My dad has sharp pain in his arm spreading to his neck
my dad was telling me that whilst he was working he got a really sharp pain in his arm spreading to his neck and it was so bad he broke into a cold sweat!!!!!!!!!!! could this have been a minor heart attack?? what happens if this was a day ago??
In yours dad case it seems to be anginal pain if it is involving specifically left arm. get an ECG done. if suggestive your doctor may advise for cardiac enzyme testing. he may also advise you for stress ecg testing.
its better to meet a good cardiologist....don't delay
There is no such thing as a minor heart attack. Either you do or you don't have one. The doctor can take a blood sample and see by the enzymes if he had one or not.
The pain could have been anything from a tendinitis in the arm, shoulder, neck to a bursitis in the shoulder. It's becoming quite apparent that everyone now days that has a sore arm is having a heart attack, it can be easily proven with an enzyme check.
He should see a doctor to clear this up just in case he has heart problems and they're stating to raise their heads. Then he can be treated.
You found this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer.
For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
i have been getting sharp pains in my chest area the pain spreads to my neck and upper arms and get real bad but the pain last only about 5 min then i am tired but can go back to what i was doing. the only reason i am asking is because today i have had this two times.
ive got sharp twinges of pain in my neck running alng the bit that holds the head to the shoulder - no pain down my arm and theres no pain generally until i move sharp or oddly and then i get a sharp fast pain, that sometimes feels like im being strangled....
Hello there, about 15 years ago I felt something snap on the left hand side of my neck whilst lifting weights.ever since if I move my neck sharply I sometimes get a stabbing sort of vibrating pain. I have had this pain last a lot longer over the last 3 months pain also into my shoulder and down my arm at times.it is also causing headaches.
hello dr. when i made hand practice with my pennis before 1 week and some little bit amount of blood comes and at that time i also having chest pain why this happened......at that time.......plz reply i was realy wooried...........and for chest pain at that time i took some medicines as follows........1) meftal........plz reply............
Hi. I took a 15 mg adderall (not prescribed) to study at around 10 am. At around 7-8pm, I smoked cannibas (also not prescribed). A few moments later I began to feel very dizzy, and my heart beat was extremely fast. I then felt pressure and dizziness, but not an excruciating pain to my chest. After that my body was becoming cold, starting with my hands and eventually shivering. I took a hot shower and tried to keep warm and just went to sleep after it calmed down a bit. Today my heartbeat seems "normal" but i still feel lightheaded somewhat and I'm concerned. Did I have a heart attack?
Hi I´m a bit worried i´ve been having heart pains and woke up last night with a pain in my chest it lasted only for about 1 min. I´m taking Seloken Zon 47,5 4 tablets a day for rapid heart beat. I´m 36 fit don´t smoke eat healthy and not overweight. Should i see a doctor or just wait?
For the past few days I have had heart palpatations, sore arm, chest pain, and pains in my legs alongside numbness in my arm. Is this just an anxiety attack? I had a hemotoma in my leg and was petrified they were linked, but each time I showed the doctors they didn't seem to think this was a possibility. I just need reassurance that it is only anxiety.
I started having symptoms about 7 weeks ago. Head congestion, then chest congestion, some fever, a cough, shortness of breath , and now pain in my chest under my left breast. (always after eating or drinking and random, when not, pain is worse...
i. I am 30 year old obese when I tried to laugh too hard had strange feeling in head for a second.later next day I laughed even harder this time felt like head was holding or dizzy kind of like passing out it stopped when I stoped laughing feeling...