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Thursday, August 05, 2010 kerrie, Community Member, asks

Q: SHARP PAINS IN LEFT SIDE OF THECHEST AND LEFT FORE ARM NOT ALL TIME LAST ABOUT 20 SECONDS

i have sharp pains not all the time in the left side of the chest under my breast and sometimes in the left fore arm

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8/ 6/10 9:51am

Hi Kerrie,

 

I recommend you contact your physician to be evaluated and determine the cause of your chest pain.

 

You may be interested in reading this answer from Dr. Crane relating to a somewhat similar situation - http://www.healthcentral.com/heart-disease/c/question/780264/49036

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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8/ 6/10 9:54am

Hi Kerrie,

 

Disregard the answer I posted above.  Here's a post relating to your situation:

 

Sharp Chest Pain: What it Means and When You Should See Your Doctor

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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ahmed, Community Member
9/25/10 10:21pm

My name is ahmed i had heart attack in 2008 december now almost 2 years but some time i feel not very sharp but soft kind of pain under the both arms and little bit heavy kind of on the chest and when i take medicine 2 tablets under the tounge then after 10 or 15 mintues i feel ok

will u guide me is this heart attack symptoms or not.

thanks

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By kerrie, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/27/10, First Published: 08/05/10