• jessi jessi
    August 27, 2009
    Is a cold numbness to the left arm a sign of heart attack?
    jessi jessi
    August 27, 2009

    I get this pain like a needdle being pined in my heart and just recently i started geting this pain like my left arm is getting cold and numb at the same time. it did go away but now my arm feels like it is just coming out of the numbness but it doesn't go away.

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  • Brian August 27, 2009
    Brian
    August 27, 2009

    Don't fool around with any of this.  Get an EKG immediately to be sure.  I was told I had reflux and was given a muscle relaxer at an ER that did not have an EKG machine.  I saw my GP 3 days later, had the EKG, and was admitted with unstable angina later that day.  A week later I was the proud owner of three cardiac stents!!  Blockage in the three main arteries was 98%.  I am a lucky man.  The GP and the EKG saved my life.

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