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Sharp chest pain which worsened while breathing. Left arm numb and heartburn. Indigestion?

I woke up about 4am with sharp pain in my chest , towards the left side and a tugging sensation that worsened when i breathed, also my left arm was numb, i put it down to indigestion as i had a bit of heartburn before i went to bed, but when i led on my left the pain worsened, when i woke up i was on my back, what could it be? do you think it could of been indigestion, i am a 37 year old female.
Asked On : Sat, 7 Apr 2012
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Such types of pain in chest which awaken you in the morning should not be ignored as they are generally cardiac in nature
You must go to cardiologist to rule out heart involvement.
It is always better to be safe rather than feeling sorry later on.
Answered: Sat, 7 Apr 2012
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