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Myasthenia Gravis

Is tingling in chest MG symptom

04/25/2008

Question:

Since i had my thyroid removed for Graves disease, i have experienced tingling behind sternum in the morning, and is getting progressively worse. Do you think it could be my Thymus gland.

Answer:

No, tingling behind the sternum is not a symptom of MG. This is an unusual symptom and I not sure what to make of it. I would discuss it with your primary care doctor or endocrinologist. Take care.

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Response by:

John G Quinlan, MD John G Quinlan, MD
Professor of Neurology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati