Pressure, red hands and stabbing pains

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I get prolonged feeling of pressure at the centre of my chest - near xiphoid / bottom of sternum (going from diagrams and trying to match to my body) 

I also get sharp / stabbing pains to (my) left of sternum, approx two ribs up. Several times a week at random, night or day. 

Have also been suffering from swollen glands, in the neck and armpits. Glands go up and down intermittently, not always at the same time as other symptoms. Even when not swollen they feel very tender. 

Chills and unusual variations in body temperature - regardless of room temperature. I also suffer from night sweats, soaking the bedclothes, I also get a lot of headaches which is abnormal for me.

Energy levels low. Motivation low. Higher than normal blood pressure 

Chest pains since around June 2014 and for the last two years hands and feet constant redness. This has become much more uncomfortable since around March 2014 when it started to affect my everyday life. When body temperature goes up hands and feet will feel as if burning, as if a lot of pressure was being applied. Similar to if you pressed your palms hard on a desk until they heated up. This is especially bad during the night, I have to keep hands and feet outside of blanket. It stops me from sleeping. It moves like pins and needles but feels like burning. The redness is blotchy, there are spots (not raised but small spot sized areas) where it’s more concentrated a darker red. 

I don't know if these symptoms are connected, doctors haven't found anything wrong. Our surgery is busy and it's not always easy to see a doctor. The doctor will say "what do you want me to do?" 

Feel helpless. Am female aged 41

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    I get all of these you mentioned but my hands vary they either go ice cold very white because I have reynolds and burn or they heat up and I get all the feelings you do I have chest pressure now like a brick but that's center and breats/above breasts the sharp stabbing pain I think everybody gets sharp stabbing pains randomly that last seconds in the ribs or around that area my little sister does too she's 14 started when she was 12 .

    chest pain I have been suffering a year now with it I was actually in hospital for it last year to this day ! And I have it now and I feel I need to go back 🙈 .

    My heart rate and blood pressure seems to be up a lot more at the moment but not enough for treatment so I do believe anxiety can cause all of this but also maybe a defiency in something all my bloods come back normal but so did my friends after her like 4th blood test finally realised she was low on vitamin d xx

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      My vitamins were actually up last test but white blood cells were bad yet doctor blames smoking - he's very anti-smoking which is fair enough but he seems to demonize smokers for symptoms that may have nothing to do with it. Thanks for replying Steph, it's good to know am not the only one who has undiagnosed pains like this. 
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      I get told the same about all of the smoking situation I could go for a spot and it will be smoking lol but I think maybe I know where my chest pain is coming from acid indegestion because I'm burping a lot of it up laterly and I'm wondering if this is why all these symtoms are
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