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"Good day Doc, I have a tight Tingling sensation in my chest, though not painful but a bit uncomfortable. What could this be"

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    A 40 years year old female asked:
    2 years ago
    Good day Doc, I have a tight Tingling sensation in my chest, though not painful but a bit uncomfortable. What could this be
    Dr. Augustine I answered:
    2 years ago
    hello, is this sensation all chest round or a specific sort, can you describe it a bit further. did anything bring it on? are you known to hv asthma? it will be nice to have these information. it could be an inflammation or just a muscle related issue. more information will help provide better answer. but if its a serious kind of pain then you need to get to the hosoital to get checked out.
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    A 40 years year old female asked:
    2 years ago
    Its specific, mid rib Upper part of the chest, not asthmatic, not involved in any physical activity that could propel it.
    Dr. Augustine I answered:
    2 years ago
    thank you for the additional information. the symptom you describe could be as a result of an inflammation between where your ribs join the breastbone, called costochondritis. commonest cause it a blow to the chest, recent physical strain or joint infection. does it hurt when you breathe or feel painful when you touch the area? these are associated symptoms of this condition. you can get over the counter NSAIDs for this. it might also be just response to cold, but if you have fever and this pain comes on breathing or coughing, you might have pneumonia. the exact cause will be clear on physical examination and xray by a doctor. but you can try and NSAIDs first, if no improvement then see your doctor.
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