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Heart Palpitations And Left Arm Pain
Seek help right away: You did not provide much information, but if these symptoms just started today and you have not been evaluated for them before, i encourage you to go to your nearest er for proper evaluation with ECG and possibly a stress test to make sure you are not having a heart attack or other heart ischemia. ...Read more
Palpitations is the symptom, not the diagnosis. They are the 'abnormal awareness of the beating heart'. This can include the heart going to fast, too slow, too hard, irregularly, skipping a beat. The causes are varied eg electrical problems (both sinister and not sinister), extra beats (mostly harmless), anxiety, thyroid problem. If persistent or worrying then get checked for ...Read more
PVCs, left arm pain, left jaw pain, left shoulder pain. Heart tested over and over- fine. But I'm sure pain comes from my heart and skipped beats.Why?
TOS & Anxiety: 20's female concerned for heart disease not discoverable complains of unilateral "jaw, shoulder, and arm pain". A unifying diagnosis might be Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Cervical spine disorders and anxiety are considerations. See an Osteopath. Avoid Chiropractors, who are not legally allowed to diagnose. ...Read more
Having inner left arm pain intermittently after exertion. Some heart palpitations and tightness across chest. Is this a heart attack?
Tricky: Bayesian analysis is the likelihood of something is the product of how strong the evidence TIMES how likely the thing is to begin with. Great speech*0% noncorrupt politician is still zero likelihood . In theory, exercise induced pain in chest radiating down the arm is classic for heart. Rare heart attacks in young people without cocaine or meth use, but more than honest pols. Get Checked Out. ...Read more
Pain: Left arm and chest pain are not always cardiac related. Within the spectrum of symptoms of cardiac ischemia lie the pains in left arm and chest. Many other things can also cause these symptoms. When the symptoms are associated with other complaints and findings, they are compatible with cardiac relation. ...Read more
See below: At your age neck pain that runs down the arm with or without spasms and heaviness sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. Sometimes arm pain could be related to your heart or other conditions. See your physician soon for workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Random twinges of neck pain on either side. Mild left side chest cramp/arm pain. Good EKG, heart enzymes, and chest xray. 21, active. Heart problem?
Neck pain: It is very unlikely at your age for chest pain to be related to your heart, especially with a normal workup. If you have been weight training, you may have muscle strain in the neck and chest. Are you anxious? Some folks get chest pain and it is due to panic attacks that come unexpectantly. If that could be the case, see your doctor. Take Ibuprofen 400mg 3x/day with food for muscle strain. ...Read more
Heart palpitations, left arm pain, chest pressure, shortness of breath. What are these symptoms of?
It can be signs and: Symptoms of coronary artery disease. If symptoms worse during activities and improve with rest the probability of heart problem increase. Do u have any risk factors? Obesity, smoking, high blood pressure and chol, family history, sedentary lifestyle, diabetes, kidney problems? Each of the above will increase probability too. Get doctor evaluation asap for a better history and physical. ...Read more
Heart palpitations teeth pain jaw pain left arm shoulder pain chest pain stomach burns pain in left ribcage belching feel like can't catch breath ?
Left side chest cramp. Ache in fingers on both hands. Random twinges of arm pain. Good EKG, heart enzymes, and chest xray 3weeks ago. Heart issue?
Left shoulder ache. Twinges of pain into left arm. Left fingers cramp. Happens on right side too. Good EKG, xray, and heart enzymes. Heart issue? 21yr
What causes 15 second pain between neck and left shoulder?Also felt as if left arm and upper chest were numb. PCP says heart ok.Severe cardiac anxiety
Left arm pain and left chest cramp, twinges of neck pain. Good EKG, chest X-ray, and heart enzymes 2 week ago. 21, active. Heart issue?
Rare but...: At your age it would be unusual to have a heart issue. Ask your doc about heart ECHO. No big deal to be safe. Have your cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure checked, and have family history evaluated by your doc. Good luck Hopefully this is nothing to worry about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is unlikely that: the pains and palpitations are in any way related. If they persist you should seek a health care professional evaluation. ...Read more
Pain in center of chest. Echo EKG normal. Have anxiety and 7 months pregnant. Pain left side neck and left shoulder blade also?
Psychotherapy: Ask your OBGYN for a referral to a psychologist for an eval. A few sessions might tell if talk therapy can guide you thru this or if preg-safe meds are needed too. This is important to do now to reduce the risks of severe post-partum depression/anx. That's harder to treat - and the baby demands are greater. Planning for the life changes is easier w/ help/support. Help (like it says) can help. Best ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes short pinching pains in chest above left breast below collarbone? Pcp says heart ok.CARDIAC ANXIETY! Shoulder and neck tension!
Likely correct: Depending on what, if any, testing your PCP did to come to his/her conclusion, the general characteristics you describe are not primarily cardiovascular. Musculoskeletal or less likely, gastrointestinal, causes may be the culprit. Not likely warranting a stress test, but for your anxiety, may be considered (though your insurance company may disagree...keep that in mind) ...Read more
Svt: Svt can cause the symptoms you describe. ...Read more
Left scapula and left anterior chest pain with deep breath and certain shoulder movement assoc with left hand and left foot tingling, left arm ache???
Musculoskeletal: It is impossible to diagnose based on this information, but the description is most compatible with a musculoskeletal problem, from arthritis in the shoulder to stress injury from moving, lifting, weights, etc. If it worsens, or if you develop dull chestpain, fever, or shortness of breath, see your doctor! ...Read more
Chest pain and inside left arm pain. My symptoms match heart disease and heart failure,diagnosed with GERD after normal echo ECG and chest X-ray. Help?
Symptoms : sounds like you don't have what you decided you have. Why don't you discuss with the Doc you saw. Out here we don't know more about you than that Doc does. ...Read more
Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also ...Read more
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