A member asked:

Is having pain in your neck shoulder chest and down your arm called having a heart attack even if its only mild breathing difficulties?

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Dr. Steven Guyton answered

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery

The pattern of symptoms you describe is very suspicious for a heart attack or angina pec toros, caused by not enough blood getting to the heart. This person should be carefully checked for coronary artery disease.

Answered Jan 20, 2021



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