Síntomas de un ataque cardíaco

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Los síntomas de un posible ataque cardíaco son, entre otros, dolor en el pecho y un dolor que se irradia al hombro y baja hacia el brazo. Algunas personas (los ancianos, las personas con la diabetes y mujeres) puede experimentar poco o ningún dolor torácico. O, pueden experimentar síntomas inusuales (dificultad para respirar, fatiga, debilidad).

Las mujeres tienen mayores probabilidades que los hombres de presentar síntomas de náuseas, vómitos, dolor de espalda o mandíbula, dificultad para respirar con dolor en el pecho.

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  • Last Reviewed on 06/22/2012
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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