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my left hand (back side) has pulling discomfort for the past 10-15 days..consulted doc, says maybe stress or hormonal.. bulging veins occasionally?

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Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
Thoracic Surgery 52 years experience
Pain aling the left: Pain and numbness in the left hand, and usually felt in the entire arm and shoulder as well, could be the result of a myocardial infarction (heart attack). Shortness of breath, pain into the throat, deep pain or pressure sensation underneath the breastbone, accompanied by pain in the hand and arm should be determined by a physician if the heart is the cause.

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