Sometimes if your lucky the left arm also center chest,abdominal pains and even pain in the jaw bones,that's where my pain was and my brother was in his chest and left arm.Some people mostly diabetics won't even have a symptom before an heart attack.Any pain in the upper part of your body that hurts when exerting yourself and eases up when you rest is a sign of heart problems.My Dr. told me most people suffer and die from heart attacks because they have these symptoms and they are in denial that it could be there hearts causing the pain and never get checked until its to late.Better safe than sorry.If you have little short pains in the arm or chest that just last a few seconds its usually not your heart.
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I wake up during the night with bilateral arm pain/numbness, not being able to move them. At the same time there is pain radiating from my chest through to the back between the shoulder blades. Is this a heart attack? I am 61 year old female with hyptertension and borderline cholesterol.
Is pain in the right arm a sign of a heart attack? I have always heard that pain in your left arm is bad. What about pain in your right arm or numbness and tingling in your right arm? Asked by: yang On : Mon, 14 Dec 2009 Answers: 1 Views: 1385 Report Abuse Also find answers on: Myocardial infarction Paresthesia Chest pain Dyspnea Answer this Question » Write your answer here Post as: Anonymous Non Anonymous Keep me posted Share on Facebook wolfgang Answered: Mon, 14 Dec 2009 Current rating It is very unusual to have pain in your right arm during a heart attack. Most women experience pain in the back, jaws, chest area and left arm. Sounds like you could be suffereing from some type of tendon problem such as tendonitis. Check with your doctor to be sure. This is a brief, free answer. In case you need an immediate, more detailed response to your question and any follow-ups you may have, please use the premium Ask a Doctor feature. Report Abuse Comment on this Answer » Rate this answer: 12345 Are you sure you want to delete? Yes No Edit Answer here... It is very unusual to have pain in your right arm during a heart attack. Most women experience pain in the back, jaws, chest area and left arm. Sounds like you could be suffereing from some type of tendon problem such as tendonitis. Check with your doctor to be sure. Add your comment on this answer... Post as: Anonymous Non Anonymous Keep me posted Cancel Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician. For an immediate answer, try our premium service Other questions you may be interested inHow to get tips on flatuna tablets for curing... Missing periods, feeling cramps, tingling... Delayed periods, cramps, tingling in navel.... Flip-flop feeling in the chest right at the... Faced numbness, tingling in fingers and lips.... Pain on chest, please help Tired, short of breath. Ccf? What is the cause of mild chest pain with... I have Heart flutters randomly ,I feels short... Why do I get chest pain after lying on one side ? Side effects of reducing smoking I have been getting this chest pain for sometime Feeling numbness in the face and heaviness in... My heart is beating too fast & shortness of breath What can cause difficulty in breathing and... Having scalp and back head ache from 1 year, i... Is it normal to have pain in the abdomen and... Shortness of breath. Stomach bloats and... Tingling sensation in arm. Tested for high... I keep getting pains in the center of my chest.... Most relevant questions on Myocardial infarctionPremium questions Suffering from hyperacidity, diarrhoea and... Stomach discomfort, chest pain, back pain,... Dizzy, abdominal pain, nausea, hands shaking,... Long lasting cough. Blood tests stated raised... Persisting scar tissue and discomfort.... Chest pain, nasal congestion, no cough,... Has chest pain, tightness, shortness of breath,... Can I have sex with a stent in my bladder? Public forum questions My father has a heart attack, is there any... Can a 19 year old female have a heart attack ? Paranoid When I Smoke Weed? I recently suffered from a heart attack so I am... Why is my BP high ? How can heart attacks be avoided or reduced? Why my doctor increased the dose of ramipril... Can you have a Heart Attack and not know it?
helllo my name is steven and yesterday i sent a message describing my problem which was answered. Today ive been trying to not think about these problems but it still hurts. My chest is in pain, my heart is beating fast than slows down and i have this pain in my arm that goes all the way down to my hand. I went to the clinic and asked a question about this in this site and these 2 doctors say its due to stress but the truth is Im not stessed. What should i do the pain is been going on all day, how can i make it stop? I took two advils ( tylenol ) to help me but the pain still remains. Please help!!! THIS WAS THE QUESTION I POSTED YESTERDAY Diziness, feeling Cold, feeling like vomiting, chest/arm pain, annoying heart beat,shortness of breath . Hello my name is Steven. Lately for the last 6 days I ve been feeling really bad. I am 20 years old 5 ``11`` and i weight 178 pounds. I feel like vomiting(but don t),a bit dizy, have headaches,shortnes of breath,feel cold all the time and my heart seems to go fast(since i hear it all the time).My arm often hurts or feels heavy and at night i have a super hard time to sleep. I went to the clinic and the doctor ended up giving me anxiety pills and told me to go get a blood test . The pills have not help me so far . My temperature level 35.78(seems low,went up and down a bit during the last days) My resting heart rate is 76. I ve been a bit stressed for a final exam(university) that i had on tuesday and thats why they gave me anxiety pills. Now i have none and still feel like this PLease help!!! I have another exam coming up at the end of april but to be honest im not even thinking about it.
I am a 47 year old diabetic lady, who had a Gastric Band fitted three years ago, and lost 6 stones. Before having this procedure, I had slightly raised cholesterol, but not high enough for medication. Over the last three years my Total Cholesterol level has gradually increased from 5.4 to now 7.1 My Bad cholestrol is very high, but my good cholesterol is VERY good, I don t have the exact figures. My Dr put me on Simvastatin approx three years ago. I took them willingly, and carried on my life as best I could, not realising how tiered and exhausted they made me feel with lots of aches and pains, I thought my problems where early menopause. Anyway last year after much research on the internet, I discovered that statins could give bad side affect in concentration and tiredness and muscle weakness, so I decided to address this with my Dr. Who instead of listening, gave me another tablet to take on top of the statins, because my cholesterol had started to rise again. (Sorry don t have the name of this one) I took these for a month, and they made me almost incapable of getting out of bed, the tiredness was so debilitating. I decided to stop taking them, and the Simvastatins. So I gradually weaned myself off of the drugs. I had decided not to tell the Dr, so I did it on my own. Anyway, when I went back to the Dr about something else a few months later, I told them what I had done, they strongly advised me to take another type of Statin. This time Atrovastatin 10mg was to be taken. I said I would but if they made me feel bad, I would stop them straight away. I took them for 10 days and started to get all the same side effects so just stopped, and the Dr could not persuade me to re take them. Then this year I have had a cholesterol test, and I am now showing a total of 7.1 When they told me how high it was, I said I didn’t care, because Id rather die tomorrow, than spend any more time taking these drugs. Anyhow they persuaded me to have one more try, and have given me Fluvastatin 20mg. That was nearly a month ago, and I haven’t talked myself into starting to take them yet, but would just like some general advice about High Cholesterol. Does high cholesterol mean that I’m going to have a heart attack or does it just mean I might? I do have heart problems in my family, my mother died at 48 of a massive stroke, but she was very over weight, and my father has just been prescribed Simvastins, for his high cholesterol, and he like me now, is a very slight man, he is 74 years old, and has developed Altzimers. He has also started to complain about tiredness and weakness ( possibly the same side effects as me). He does not eat a lot of high fat foods, and often forgetting to eat at all unless it is put infront of him. Can cholesterol really be inherited? What can I do? I live in the Mediterranean most of the time, so I feel my life style is very healthy. I eat plenty of fruit and veg, I drink moderately and do not smoke. We cant get takeaway food here, so nearly everything is prepared from scratch. My only vice is butter, and that is only when I m worrying about all this. Is there any alternatives to Statins, I did read something about a dialysis machine for cholesterol? But that was a long time ago, and was in the early stage of development. Should I try these next ones, or just forget it and see what happens. I like my life now, When I was on the Simvastatins, I felt I had no life at all, almost like I was taking part in someone else s life, not quite mine. I don t want to go back to feeling like that. Please help....
hi , sir i am rahul (m) 28 years old 5.10 height and 96 kg weight .before few month i have felt a sudden discomfiture on the left side of my body. there was a feeling or sensations of burning and something disturbing . i also felt almost faint ans short breath. which i managed through deep breathing. i consulted my doctor and he asked eco test . wich recorded normal , my suger lvl , BP, all went normal. he told me not to worry and gave some acidity related medicine but this again repeated after 2 days i again went to the doctor and again the same test was done (ecg) it was again normal and all sugger, bp all was normal . this time he also asked for some more tests like TMT test , chest xrays, eco (ultra sound ) and sonography test all the test went normal . i again got the same problem burning in the chest and i almost had a egc test 12 time and all time the test are normal. now i am having a stiffness in the upper part of my body . since a month which includes stiff chest , solders, upper back . and some times back and both upper jaws . i am really confused that do i still need to be worried about the cardiac problem or its jus a common anxiety. and how long does its usually exists . and how can it be corrected my whole body keep cracking and i keep stretching it like made even while i am walking . i have started swimming, and walking . and also reduced the intake of the outside junk food, sweets, and coldrinks .( i dont smoke and drink . my cholesterol is 186 .i am really not able get out of it and draw the conclusion that weather i need to be worried or not .i do not make any heart attack or any heart related diseases in the family history.plz help me with the reply ..regards rahul
hi,i went through total thyroidectomy 3 months back.my heart is beating hard and i feel like i will have a heart attack..my tsh level is normal..i take 125 mg of thyroxine daily..also i am 20 years old..why is my heart beating like i will get a heart attack?
I had a legion on my face and after a month it began to cause me chest pain that increased as the sore grew. I was concerned about the chest pain and its size so i went to a clinic. i thought it was a spider bite. he said it clearly wasn t so gave me an ointment for acne. he told me the sore had absolutely nothing to do with my chest pain. I took the ointment for 3 weeks and the chest pain and sore grew. By then i knew it was causing me pain the got more severe. I went to the hospital 3 weeks later and he also told my it wasn t causing chest pain. he gave me a antibiotic for infection and when i was a week into the bottle a pain ripped through my chest which didn t last just one second, but about 3 or 4. When it happened i thought i was having a heart attack. i went home and lanced it myself, which they didn t offer to do. it grew outward in a circle and was slightly smaller than a quarter. not far above the skin, it grew deep into my cheek. it took a week to fight the infection out. the pain subsided from a 8 and some intense 10 to about a 3 with occasional 10 stabbings. its comes and goes throughout the day. I didn t get blood test for the sore from either doctor. now the sore is gone but over the past 2 years ive been to the doctor for my chest pain and they have taken blood samples related to checking my heart. i havent told them about that infection because those first 2 doctors said the sore wasn t causing the pain, but how would they know since they never took a blood test. i know it caused the pain then and the aftermath now. Should i tell the heart doctor about the infection? Will he shrug me off like the other 2? and is it possible the infection is still there or gone but damaged something? what was the infection?
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