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My 60ish mom said it felt like someone standing on her chest and ache in right arm. Is she ok?

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Dr. Edward Hoffer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Might be heart attac

"crushing" chest pain has to suggest a heart attack first and foremost.
It may not be, but that has to be considered promptly. Classically, heart pain goes into the left arm, but being on the right side is not unheard of. This type of complaint requires prompt medical attention.

In brief: Might be heart attac

"crushing" chest pain has to suggest a heart attack first and foremost.
It may not be, but that has to be considered promptly. Classically, heart pain goes into the left arm, but being on the right side is not unheard of. This type of complaint requires prompt medical attention.
Dr. Edward Hoffer
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Dr. Charles Jost
Dr. Hoffer is correct: your mother needs PROMPT medical attention. Diaphoresis - or something like a cold sweat - and back or stomach pain can also be angina symptoms.
Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine

In brief: No

These are typical signs of a heart attack.
I would take her asap to have it checked out.

In brief: No

These are typical signs of a heart attack.
I would take her asap to have it checked out.
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