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Wednesday, September 09, 2009 Rosa, Community Member, asks

Q: Shortness of breath and numbness in his left arm yesterday ...what can it be????

My boyfriend had shortness of breath and numbness in his left arm yesterday and thought it's b/c he might have High Blood Pressure.....as of today, the numbness in his left arm has almost gone away.....what can these symptoms be????

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
9/ 9/09 3:00pm

Hi Rosa,

 

I recommend your boyfriend contact his physician for an evaluation, to discuss the symptoms he experienced and determine the cause.

 

Here is a link to information on the signs/symptoms of a heart attack:

 

http://www.healthcentral.com/heart-disease/patient-guide-44510-6.html

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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By Rosa, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/22/10, First Published: 09/09/09