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signs of heart attack in women over 60

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Similar: Anterior crushing pressure with arm extension- radiation. Angina= neck pain or "feeling" impending doom! anxiety shortness of breath diaphoresis ... Read More
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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Same as anyone: Chest pressure as if someone or an elephant is sitting on the chest. Discomfort my go to jaw or shoulder or left arm (mainly but not specifically), sw ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Similar: Anterior crushing pressure with arm extension- radiation. Angina= neck pain or "feeling" impending doom! anxiety shortness of breath diaphoresis ... Read More
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Heart attack: Pain in chest, jaw, back, shoulder, or arm, or dizzy spells. Also shortness of breath, fatigue, or just not feeling right. And then there may be no sy ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 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
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ehsan Ansari
30 years experience Cardiology
Various: Typical presentation of heart attack is chest pain, pressure in the chest, jaw pain, back or arm pain. Patients may have symptoms of heartburn. But ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
Usually the same: Heart attacks (mi) usually cause the same symptoms in both men and women: chest pain or pressure that can go to arm or jaw, sweating, nausea, shortnes ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
MI: read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myocardial_infarction
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Heart attack : Chest pain, chest pressure, arm pain, shoulder, epigastric or upper back pain. Also shortness of breath, or flu like symptoms. Or just not feeling wel ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
40 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
31 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

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