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I am having pain in my neck and tightness in my chest aslo feeling a little light headed not feeling right at all feel like i am out of it sometimes

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
If : If you haven't already done so - call 911. This could be a heart attack. Here are possible symptoms of a mycocardial infarction (heart attack). Chest pain, tightness, squeezing or fullness is the most common presentation. However the pain can also present in the upper back, the upper middle abdomen, jaw, head, teeth or in the arms (left more than right). One could have nausea, vomiting or it could feel like indigestion or heartburn. Feeling short of breath, sweating and just feeling out of sorts can also occur. About a fourth of people have no significant symptoms during a heart attack.
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