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throbing pain in left rist is it a sign of heart attack

A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ruth Spector
34 years experience Critical Care
Not likely: Diabetics can have atypical signs and symptoms when experiencing a heart attack, these are not them. But if there is any doubt get checked at your do ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Betro Sadek
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pleurisy : Likely pleuritic pain .. which is inflammation of the cover of the lungs ! So it should improve with ibuprofen 800 mg three time daily for 1 week Mig ... Read More
A 31-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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Can't say: The symptoms of heart attack can vary quite a bit. Some patients have no symptoms at all. Pins and needles in the shoulder blades are not the usuall ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Barbuto
Specializes in Neurology
Statistically, no: The character of the pain and its distribution would make this a very improbable answer. However, answers regarding symptoms are statistical replies ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
It could be.: It's possible, so please seek medical care now. Minutes can make the difference!
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A female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: The fact that your arm pain is triggered by movement speaks against a cardiac origin, most likely musculoskeletal. If you had a DVT in the left arm ve ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Probably not: You may have simply slept on your arm wrong or hit it sometime throughout the night or earlier. I would recommend seeing a doctor if you truly feel li ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Symptom: generally that wouldn;t be a symptom of heart attack
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I : I will list some of the symptoms of a mycocardial infarction (heart attack). Chest pain, tightness, squeezing or fullness is the most common presenta ... Read More
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