Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
182 Doctors are Online

Sharp pain in left side of chest, back and left shoulder pain. Family history of heart attack. Treatment?

Hi, my daddy passed away 3 weeks ago from a massive heart attack . He was only 66. I since then am getting sharp pain to left side chest and for approx 6 seconds or so. It comes and goes plus my left side of back aches dull though. My left shoulder as well. I made an appt to see my md this Thursday . The md that saw my daddy said we all the children should be checked out. This scared me.
Asked On : Fri, 2 Nov 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  29
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
Its very sad to hear that your dad passed away 3 weeks ago.
Pain related to heart is aggrevated by exertion & relieved by rest or medicine. It usually associated with profuse sweating. Since your symptoms dont fit into the description you had providedm so you need not worry. Dont take stress.
As suggested by your doctor you get yourself investigated that will help to clear all doubt in your mind.
Wish you good health.

Answered: Fri, 2 Nov 2012
I find 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]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor