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intermittent severe chest pains?

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I have intermittant severe chest pains. I have a tenderness in my left hand ribs. I have pins and needles in my arm and a numbness in my left hand

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replied June 17th, 2011
Chest Pain Answer A24153
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

The description of your symptoms indicate the possibility that your pain could be due to musculoskeletal disorders, resulting in compression or entrapment of the nerves.

Involvement on both the right and left side of your body, could be due to systemic disorders resulting in peripheral neuropathy.

You might benefit by consulting a doctor who can examine you and diagnose the exact cause of your symptoms.

I hope this helps.

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