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I have a dull ache in my left shoulder that shoots down to my elbow and/or wrist is this a symptom of a heart attack i do have two bug bites on same shoulder

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Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
Thoracic Surgery 41 years experience
Yes, : Yes, it is possible. Angina or the pain from heart can easily present as left arm or shoulder pain. You would need stress test which will probably reveal the nature and origin of the pain.
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 38 years experience
Check with your doc: As soon as you are thinking about a heart attack check with your doc. And discuss your risk factors.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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