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Can you let me know is it the left arm or right arm pain that is a worry for heart disease?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Left.: Left arm, unless a rare condition known as situs inversus (when organs are on opposite side, so heart would be rt side), then rt arm, but that is a very very very rare condition.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

Is it the left arm or right arm pain that is a worry for heart disease?

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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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The typical : Symptom is pressure chest pain irradiated to the left arm and possibly neck worsening with activities. If severe, it could be associated with nausea, vomiting, palpitations, sweating, dizziness and shortness of breath.

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Last updated Jul 6, 2014

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