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What Causes Pain From The Chest To The Shoulder On The Left Side?

I dont hv a tight pain on left side but i hv a sharp knife like symtom which slices upward on left side through the heart to shoulder and down my left arm to finger tip. All sensation is a sensation if being sliced. Not painful.. just shocking and quick.Sensation lasts a milli second. hv it happen up to 3 times a day.. anytime and i cld be sitting watching TV Had it at least 4 months Im in my 50s and On lipitor Hypertension tablets Hv family history of heart disease. Father had first triple bypass at 60 He was slim and fit.. good diet.. no drink.. no smoking.His father died of heart at 60.. slim.. fit. His brother/ cousins... slim.. fit. . Hreat hlth. .. bypasses
Mon, 27 May 2019
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Hello,

Based on your data and having family history of heart disease I suggest to meet a cardiologist and should make some examination.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Monika Dede, Infectious Diseases Specialist
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What Causes Pain From The Chest To The Shoulder On The Left Side?

Hello, Based on your data and having family history of heart disease I suggest to meet a cardiologist and should make some examination. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Monika Dede, Infectious Diseases Specialist