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What does heart pain feel like?

What does heart pain feel like?

Many different ways: Pressure [like someone sitting on your chest] when you are active, moving fast, exercising. Pain moving to your left jaw and arm. But sometimes it's very different, especially for women. You can feel nausea, flu-like, sweaty, shortness of breath, unusual tiredness for you. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left chest today when moving around? What does heart pain feel like?

Sharp pain in left chest today when moving around? What does heart pain feel like?

Not Likely: Without knowing your age or health hx, the most common type of heart pain is usually not "sharp" in nature. If you have pain in chest wall when twisting or touching the area, it's probably not your heart. On the other hand, if you have pain or tightness feeling in chest just due to exertion that you can't reproduce in other ways, you need to get checked out. Same if sharp pains persist. ...Read more

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I am running three or more miles everyday for the past six years. I just started receving heart pain like someone on top of me.What should I do?

I am running three or more miles everyday for the past six years. I just started receving heart pain like someone on top of me.What should I do?

Heart pain: Stop the running. Report this pain immediately to your doctor and check check up. This may or may not be related to your heart and only your doctor can help you figure it out. ...Read more

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What is heart pain that feels like heartburn?

GERD: Heartburn is not heart pain at all - the term is a misnomer. It is due to acid reflux in the esophagus and is called "gastroesophageal reflux disease". On occasion, actual angina (true pain arising from inadequate circulation in the heart) is mistaken for heartburn because some people can't tell the difference and/or the two conditions can feel similar. A stress test can separate them. ...Read more

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How can you stop heart pain?

Get a diagnosis: First you need a diagnosis. See a cardiologist. Is it heart pain or something else? Once you know what the problem is, treatment can begin. ...Read more

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What could cause heart pain?

What could cause heart pain?

Many: Many heart related causes and non heart related causes -- and you should not be guessing around. ...Read more

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