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Pain in chest mostly left side. Pain can be dull or sharp . Rapid heartbeat. Pain in left arm, neck and shoulder. My dr gave me Buspar (buspirone) for anxierty.?

Pain in chest mostly left side. Pain can be dull or sharp . Rapid heartbeat. Pain in left  arm, neck and shoulder. My dr gave me Buspar (buspirone) for anxierty.?

Not for Here: You're young and the likelihood of serious heart problems is low, especially if you've had a normal echocardiogram, but every person is different and i just admitted someone at 28 yrs old for a heart attack, so my advice to you is that only an in-person eval can help you get to the bottom of your issues; the web forum, especially with its character limit, is probably seriously inadequate to task. ...Read more

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Pain in chest mostly left side. Pain can be dull or sharp . Rapid heartbeat. Pain in left arm, neck and shoulder. My dr gave me Buspar (buspirone) for anxiety?

Pain in chest mostly left side. Pain can be dull or sharp . Rapid heartbeat. Pain in left arm, neck and shoulder. My dr gave me Buspar (buspirone) for anxiety?

Heart attack?: In fact, the diagnostic tools in your cardiologists' offices are inaccurate. They produce too many false positive and some fakes negative results. Most importantly, they can only detect late stage diseases in an unsatisfactory manner, in my view. Therefore, i alone with my coworkers have created multifunction cardiogram! http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my left shoulder, arm, neck and rib cage. It's painful when sitting and laying in most positions?

Pain: It could be some muscle spasms as they usually feel sharp, but it could be something else which without further history and physical exam is hard to determine. ...Read more

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I've had heartburn all day. Now I have a sharp, sudden pain in my left arm under my shoulder. Am i having a heart attack?

Unlikely: Heart attack is unlikely for you as you are a young female unless you would have other conditions such as severe dm, rheumatologic autoimmune diseases or preexisting childhood heart disease. You do have to see your doctor as this constant heartburn, and this sharp pain which seems more like a nerve problem now has to be explained and diagnosed. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain in occipital area left arm left shoulder blade and left leg seems to be getting worse what should I do?

Sharp shooting pain in occipital area left arm left shoulder blade and left leg seems to be getting worse what should I do?

Neurologic insult: Pain in your occipital region along with both left upper extremity and lower lower extremity pain may indicate either a possible brainstem, brain or nerve issue. I would advise you to see a neurologist ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in what feels like my heart when I breathe. Also sharp pain in left arm between elbow and wrist as well as shoulder. Please help!!!

I have sharp pain in what feels like my heart when I breathe.  Also sharp pain in left arm between elbow and wrist as well as shoulder. Please help!!!

Pain: Pain that's reproducible on inspiration and palpation of the affected area of pain is typically suggestive of costochondritis, Your pain and symptoms sound like they may possibly be of muskuloskeletal origin?. However, It would be a good idea to visit your doctor and get a cardiac workup to rule out any more serious underlying cause. ...Read more

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I keep taking pain in my left arm shoulder down to elbow, I did not fall or bang it but has been painful all day sharp pain shoots through the arm ?

I keep taking pain in my left arm shoulder down to elbow, I did not fall or bang it but has been painful all day sharp pain shoots through the arm ?

Nonspecific: Pain in the arm suggests a musculoskeletal problem exists, but there are other possibilities. The best way to evaluate this is by a proper evaluation by a doctor - primary care ok. Timing of appointment should be based on severity. Hope this helps! ...Read more