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Can Heart Attack Symptoms Last For Days
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Myocardial Infarction means some of the heart muscle dies because of insufficient oxygen supply. Most often this occurs because the coronary artery is blocked by plaque & clot. Other causes include tears in the artery wall, extremely high oxygen demand (eg, rapid arrhythmia, heart valve disorder, or severe systemic illness.) Prompt treatment can minimize heart damage & ...Read more
Seconds to hours: Usually pretty quick to declare although some are staggering, stuttering in occurrence.
Briefly: It is in evolution when that symptom comes along. Pallor, pain, diaphoresis, feel really bad!
Heart attack: Typically some form of chest discomfort often accompanied by breathlessness, sweat, nausea, palpitations, a sense of impending doom, anxiety, with radiation of discomfort to various areas in the SVC distribution;BUT some or all of these may or may not be present in the majority of presentations. A large minority up to 20=40% present with very atypical symptoms inc. Painless
Last night I had the obvious classic symptoms of heart attack I slept t off but when I wake up I was weak and n sleepy is it gone?
Heart Attack: If indeed you had had a "heart attack" you would be strongly advised to go to the ER immediately.
Woke up with dull pain in upper back (no specific spot) and some reflux that both have lasted all day. Common heart attack symptom? Or my anxiety?
Probably not: More likely your symptoms are GI or musculoskeletal in nature, if going by the odds. Why? Because of the description of your symptoms, your young age, and your gender. Statistically speaking it's unlikely to be a heart attack. Nonetheless, if symptoms persist then a good idea to go get checked out
Can gradual and mild pain in left shoulder, arm, forearm and between shoulder blades that lasts for 2 months be a symptoms of heart attack in 22yrs?
No: Heart attacks are more sudden and acute. It is unlikely to survive a heart attack that would last 2 months. Usually, heart attacks are in older people and present with sudden symptoms that become severe and without urgent treatment leads to further deterioration. Please, discuss with your doctor.See 1 more doctor answer
I was having pressure in my chest to the upper left of my heart near my armpit last year and its back I went to the ER last year around this time because I was having heart attack like symptoms but they couldn't find anything. Its back now but not as sever
It varies: There are many causes of chest pain, of which heart attack is just one. Serious causes of chest pain include heart attack, torn aorta, torn esophagus, collapsed lung, blood clot in the lung and pericarditis. If you still have chest pain, further testing may help to find the cause.See 1 more doctor answer
Husband had stent last year. Now has same symptoms, radiating chest pain, dizziness. Had a clear angiogram and EKG 1 week ago. Danger of heart attack?
With known coronary: Disease (previous stent) there is always the possibility for heart attack but it should be considerably lower with a normal recent angiogram and EKG. Contact your husband's health care provider and discuss your concerns. He/she will have a better idea of what to advise for management since he/she has the whole picture.
Heart attack: "heart attack " symptoms can indeed persist or be recurrent for 7 days, go to the Dr or A&E immediately.
My boyfriend gets pain on his right side when he lifts his arm. It has been going on for a few days. Would there be other symptoms iif heart attack?
Heart palps getting worse. Wore monitor for 2 days last wk. Heard nothing. Palps lead to heart attack?
Palpitations: Benign palpitations usually don't lead to a heart attack. There are monitors that can be worn for upto a month or a week if needed to capture the extra beats. Again, most of these are not life threatening and can be controlled, but first the monitor needs to identify and capture the arrhythmia.See 1 more doctor answer
Chest discomfort for 7 days, everywhere. All tests say no heart issues. Can it be a heart attack if the symptoms are all day eveyday?
I have another SVT  in total plus I hav had a heart attack in be tween these episodes. This last one 5 days ago has left me feeling very anxious, ?
I stopped smoking cigarettes for 6 days now and I have heart attack like symptoms the pains to my neck. ....Whats going on?
Can stress in a 23yo female cause a heart attack. Can chest ache that lasts for days be a heart attack. It isn't painfull or get worse?
NO: Since you are on BCP be very suspicious of DVT and Chronic PE. Seek medical exam and test for PESee 1 more doctor answer
Chest aches on and off for few days not painful just ache 22yo female can heart attack last days ache doesn't change just stays the same?
Ache: Highly unlikely to be heart in a 22y/o female
How long can heart attack pain last? Left arm / chest has hurt on and off for 3 days. Pain moves around, feels achy. Too long for heart attack?
No not too long for: Heart attack. Go to ER immediately to check this out.
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