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heart attack waiting to happen? I'm 18 and have anxiety/panic attacks and scoliosis. lately I've been having arm pain and chest discomfort.

I also have tiny stabs in my heart area, but earlier it felt like my chest was full and a bit tight. I went to the hospital 7 months ago where they took my blood and urine, my mother says I'm having arm pain from my scoliosis because it pinched a nerve or I have muscular dystrophy. I think she's wrong but I need some more opinions, I'm not exactly fit and don't go out often, I eat unhealthy foods usually frozen/processed. can someone tell me if this is a heart attack coming on or no? the pain in my arm is from my elbow down to my pinky, usually a blunt pain. nothing sharp or numb.

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Check this out:
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health//dci/pods/trans_heartatt.html
and:(from that link, but still read it)

Other common signs and symptoms that a person can have during a heart attack include:

Upper body discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw, or stomach,
Shortness of breath with or before chest discomfort, and
Nausea, vomiting, lightheadedness or fainting, and breaking out in a cold sweat.

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Sounds like anxiety. See a Dr.

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During a heart attack, symptoms last 30 minutes or longer and are not relieved by rest or nitroglycerin under the tongue.
http://themedicalinformation.com

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