A 21-year-old female asked:
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i get a horrible sharp pain in my left arm, sometimes my back and down my left leg. could this be a sign of a heart attack or what could it be?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: It's not a sign of a heart attack.
Answered on Nov 6, 2014
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