A member asked:

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

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha answered

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery

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.

Answered 10/3/2016


Dr. Klaus d Lessnau answered

Specializes in Pulmonary Critical Care

Check with your doc: As soon as you are thinking about a heart attack check with your doc. And discuss your risk factors.

Answered 2/22/2013



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