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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. William m Simpson
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Usually deep: But there is not an answer that fits every occurrence. Cardiac chest pain is usually dull ache or squeezing sensation beneath the breastbone, sometim... Read More
Dr. Craig Carter
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
Can be either: Chest pain with a heart attack comes from the damaged tissue causing irritation of the tissue around it. Shoulder and arm pain are from irritation of ... Read More
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Cardiology 23 years experience
Dull: Typical pain is a pressure or heaviness, tightness sensation. However patient's perception of pain is different.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Chet tube: Please go to the er right away!. You just had a heart attack and a collapsed lung - now the chest tube does not work- this is no good as it affects BP... Read More
Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine 17 years experience
Another or: Presumably you or your loved one are in an ICU at this point. What happens next depends on why the chest tube isn't working. Anotherr chest tube may... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine 17 years experience
Other possibilities: Given your age and gender, a heart attack is unlikely. Generalized anxiety can cause similar symptoms, but there are a long list of other problems th... Read More
Dr. Zakare Salifu
Cardiology 18 years experience
Yes: Depends on what type of work up was done in er to rule out mi, anxiety can cause similar symptoms but you might need stress test.
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
Anesthesiology 39 years experience
Need further workup: The er can only tell if you are having a heart attack or severe ischemia at the moment. You can be having prinzmetal angina which is when the coronar... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Waskowitz
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not: Symmetrical "spots" usually not consistent with cancer presentation.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
See doctor: You are very young and have no risk factors for a heart attack if your family history is clear. When you see your doctor he will want to know if you ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Replogle
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Not usually. See MD: A cervical disc on the left can cause pain in to left shoulder/scapula and in to the arm. The pain can give a patient fatigue if sleep is impaired. T... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Heart attack: There is the phenomenon of silent heart attack which is as you describe.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Yes: A doctor can do tests to tell the difference, but there is no way for you to tell the difference by yourself. However, at 27 you would be VERY young ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Obsessions: It is not unusual for one in their late teens to be pre-occupied with either of two myths. That they might not make it to 21 or they are invulnerable ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
Cardiology 39 years experience
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

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