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Awful heartburn.left arm pain with whole arm tingling. arm prob lasted about 5 minutes. was 3 days ago. Could this have been a heart attack?

Awful  heartburn.left arm pain with whole arm tingling.  arm prob lasted about 5 minutes. was 3 days ago. Could this have been a heart attack?

L arm pain: Given the background, history, age/gender likely the isolated event was GI etiology though I'd suggest an ECG and cardiovascular risk assessment driven further evaluation ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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Is weakness, tingling and pain in left arm normal during and after heartburn? Heartburn isn't frequent, but arm pain, weakness and tingling is new.

Focal Weakness: Focal weakness and pain in your arm cannot be related to heartburn. It most likely is resulting from your neck and possibly the herniated disk, but I really would need more information to provide a more definitive answer. ...Read more

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Off/on squeezing in left shoulder, left arm pain, and sometimes brief, heartburn like pain in center of chest. In past, EKG was fine. What is wrong?

Off/on squeezing in left shoulder, left arm pain, and sometimes brief, heartburn like pain in center of chest. In past, EKG was fine. What is wrong?

Not your heart: Unless you are diabetic or use cocaine, this is not your heart. "common things happen commonly". You almost certainly have a strained left shoulder muscle and intermittent heart burn. ...Read more

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I get shoulder pain, left arm pain, back pain and heartburn. I'm worried about a heart attack. It happens every day though. What could it be?

I get shoulder pain, left arm pain, back pain and heartburn. I'm worried about a heart attack. It happens every day though. What could it be?

Multiple: Many things are possible, but the heart attack will harm you the most. See a doc, get thatruled out, then they will look for stomach ulcer, gerd, esosphagitis, herniated disc in neck, etc. ...Read more

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Left back shoulder, left arm pain, heart burn?

Left back shoulder,  left arm pain,  heart burn?

More info: In general, if the symptoms change with eating, it is likely gi. If the discomfort getw worse with physical activity, cardiac causes may need to be considered. If it gets worse worse with movement of your shoulder or arm, it may be musculoskeletal or a pinched nerve. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Left arm pain and dizziness?

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 more

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Left arm pain after eating?

Can tell here but...: Don't know details of age, health status, tobacco, family history, location, (inner, outer), neck, back pain, onset, duration, other, etc . Could be gut or cardiac. Call your doc. If new symptom, esp if associated sweats, nausea, short of breath, chest discomfort, lightheaded er asap. ...Read more

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Is left leg and left arm pain harmful?

Is left leg and left arm pain harmful?

could B: A lot more information is needed to b able 2 even try 2 give u an answer. Injury, neck injury, weakness, numbness, tingling ; more. C an ortho guy for evaluation ; x-rays 4 a beginning point. ...Read more

Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more


Arm Pain (Definition)

Arm pain can mean many things. See a hand or ...Read more