Services at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center  

Chest Pain

 

Don’t hesitate to call 9-1-1 if you are experiencing chest pain. People often wait to call for medical assistance, which delays life-saving treatment.

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It is important to call 9-1-1 if you are experiencing any of these symptoms:

  •  Chest discomfort
    • Chest pain, pressure, squeezing, fullness or heaviness
    • Located in the center of the chest
    • Lasts for more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back
  •   Discomfort or pain felt in other areas of the upper body
    • One or both arms, the upper back, between the shoulder blades, in the neck, or jaw
    • May have a feeling of fullness in the stomach
  •  Shortness of breath; trouble breathing
    • Can take place with or without chest discomfort
  •  Other symptoms
    • Breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea, dizziness, unusual tiredness and/or pale skin

Banner Good Samaritan provides comprehensive diagnostic studies, including stress testing, echocardiography and calcium scoring CT. Call 602-839-2400 to find out more about these heart tests.

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Call Cavanagh Heart Center Concierge at (602) 839-2400 for all your heart care questions
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
1111 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 839-2000
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