I've been experiencing numbness in some of my fingers for several years now. At first it was just my right hand, and only the index & second finger, causing them to turn completely white from my nails to about the first or second joint in the fingers. It lasts anywhere from a few minutes to at least a half hour sometimes. I figured it might be carpel tunnel, since this is the hand I injured about 30 years ago. But, this week I've had it in both hands. I've also had tingling on the left side of my spine, leading to the left side on my neck, where I've had shingles pain since December. I've also had back trouble about 25 years, with 3 surguries on my back, so I thought maybe this might be the cause of the tingling numbness in my back. To be honest I never thought the tingling had anything to do with my heart, but in September of last year, I was diagnosed with pleurisy, and after the scan was done to diagnose this, I was told that I had 'the beginnings of heart disease!' I can't work anymore, and cannot afford to go out & run up a bunch of tests trying to find out 'what kind of heart disease' I might have. My husband has enough bills to pay, without me adding more medical expenses that I owe. So, I was just wondering if anyone can shed light on this with what you might have experienced?
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