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Is it possible for a person having a heart attack to have neck and jaw pain but no chest pain?

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Dr. Allan Stewart
Surgery - Thoracic
4 doctors agree

In brief: Anginal equivalent

Yes, it is absolutely possible for heart attack victims to have neck or jaw pain as their presenting symptoms.
In fact, patients who a diabetic run a risk of having no symptoms at all. While chest pressure or pain is the most common symptom, anginal equivalent such as neck pain, extreme fatigue, nausea, vomiting, or shortness of breath may be symptoms as well.

In brief: Anginal equivalent

Yes, it is absolutely possible for heart attack victims to have neck or jaw pain as their presenting symptoms.
In fact, patients who a diabetic run a risk of having no symptoms at all. While chest pressure or pain is the most common symptom, anginal equivalent such as neck pain, extreme fatigue, nausea, vomiting, or shortness of breath may be symptoms as well.
Dr. Allan Stewart
Dr. Allan Stewart
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes. See MD or ER ASAP if you have symptoms.

In brief: Yes

Yes. See MD or ER ASAP if you have symptoms.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Heart attack

Yes.

In brief: Heart attack

Yes.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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