11 doctors weighed in:

What does heart attack shoulder or arm pain feel like? I've never had it, I don't think.

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: See below

Classically, it's pressure, numbness, or heaviness.
However, people have described other feelings like sharpness, aches, or no pain at all except in the chest. Basically, if you feel anything abnormal plus suddenly weak, short of breath, headache, pain, etc., see a doctor.

In brief: See below

Classically, it's pressure, numbness, or heaviness.
However, people have described other feelings like sharpness, aches, or no pain at all except in the chest. Basically, if you feel anything abnormal plus suddenly weak, short of breath, headache, pain, etc., see a doctor.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Thank
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Varies

The feeling is unique to every person. See your cardiologist.

In brief: Varies

The feeling is unique to every person. See your cardiologist.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Umesh Patel
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
39 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors