A 41-year-old member asked:
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does your heart hurt during a heart attack?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, most times: It does.
Answered on Aug 2, 2012
Dr. Eric Toloza
30 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Usually: This is what causes angina and the feeling of an elephant sitting on your chest. But some people have silent heart attacks, with no pain, especially in people with neuropathy, like diabetics or if taking pain meds for other reasons.
Answered on Mar 11, 2015
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