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182 Possible Causes for Chest Pain, Lip Numbness, Syncope

  • Panic Attacks

    "Hyperventilation-Induced Syncope: No Need to Panic." Clinical Medicine and Research 1.2 (2003): 137-139. Friedlander, A.H., S.R. Marder, E.C. Sung, and J.S. Child.[medicinenet.com] METHOD: This cross-sectional sample included 339 patients with noncardiac chest pain and panic attacks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Numbness or tingling in the face, especially around the lips. May also occur in the extremities, chest, or even the entire body.[wiki.tripsit.me]

  • Hyperventilation

    We present the case of a patient who presented with recurrent syncope.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is important to realise that pulmonary embolus can present without chest pain and with shortness of breath as the major symptom.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some neurological effects include numbness and tingling in your fingers, toes, lips, and other extremities; muscle tetany that leaves you with an uncontrolled cramp known[todayifoundout.com]

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Syncope or seizure may be provoked by hyperventilation. [6] Paresthesias occur more commonly in the upper extremity and are usually bilateral.[emedicine.medscape.com] Presenting complaints were dyspnea (61%), paresthesia (35%), chest pain or tightness (43%), muscle spasm (9%), dizziness (13%), palpitations (13%), and panic (30%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] agitation and a sense of terror or by symptoms of chest pain, paresthesias (peripheral and perioral), peripheral tetany (eg, stiffness of fingers or arms), and presyncope or syncope[merckmanuals.com]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Dhat syndrome Neurasthenia Occupational neurosis, including writer's cramp Psychasthenia Psychasthenic neurosis Psychogenic syncope[icd10data.com] Other symptoms of a panic attack include sweating, chest pain, palpitations (unusually strong or irregular heartbeats), and a feeling of choking, which may make the person[web.archive.org] pains.[health.harvard.edu]

  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    This is where they base the tilt-table test study for vasovagal syncope. They have been successful thus far in inducing some but not all.[zeromd.wordpress.com] These patients usually present due to dyspnea and chest pain.[unp.me] For the most part, these episodes are benign and self-limited, although frequent syncope episodes can be debilitating, and injury may occur from sudden falls.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Hypoglycemia

    A 64 year-old African female was brought to the emergency room with a 1-month history of recurrent syncope, weight loss, and abdominal bloating.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In patients with T2DM and coronary artery disease, severe hypoglycemia was associated with ischemic electrocardiogram changes and chest pain, and may account for sudden mortality[doi.org] […] is a feeling of numbness and a tingling sensation in your mouth and/or lips.[healthcentral.com]

  • Panic Disorder

    In patients with a history of a syncopal event, ambulatory Holter monitoring should be considered.[symptoma.com] Organic etiologies of chest pain were excluded by extensive diagnostic work-up.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Upon further questioning, he reports some numbing around his lips and that he has such episodes every few days. He denies recreational or illicit drug use.[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Subclavian Steal Syndrome

    The present case is a 68-year-old patient with complaints of chest pain and syncopal attacks during physical activity of the left arm, for the last six months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this paper, we report a case with left subclavian steal syndrome that presented solely by paroxysmal numbness on the right side of the lip and tongue and discuss the clinical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The subclavian steal syndrome is a rare but important cause of syncope.[aafp.org]

  • Cocaine Abuse

    Initial management of cocaine users presenting with chest pain and ST segment elevation should include administration of glyceryl trinitrate (GTN).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cocaine is a white crystalline, powdery substance.The drug tastes bitter and numbs the tongue and lips.[thecanyonmalibu.com] Chest pain/myocardial ischemia: Cocaine increases platelet aggregation so aspirin should be administered to patients with chest pain thought to be ischemic.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Insulinoma

    A 71-year-old woman had an episode of syncope due to hypoglycemia of 27 mg/dl.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some affected individuals may develop blood clots, especially in the lungs potentially causing shortness of breath, cough or pain in the chest.[rarediseases.org] She had been experiencing dizziness for 8 months and had a similar episode of syncope 2 months earlier. Stephanie L.[healio.com]

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