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Shooting pain in left arm for 2 days. No chest pain. What could this be, other than a pinched nerve? Could it be sign of heart disease?

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Dr. Claude Brachfeld
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Not likely heart

Shooting pain is most often associated with a nerve problem, as you suggested.
It is rare to find heart problems in your age group, and shooting pains rarely reflect heart disease in any patient group. So a cardiac cause is most unlikely.

In brief: Not likely heart

Shooting pain is most often associated with a nerve problem, as you suggested.
It is rare to find heart problems in your age group, and shooting pains rarely reflect heart disease in any patient group. So a cardiac cause is most unlikely.
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