxiety.

Hope this helps.

Dr. Divya Kuttikrishnan
Answered: Wed, 8 Aug 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor