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Inconsistent pulsing sensation and pain in back of left arm

Patient: Inconsistent pulsing sensation and pain in back of left arm and shoulder blade

 

 

Doctor: HiThank you for the question,Chest pain varies from person to person. It may feel like a sharp, stabbing pain or a dull ache. While chest pain may be a sign of a serious heart-related problem, it may also have other common, non–life-threatening causes.There are:- Heart-Related Causes of Chest Pain- Gastrointestinal Causes of Chest Pain- Lung-Related Causes of Chest Pain- Muscle/Bone Causes of Chest Pain. These are few symptoms:- Pressure or tightness in the chest- Back, jaw, or arm pain- Fatigue- Feeling light-headed, dizzy, or short of breath- Abdominal pain or nausea- Pain after exertion.If you think you may be having a heart attack, it’s important that you seek emergency treatment immediately, especially if chest pain is new, unexplained, or lasts more than a few moments. Your Doctor will do an ECG to rule out the cause.I hope this will help you.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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