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Symptoms Of Heart Problems In Women Over 50
Heart problems? Symptoms: pain in cheast, shocks in heart, painful to move, feel heart hit my cheast, throbing sharp pain. What is this? 20yrs female
I am a 33y, f. I have been having l arm pain that coinsides with heart flutterings that take my breath away are these symptoms of heart problems?
Over my life I have exercised a few times while I've had the flu/fever. Could I have damaged my heart and not known it (Myocarditis)? I am 18 years old now extremely fit, and exercise almost daily, and have never had any symptoms of heart problems
Why does my left pectoral muscle, arm and side of chest hurt so much? It is preventing me from sleeping. Also I don't any symptoms of heart problems
Pec Major injury?: The Pectoralis Major muscle and tendon course across the chest laterally across the axilla to insert onto the arm bone. Pain about the muscle may be a symptom of a muscle strain or partial tear. This injury usually occurs during weight lifting. Seek an orthopaedic evaluation if the symptoms persist for more than a week ...Read more
Sure...: That is a very nonspecific question. Newborns can have heart problems and every age thereafter. Certain issues such as coronary artery disease and heart attacks are less likely at 23 years of age then when older. There are a variety of "heart problems", if want a more specific answer then this I would suggest you ask again with more details or see your doctor if you are concerned about yourself ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
So varied: Symptoms vary from person to person and also with the particular problem of the heart. There can be chest pain (often squeezing pressure) this can radiate to arms, back, neck. There can be shortness of breath, fatigue, palpitations edema, and dizziness. You may be unable to lie flat b/c of sob or wake up at night sob. And many more symptoms. All of these can be associated w/other diseases, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
23 yo females: rarely have heart problems and we do not routinely screen for heart problems at this age without severe symptoms. Heart problems are picked when there is a SIGNIFICANT history of undesired symptoms like chest pain, non-lung related shortness of breath at rest or exertion, lower extremity swelling or fluid in lungs. Given your listed medical history- anxiety-related conditions are more likely. ...Read more
Do symptoms associated with heart problems worsen at night (both when sitting up and laying down)?
It depends: Heart failure symptoms typically are worse lying down at night because blood which is held down in the legs during the daytime hours will flow out of the legs into the central part of the body, thereby putting a greater workload on the heart. However, usually the symptoms would lessen with sitting up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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