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A 29-year-old female asked:

I am a type 2 diabetic i am having chest pains that make my shoulder feel numb and i also get headaches and pain on the right side of my head. what's?

3 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Hear attack ?: Chest pain in diabetic pts is a serious condition , need to rule out heart attack and stroke , unlikely though as you are young.
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Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Is your heart?: Dm 2 patients like you have increases risk of cardiovascular disease. You should let your physician know asap and hand your heart checked! good luck!
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 24 years experience
Have it evaluated: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications.
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Last updated Mar 27, 2014

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