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A 47-year-old male asked about a 31-year-old male:

If one has left arm pain but no chest pain, could it be heart related still?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: Yes, the symptoms of cardiac disease can be quite variable, particularly in women. Patients can definitely have even serious cardiac events with little or no chest pain. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause, cardiac or otherwise. Consider being checked.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

How do I treat left arm pain that is without chest pain?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
arm pain: See a dr. And get checked to see what the cause of the arm pain is, likely musculoskeletal.
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Agree w/ colleague. If your arm or shoulder hurts when u move your arm/ shoulder than more than likely it is emanating from here... If it doesn't ; see your primary care physician ... Good Luck!
Oct 24, 2013

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