Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Could heart pain be in the upper left back

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
GERD: I see you're treated for GERD and have taken Nexium/Esomeprazole. At 29, your risk for heart disease is exceptionally low. Your symptoms are very stro ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
No: No. It doesn't.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Left arm or left chest discomfort may be heart related. In volvement of the lower extremity is almost always non cardiac.
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Chest side?: Pressure type chest pain on your left side or center associated with activities and getting better with rest is highly suggestive of angina pectoris a ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Left chest pain: Likely pleuritis (inflammation of lung lining ) or costochondritis- inflammation of rib joints or pericarditis inflammation of heart lining -all are ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Many issues: To evaluate your heart murmur, you should have an echocardiogram. Stinging pain in your chest does not mean it's coming from your heart and, if fact, ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Pain: stabbing pain is Unlikely to be cardiac. Pot could possibly be related but not common
1
1 thank
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Typical: "typical" heart pain is a left-sided dull ache or pressure (a weight on the chest). Often this is accompanied by worsening with any exertion, shortne ... Read More
1
1 thank
A male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: With symptoms lasting this long you need to be seen by your doctor who will examine and test you to see what's wrong.
1
1 thank
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kedarnath Vaidya
Specializes in Cardiology
Get basic tests: You are describing positional pain - there are many causes - have you had a fever or sore throat ? Do you have chronic illness ? Any fall or injury? ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Leeson
4 years experience General Practice
Seek help: Left sided chest pain with hand pain can be a myocardial infarction (heart attack) even at the age of 27, especially if you have a family history of h ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month