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20 symptoms that mean you should see your doctor

Espresso Logo By Marijke Vroomen Durning of Espresso | Slide 2 of 21: There are several medical problems that could cause chest pain, many of which aren’t serious, such as pulling a muscle or experiencing occasional heartburn. But chest pain could also be the sign of a serious health problem such as a heart attack. Go to an emergency room immediately if you have chest pain that radiates to your jaw, down your left arm, or into your back, or if it’s accompanied by pressure on your chest, sweating and nausea.

Chest pain

There are several medical problems that could cause chest pain, many of which aren’t serious, such as pulling a muscle or experiencing occasional heartburn. But chest pain could also be the sign of a serious health problem such as a heart attack. Go to an emergency room immediately if you have chest pain that radiates to your jaw, down your left arm, or into your back, or if it’s accompanied by pressure on your chest, sweating and nausea.

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