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Lebanon, Missouri
A 36-year-old female asked:

Chest press, shoulder pain, back pain, cheek pain and neck pain for over 1 week. could this be early warning signs of a heart attack?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Not likely: The pain seems to be involving different areas of your body, is it mostly left sided? The duration also, 1 week, is not consistent with angina or chest pain due to cardiac disease. A search for alternate causes for the pain is recommended. Please do talk to your doctor about your symptoms.
Dr. Paul Pyles
Dr. Paul Pyles commented
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Chest pain of cardiac origin needs to be ruled out. It is possible to have referred pain to the areas you mentioned. If not allergic, take an aspirin and call your doctor as soon as possible.
Mar 26, 2015
Dr. Paul Pyles
Dr. Paul Pyles commented
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
On second thought, you should be seen immediately. Call 911. Go to the ER by ambulance. Do not attempt to drive yourself. Please get an evaluation immediately.
Mar 26, 2015
Last updated Mar 26, 2015

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