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