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For the past 3 days my wife has chest pain that extends until her left arm. She has also been often out of breath. What could it be? Thanks in advance
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Dr. Ester Kwok
Internal Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Seek attention now
Someone with chest pain of recent onset associated with shortness of breath can have something serious and life-threatening.
Please take her to the er or even call 911. One of the causes of what you describe is a heart attack. Don't delay. There may be other less serious causes, but one needs to make sure it isn't a heart attack. If she has pain at present, then call 911!

In brief: Seek attention now
Someone with chest pain of recent onset associated with shortness of breath can have something serious and life-threatening.
Please take her to the er or even call 911. One of the causes of what you describe is a heart attack. Don't delay. There may be other less serious causes, but one needs to make sure it isn't a heart attack. If she has pain at present, then call 911!
Dr. Ester Kwok
Dr. Ester Kwok
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Dr. Kevin Lingle
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
When does it occur? How old is your wife, what other medical problems does she have? It could be ischemic heart disease.
..Would see a doctor.

In brief: Depends
When does it occur? How old is your wife, what other medical problems does she have? It could be ischemic heart disease.
..Would see a doctor.
Dr. Kevin Lingle
Dr. Kevin Lingle
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