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I feel as if someone is squeezing the upper arm at times. Is it any heart disease?

I am a 26 year old female, heart disease runs in the family on my fathers side, i have not been diagnosed with anything yet. I have been having upper left arm pain and arm weakness for the past 3 months, but the last 2 weeks it feels as if someone is squeezing the upper arm at times. I have also been having chest pains, on my left side breast area and middle, along with back pain same area, and it does twinge a bit when i breathe. I went to the doctor yesterday and he is looking into it, did a cholesterol test but won't get test back til monday now probably. He listened to my heart and it sounded fine, i had normal blood pressure . I do have an acid reflux problem. Now my question is, last night around 5 o'clock i had sharp pain in my left upper arm and felt a bit dizzy for a few minutes but the feeling went away, and also had some chest pain/discomfort. I kinda wanted to go to the ER to just be sure it was nothing serious but my mom persuaded me not too cause i was just at the doc's. I'm feeling okay this morning but still have the left arm discomfort and am just worrying that maybe it was a minor heartattack, am I being crazy or should i go to the ER for an EKG?
Asked On : Sat, 6 Feb 2010
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theres only 1 sollution - ask your doctor! and that way the worrie to he might run tests to see what could be causing this problem!!

If your still getting this pain and dont want to wait, then visit a ER - hope you like sitting and waiting thats all :D good luck!! btw if they offer a blood test do it - they can call wonders with a blood test.



Answered: Sat, 6 Feb 2010
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