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Can chest pain from a heart attack last for 5 days, or is it just muscular pain?

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Dr. TRUC DAO
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Heart attack

Angina is the mild discomfort when the heart suffers before the final attack which is usually extremely painful.
Angina can last on-off for days, even at rest, and can linger on for weeks even. Symptoms can frequently be so atypical, not like a real one at all, that people may not recognize the deadly warning. Even er docs can miss an angina. Law suits from unrecognized heart problem at er +++.

In brief: Heart attack

Angina is the mild discomfort when the heart suffers before the final attack which is usually extremely painful.
Angina can last on-off for days, even at rest, and can linger on for weeks even. Symptoms can frequently be so atypical, not like a real one at all, that people may not recognize the deadly warning. Even er docs can miss an angina. Law suits from unrecognized heart problem at er +++.
Dr. TRUC DAO
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes it can

Last for days.

In brief: Yes it can

Last for days.
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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