Numbness Or Tingling, Pain Or Discomfort And Palpitations (Fluttering In Chest)

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Numbness, tingling, pain, and palpitations may be seen together in the context of anxiety or a panic attack. Often hyperventilation, or a feeling of shortness of breath, accompanies these symptoms. Electrolyte abnormalities, particularly low calcium, potassium, or magnesium, can cause this combination of symptoms. If you have atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat that some experience as palpitations, you are at increased risk for stroke. The sudden onset of numbness or tingling on one side of your body may be a stroke and an ER visit is warranted.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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