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can a heart attack cause jaw pain alone

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Most people will still have the chest pressure but some people complain of the pain the jaw or the arm alone, still usually with other symptoms as fee ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Variable: Some people can highlight feeling jaw pain and maybe having heart attack, and that is the minority of cases. Majority still will have chest pressure. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pyle
38 years experience Dentistry
Deep throbbing: Most commonly reported is a deep, throbbing pain which seems to be coming from a lower molar and radiating to ear or down the arm. Mimics a tooth tha ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
It can be: It's very possible. It is more likely related to something associated with the jaw, but there is a chance that it is pain associated with the heart. G ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sure: It's not the most common, but not everyone reads the books and atypical symptoms without chest pain can possibly be a heart attack.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: But heart disease needs to be ruled out because you don't die of pinched nerves in the neck (cervical vertebrae) which could do all 3, or from combina ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
No: Stress and anxiety do not typically raise troponin levels. Medical conditions such as severe high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, renal fail ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
29 years experience Dentistry
No: Pain will not hurt your heart. If there is pain, there might be infection too. If there is infection you will have a low grade infection throughout ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Significant stress, from any cause, whether it be extreme physical exertion, emotional distress or extreme anxiety can precipitate a myocardial infarc ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Would be rare: Common things are common and rare things are rare. It would be extremely uncommon for you to have a heart attack at 22 that has lasted for "days" and ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Erik Voogd
19 years experience Pain Management
No and Yes: Well... I guess kinda :) and yes people have survived heart attacks without going to the hospital. Although, I obviously wouldn't recommend it! ;)
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Lots of drugs (too many to list) can have cardiac side effects. However, to ask what drugs can cause a heart attack is a strange question. Just in cas ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Guyton
45 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Everyone feels the discomfort of a heart attack differently. It is quite possible to have no pain at all and have a severe heart attack.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: Pleuritis, pericarditis, air trapping in copd, gerd, pulmonary embolism, musculosketal pain like muscle pull, costochondritis etc.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: In the individual who is at risk and has underlying coronary artery disease.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: Stress can induce a "broken heart"syndrome(google it) with ECG & bloodtest abnormalties,uncommon but not rare;so any persistent chest pain syndrom ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
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Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthm ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Isaac Vielma
18 years experience Family Medicine
Mimics...: Anxiety and stress can cause many symptoms including stomach ache, headache and chest pain. Anxiety attacks can mimic the same symptoms as a heart att ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Yes: When the heart has to work harder because of significant hypertension, it requires more oxygen. In some cases, the oxygen demand may be more then eve ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Cardiac Evaluation: One condition is potentially life threatening, angina, and the other is not. You should be evaluated by a physician to exclude life threatening causes ... Read More
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