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Is jaw pain alone a symptom of heart attack or does it have to be accompanied by other symptoms?

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Variable

Some people can highlight feeling jaw pain and maybe having heart attack, and that is the minority of cases.
Majority still will have chest pressure. Still even with jaw pain as the presenting symptom most of them still will have heavy sweating, feeling of sob or pain going to left arm. Now can jaw pain be the only symptom, never say never, yes, it can be.

In brief: Variable

Some people can highlight feeling jaw pain and maybe having heart attack, and that is the minority of cases.
Majority still will have chest pressure. Still even with jaw pain as the presenting symptom most of them still will have heavy sweating, feeling of sob or pain going to left arm. Now can jaw pain be the only symptom, never say never, yes, it can be.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Symptoms

Heart attack symptoms include tightness or pain in the chest, neck, back, or arms, as well as fatigue, lightheadedness, abnormal heartbeat, and anxiety.
You may have jaw pain, jaw pain is rarely the only symptom. Jaw pain can also be a symptom of a TMJ disorder.

In brief: Symptoms

Heart attack symptoms include tightness or pain in the chest, neck, back, or arms, as well as fatigue, lightheadedness, abnormal heartbeat, and anxiety.
You may have jaw pain, jaw pain is rarely the only symptom. Jaw pain can also be a symptom of a TMJ disorder.
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