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Left Hand Numb Heart Attack
Is weird numbness and tingling on the left side of your left hand a symptom of impending heart attack?
Probably not: Arm pain that radiates (travels to) the hand and particularly the fingers is usually not heart related, but more likely to be a pinched nerve in the neck. The is referred to as cervical neuropahy, if it comes from the spine, or brachial neuropathy, if it comes from lower down. I've seem this happen if someone leans heavily on crutches they have been using for a sprained knee. ...Read more
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
See a dr asap: This could be- although probably not. Still seek medical attention asap to make certain it is not a heart attack. From there, if it is not, they will work up your hand. ...Read more
I male 24. Feeling my left hand numb as blood running through my hand. A little chest pain and headache. Is this symptom of heart attack, hbp or else?
Left hand pain: In a 20-year old the pain is most likely from the left hand or wrist, low probability of heart related. ...Read more
Heart attack: Left-hand pain means left-hand pain. Sometimes heart attack has left arm and pain associated with it. Left-hand pain could be due to arthrits, trauma, infection and a myriad of non heart attack things.......... ...Read more
Needs evaluation: Symptoms of left sided pain and numbness in the arm can often be confused with a heart attack. However, it is critical that any symptoms of left arm pain associated with any cardiac issues such as chest pain or shortness of breath have an evaluation to rule out a heart attack. ...Read more
I have sharp shooting pain in my left hand and middle finger does that mean signs of a heart attack? I'm 28 years old and a female.
No: The typical pain from a heart attack is shoulder to arm. The pain you describe is more neurological. Still, be safe and check it out. Rare things always happen. ...Read more
My left shoulder down to my left elbow down to my left-hand hurts and tingles. Could i be getting ready to have a heart attack?
Unlikely: Heart attacks (the arteries to the heart) are not a consideration for your age and sex, unless you have other severe medical conditions. It is most likely myofascial referred pain when the tingling follows a classic path from a large muscle in the shoulder to the same arm. Massaging the muscle where it is coming from will help, posture issues or overuse problems are usually the source. ...Read more
My left arm is falling sleep and my left-hand hurt for the pass three days and also have chills. Are those symptoms of a heart attack? I am 35
Unlikely: Left arm falling asleep is more likely related to peripheral nerve issues of the arm or shoulder. Symptoms worrisome for acute heart issues are chest pain extending to the left arm. Chills are very nonspecific and can be associated with many disorders including flu, infection and other systemic maladies. ...Read more
Not usually: If it doesn't get better go have it checked out. ...Read more
Left arm a bit numb, now I have tingling in pinky up side of palm. Slight pain from my elbow up. I've had migraines with aura. Possibly heart attack?
Left arm nerve issue: Heart attack symptoms can cause left arm symptoms, but in a young patient without other issues would be very unusual. It also should not be migraine aura unless this has been part of your aura before. More likely you have peripheral nerve irritation that may be at the elbow (ulnar nerve) or possibly at the brachial plexus or cervical spine. See your doctor if it persists. ...Read more
Help pls. Last night I thought i ws having heart attack. My body was numb with tingling. Hands were closing due to numbness (i have hist of anxiety)?
Does an anxiety attack make you feel like you're having a heart attack? Numbness in the hands & feet. Fast heart beat. Loss of breath
Anxiety: Anxiety attacks and panic attacks can feel exactly as you describe. At 19 anxiety is far more common than a heart attack. Heart attack is not impossible but statistically the anxiety attack would be overwhelmingly more probable in a young person. Discussing with your Dr. and if appropriate having cardiac testing or help with anxiety is a good course of action. ...Read more
Had heart attack 5 yrs ago, had stent put in a coma for 3 days. Last month, have difficulty breathing, arms/legs weak or heavy, numbness in hand
See your doctor: See your doctor asap, these can be symptoms of cardiac trouble. ...Read more
I am 32 yrs female i been having left arm numbness and my upper back it's been hurting on and off it's that a sing of a heart attack?
Heart attack: Women tend to have variable and atypical symptoms. Please see your pcp if your symptoms have resolved or go to the er if you have ongoing symptoms. ...Read more
I have pain in my left & right hand from shoulder to wrist for 2 days can that be heart related or early symptom of heart attack? Iam just 22 yrs old
Last night woke up from sleep heart beating very fast I had pain there felt like I couldn't breathe at all. Heart attack? Left arm numb prior to bed
Either or neither:
Substernal pain, radiation to left or right arm and or neck
Pallor, irregular heart, nause and some variable numbness can all occur
also be aware, some have heart attack and no symptoms! ...Read more
I feel slightly heavy and a tiny bit numb in my left forearm, what could this mean? I had a heart attack last March but am doing fine now.
This could be the: Signs of a neurological event such as TIA. You should get this checked out as soon as possible. ...Read more
Possible heart attack? I'm 26 Been having palpitations, dizziness that goes away when sitting or lying down and left arm numbness/burning for few days
See a doctor: Palpitations and dizziness that disappear with sitting or lying down are not suggestive of an acute heart attack, but these symptoms need evaluation. The numbness and burning of the left arm may or may not be related. There are many possibilities for these symptoms, including panic disorder, episodic irregular heart beats, anemia. Please see your doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more
Why is it that I feel as if I am having a heart attack every time I try to fall asleep, I am awoken by a jolt my heart is racing my left arm is numb?
Can an 18-year old have a heart attack? Ever since I was little, I have always had chest pain, sometimes I pass out, makes me dizzy, numbness in my left arm. The chest pain will last from a few seconds to 30 minutes, then goes away, however it happens mor
Aortic root, aortic valvular disease
anomalous coronary origin
But as another has noted: Cocaine and other drugs of abuse are more likely. ...Read more
My left arm & hand have been tingling for months. No idea why. I'm 25. No heart attack. Could i be sleeping on it strangely?
Yes, position impt: Assuming it is intermittent and is most nticable in the am upon arising, sleep position is a real possibility. Suggest using pillows to force you to sleep with er on the back or oppositie side. Play detective related to possible causes which are mechanical. Truck drivers get it with the left arm propped on a ledge or arm rest as an example. If it persists and exam would be reasonable. ...Read more
My lefthand and my left foot keep going numb. Should i be worried. I have had a heart attack 10yrs, ago. No high blood pressure?
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