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Schaumburg, IL
A 32-year-old female asked:

I have shooting pain in left elbow. terrible random pain. also shooting pain and dull ache in left shoulder blade? worried about heart.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Must call the doctor: A person with chest, left shoulder, or left arm pain symptoms and is worried about her heart, has to go to her doctor or the E.R. to be checked for a heart attack now. That means not waiting at home to see if it becomes a bad heart attack. It could turn out to be a lung problem, a bone or muscle problem, a nerve problem, or an acid reflux problem, but the heart attack kills people.
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Last updated Oct 8, 2018


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