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Can heart pain that goes to the arms and causes numbing in arms and hands be a problem?

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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Certainly

Radiating or referring pain, particularly to the left arm, hand or jaw are classic symptoms of angina and can indicate a heart attack.
Women, in particular, often describe back pain when experiencing a heart attack. Please see your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing these symptoms.

In brief: Certainly

Radiating or referring pain, particularly to the left arm, hand or jaw are classic symptoms of angina and can indicate a heart attack.
Women, in particular, often describe back pain when experiencing a heart attack. Please see your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing these symptoms.
Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Chest pain radiating to the left arm or jaw is a valid reason to call 911 and get to a hospital in a hurry.
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Absolutely do not ignore this and get checked out right away!

In brief: Yes

Absolutely do not ignore this and get checked out right away!
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
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