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What does it mean if you get left arm pain during attacks of svt?

What does it mean if you get left arm pain during attacks of svt?

? warning sign: Many patients experience vague chest pain with SVT however any symptom that may represent cardiac ischemia (angina) should be evaluated. Think about it this way. Stress testing identifies blocked arteries in the heart by increasing the heart rate to uncover problems with the blood supply. With svt, the heart is essentially undergoing a stress test- if blocked arteries exist, symptoms may develop. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get left jaw pain and left arm pain during a panic attack?

Is it normal to get left jaw pain and left arm pain during a panic attack?

Sure but see doctor: Sure. Panic attacks results in massive neuronal discharges and just getting the message to the brain sometimes requires alternate nerve paths that come from different areas of the body. I would just make sure that you do not have any underlying undiagnosed heart condition before truly relying on this diagnosis. See a physician and describe symptoms. ...Read more

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Can left arm pain all the way down mean possible heart attack?

It can...: Left arm pain, especially in association with chest pain, can mean a heart attack. This is especially so if you also have shortness of breath, nausea, sweating, and dizziness.

But there are lots of causes of left arm pain. If it persists, you should see your doctor. Feel better! ...Read more

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I get shoulder pain, left arm pain, back pain and heartburn. I'm worried about a heart attack. It happens every day though. What could it be?

I get shoulder pain, left arm pain, back pain and heartburn. I'm worried about a heart attack. It happens every day though. What could it be?

Multiple: Many things are possible, but the heart attack will harm you the most. See a doc, get thatruled out, then they will look for stomach ulcer, gerd, esosphagitis, herniated disc in neck, etc. ...Read more

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I am 30yo male, very healthy with gerd. Did test with cardiologist and everything is perfect. Why do I get left arm pain/discomfort after food?

I am 30yo male, very healthy with gerd. Did test with cardiologist and everything is perfect. Why do I get left arm pain/discomfort after food?

Gerd: Reflux can cause the pain. It is not your heart- you need to manage your reflux. See a gi. Get tested for hpylori and possible need for endoscopy. Stop alcohol. ...Read more

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What does upper left arm pain mean and how should I treat it?

Need Diagnosis: Upper arm pain can come from multiple sources including referred pain from the shoulder and neck so start with a detailed evaluation to establish a diagnosis. Learn more:
http://www. Theshouldercenter. Com/shoulder-pain. Htm. ...Read more

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Severe left arm pain at night time unable to sleep wih pain, no pain during the day.

Severe left arm pain at night time unable to sleep wih pain, no pain during the day.

Evaluation: Can be anything from a pinched nerve to a rotator cuff problem in the shoulder to nerve compression under the armpit. Needs evaluation. ...Read more

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Pinching pain when try to lift left arm pain what does that mean?

Pinching pain when try to lift left arm pain what does that mean?

See below: Sharp pain in the shoulder with overhead activities may be due to shoulder bursitis, tendonitis, or arthritis. Pain that radiates from your neck down your shoulder and/or arm may be due to a pinched nerve in the neck. See your physician if your pain doesn't improve in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does upper left arm pain mean?

More information: To understand the cause of the pain, much more information is needed. I recommend you see your doctor and discuss the problem. ...Read more

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I have left arm pain. They go away for a few seconds but come back and it seems to get worse. What could possibly be wrong?

Get evaluated: There are many causes of arm pain. First eliminate causes that could take your life, such as a heart attack. Once you eliminate the "bad stuff", you can go about a more careful diagnosis and treatment plan. Other common causes of arm pain include pinched nerve in your neck, shoulder problems, etc. I suggest you see your primary care provider, or go to an er depending on complaints. ...Read more

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Upper left arm pain with finger pain. What does this mean?

Pinched nerve: Possibly. You may have a nerve pinched in your neck that is radiating down your arm. Consider seeing a physician who does emg's to clarify the diagnosis. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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What are the causes of left arm pain besides heart attack?

What are the causes of left arm pain besides heart attack?

Lots of things: There are many reasons to have left arm pain: neurologic, vascular, musculoskeletal, infectious, etc. There are lots of pain generating structures in this area. ...Read more

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Is weakness, tingling and pain in left arm normal during and after heartburn? Heartburn isn't frequent, but arm pain, weakness and tingling is new.

Focal Weakness: Focal weakness and pain in your arm cannot be related to heartburn. It most likely is resulting from your neck and possibly the herniated disk, but I really would need more information to provide a more definitive answer. ...Read more

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I started getting left arm pain. To the emergency room and had an EKG came back clear. I was having anxiety during would that throw off thevresults?

I started getting left arm pain. To the emergency room and had an EKG came back clear. I was having anxiety during would that throw off thevresults?

No: 24 year olds don't have heart attacks unless they use Cocaine or have diabetes (and then, it's still rare). It sounds like you had non-cardiac pain. Many things can cause left arm pain; in your age group, the first 3 diagnoses are: muscle ache. ...Read more

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I've been having heart attack symptoms, left arm pain and shoulder pain it alternates to the right side. What do I do?

I've been having heart attack symptoms, left arm pain and shoulder pain it alternates to the right side. What do I do?

Call 911: If you are having serious sxs call 911. Heart attack sx can include: chest pain or tightness, shortness of breath, increased sweating pain or numbness radiating down the arm (more often left than right) and nausea. There could be pain in the upper back, head, jaw or teeth. One fourth of people have heart attacks without chest pain. ...Read more

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I've been having heart attack symptoms, left arm pain and shoulder pain that alternates to the right side. What could be wrong?

I've been having heart attack symptoms, left arm pain and shoulder pain that alternates to the right side. What could be wrong?

Heart disease: Listen to your body, sound like you might ae angina for real.
See your family doctor and get the proper work up and treatment before you have a massive heart attack! ...Read more

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21, been v sick the past five months and cardiologist suspects pots. Recently been getting a lot of left arm aching. Why do pots sufferers get mostly left-sided arm pain and chest pain?

POTS: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is a condition in which the heart abnormally has an exaggerated increase in heart rate in change in position from lying down to standing up. This can result in varied symptoms including palpitations, dizziness, fainting (less brain flow), chest pain, numbness/tingling. You should see your cardiologist for continued management. ...Read more

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I get really bad headaches alongside left arm pain and heart palpitations. What do you recommend?

A full work up: Severe headaches should be evaluated with a full exam, + or - imaging like a ct or mri. Left arm and palp needs attention too. A holter or event recorder to assess the rythm and correlate it with symtoms. Full battery of labs. A review of the meds you take including any suplements and over the counter meds. Echocardiogram or stress test as indicated. ...Read more

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I am 31 yrs old had EKG done it was perfect but have some left arm pain could that be a heart attack?

I am 31 yrs old had EKG done it was perfect but have some left arm pain could that be a heart attack?

Not likely.: It is my understanding that in an otherwise healthy 31-year-old, a heart attack is extremely unlikely, and left arm pain at your age is probably from some other cause. It is possible, however, for a heart attack to occur in women with a normal ekg; and sometimes it is necessary to get cardiac enzymes and an echo cardiogram with nasal leads to rule out heart difficulties. ...Read more

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Can a 36M with clean echo stress and lipids last Jan, no risk fac get angina? Chronic Mild left arm pain with sporadic localized chest pain no SOB

Prob Not: First of all, unless you R a serious Diabetic, chest pain not chronic & mild from CorArtDis. I would think this is from cervicle nerves & arthritis. Have you had car accident? Do you smoke? Would consider Chest XRAY w additional overexposed image of LUQ of Chest to make sure nothing in that region. See your internist and have him examine you and auscultate chest and get xray. ...Read more

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Symptoms mimicking heart attack with left arm pain and chronic chest pain for four months. Ultrasound and Holter test fine. What could it be?

By symptoms: Mimicking heart attack do you mean sweating, nausea, palpitations, dizziness, vomiting, shortness of breath, dull squeezing aching chest pain and weakness? Or do you mean sharp chest pain? You need a stress test and then treatment for the muscles and bones of your chest if it is normal too. ...Read more

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What else causes BOTH chest pain and left arm pain other than heart attack, costochonditis, and GERD? All of these have been ruled out for me.

There are many: Potential causes for these symptoms other than the ailments you have mentioned. At your age most would be musical skeletal in etiology. Some would be neurological, pulmonary or systemic. Make an appointment to be seen by an Internist at a University near you (U of C, Loyola, Indiana U) for evaluation. ...Read more

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