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What causes shooting pain in left shoulder and shortness of breath?

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Dr. Deepak

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Posted on Mon, 6 Jun 2016 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: I SUDDENLY GOT A SHOOTING PAIN IN MY LEFT SHOULDER ACCOMPANIED BY SHORTNESS OF BREATH. WHAT MAY BE THE CAUSE
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Answered by Dr. Deepak 8 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Could be Myocardial infarction

Detailed Answer:
Hi...
Welcome to HCM.
Thank you for the query. I understand your concern.

The symptoms you have described are typically seen in MI( Heart attack).
Such symptoms due to unknown cause are mostly due to lack of/ decreased blood supply to heart.
I would suggest you to get an ECG, immediately and consult your cardiologist.
Early diagnosis and early treatment will help you a lot.

Hope this helps .

Regards.
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