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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
No difference: Classic symptoms again are chest pressure like an elephant sitting on chest which can radiate to jaw, teeth or left arm (usually) with cold sweats, an ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Kaufman
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes but not likley: Chest pain can be from heart but in your case this would be less likely given age. Other possibilities would be pulmonary embolus (blood clot in lung) ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Same: The signs and symptoms are the same, such as chest pain, shortness of breath, arrhythmias, and such. The issue has been that for reasons not clearly u ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
No: These are the typical signs: Chest discomfort. Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest pain: Can vary from mild to crushing chest pain, shortness if breath, neck jaw pain, abdominal pain, or cold sweats.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Several reasons: If the cardiologist has been informed and deemed it to be non-cardiac. The simplest explanation is anxiety.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
No: The typical pain from a heart attack is shoulder to arm. The pain you describe is more neurological. Still be safe and check it out. Rare things alway ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lev Lubarsky
22 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: Chest pressure, pain, tightness. Some radiation to you're arm, jaw, shoulder may be present. Typically lasting >10min, maybe accompanying by sweeting, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Muscle damage: When heart muscle is injured troponin leaks into the blood where it can be measured. Elevated levels typically indicate some damage to the heart. Ther ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Heart Attack: Costochondritis is inflammation of the bone to cartilage of the sternum (breastbone). The pain is worse when you push on this area. A heart attack ... Read More
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