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My left top half of my chest is numb to touch just like the

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my left top half of my chest is numb to touch just like the feeling you get when visit a dentist and they numb your mouth
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Hi. How long has this been going on ? Have you seen a doctor for an evaluation of this?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

just started yesterday i always seem to have a blocked nose as well

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK Martin--any weakness in the mucles of your chest on that side? Any fever or cough?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

no fever or cough but i did have upset stomach most of day yesterday

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
And about the muscles?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

no weakness in muscles either

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

OK Martin. This sounds like a problem with your thoracic spine--probably a disk that's out of place and is compressing a nerve root.. The other possibility would be a vitamin B12 deficiency. The best thing for you to do is see a doctor about this and were I that doctor I'd get blood work and an MRI of your thoracid spine to see what the problem is exactly.

Let me know if you need any more information here

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