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Having throbbing headache, arm pain, strange feeling in chest. What could it be?

Hello my name is victoria. I am 24 yrs old And i started experiencing a throbbing headache and weakness even trying to hold my head up. Shortly after that i began getting a strange feeling in my chest . It was like i could forcefully feel every heart beat, every pump. It went away after an hour but now my right arm is throbbing and the pain hasn t went away for about 40 mins
Asked On : Thu, 28 Feb 2013
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Hello Victoria and welcome
It seems that your have heart palpitations if I was not wrong. These type of palpitations can cause headache and arm ache. The causes for palpitations are:
1. Anxiety or stress
2. Atrial Fibrillation
4. Valvular Disease

In my opinion consult your cardiologist and get your EKG done at the time of episode or get your holter examination done.
If it is not palpitations than it might be Gastritis or Migraine. Take some analgesic like Ibuprofen to reduce pain.
Best Wishes
Answered: Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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