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A 19-year-old female asked:

today i was walking for about 5 h. and i felt very sharp pain in my heart, i also feel weakness in my left arm and leg, what's wrong ?!

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Hard to say: Without actual examination. Heart pain is worrisome. Unilateral weakness of arm and leg could mean warning sign of stroke. At your age, both of these are unlikely, but possible. Get to a doctor now.

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Last updated Jul 1, 2013

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