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Sudden Heart Pain
Signs of heart attack in womenchest discomfort, irregular heart beat, pain in shoulder, weak, tired?
Pain/short breating: The most common symptoms of a heart attack in women include pain in the chest, neck or arm and shortness of breath. Many patients do not have such typical presentations. Other common symptoms include sweating and nausea. Irregular heart beat is not a common symptom of a heart attack. Tiredness, weakness or fatigue are common in the general population, but are not usually due to a heart attack. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
41 female.Overweight.Recent incidents of heart palpitations, back pain, right arm & leg pain and weakness.Could this be heart related?Shortnessof breath
Alot going on: The palpitations are likely to be related to your heart. The back pain is atypical for heart disease. Leg pain is never related to heart disease. Weakness is a non-specific symptom caused my myriad issues. Shortness of breath should be further evaluated - it requires a detailed look as there are many causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest pain and shortness of breath. Sharp pains an pressure in chest then increased heart rate. Dizziness, fatigue, and extreme muscle fatigue nuasia?
EMERGENCY: Please have someone take you to the nearest hospital asap. Better yet, call 911! ...Read more
Quality of pain: The answer is the type or quality of pain being felt. The location, severity, onset, precipitating factors etc all can help medical personnel figure out whats going on. Sudden crushing chest pain radiating to the jaw or down an arm is easily distinguishable from a sore rib that hurts when pushed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Dizziness, Nausea severe weakness pain in left side of shoulder, neck but no chest pain bp 144/89 w/bp meds heart skipping beats is this serious?
Symptoms: Does not seem to be correlated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Worsening chronic intermittent episodes of sharp gripping chest pain localized left of sternum with fast heartbeat, SOB, dizziness. Possible cause?
Symptoms: lots of possibilities, see your doc and be evaluated ...Read more
Sudden bouts of sweating nausea chest pressure and arm heaviness and aching. EKG,stressecho normal. Arm stills hurts after chest pressure has subside?
Vasospasm: Spasm of a coronary artery can occur without exertion and there may be no plaque buildup in the artery. Discuss the possibility of coronary spasm as a cause of your symptoms with the cardiologist and he/she may try you on a calcium channel blocker or a long-lasting nitrite to see if the episodes are prevented. There are provocative tests to diagnose this condition, but they can provoke severe spas ...Read more
Arrhythmia : Sometimes skipped heart beats knows as premature ventricular or atrial contractions (pvc, pac) cause these symptoms, these are benign. There other causes of palpitations like a supraventricular tachycardia, or ventricular tachycardia, these are more serious and should be investigated. I recommend that you discuss this with your doctor and get a holter monitor to find put what is causing them. ...Read more
Could be a few thing: You definitely need a thorough exam. Some of what you describe is often seen in Autonomic Dysfunction disorders aka (Dysautonomia). We see this alot as a result of high stress (Physical or emotional). A condition called POTS disorder is a sub-type disorder of Dysautonomia. A cardiologist can sometimes help, but often an Autonomic Dysfunction Dr. is needed if this is the cause. ...Read more
Panic: You are flooded with adrenaline, which would normally occur in fight or flight stress responses, when you are faced with life or death emergencies. This activates nerves supplying muscles in heart and elsewhere. If the heart muscles blood supply is compromised, pain or even angina can occur. But initially, the lactate from metabolism of glycogen as an energy supply can cause muscle pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Causes of sudden adrenalin rush feeling(sudden stomach panic feeling and sudden elevation of heart rate)during exercise?
Adrenaline : Release.Get a more detailed answer ›