So sorry to hear you're going through this. Pain in the left arm and the
back is always concerning, in terms of whether it could be heart
If you are a woman, please read this article
about the possible symptoms of a heart attack, which can include pain
in the left shoulder and back, along with weakness on that side.
If you are a man or a woman and are experiencing any of these symptoms
, please get checked out by a health care provider right away:
- Chest pain, discomfort or heaviness
- Pain or discomfort radiating to the back, jaw or throat
- Sweating, nausea, vomiting or dizziness
- Extreme weakness, anxiety, or shortness of breath
- Rapid or irregular heartbeats
all that said, it's also possible you're suffering from a pinched nerve
or muscle strain. Nonetheless, if the pain persists, gets worse, or if
you begin experiencing other symptoms, please see a health care provider
as soon as possible.
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