Our emergency department at Lynchburg General Hospital has a dedicated chest pain center that offers prompt, patient-friendly and cost-effective diagnosis of chest discomfort. Here are some signs that may alert you that you are having a heart attack:
- A squeezing sensation in the chest
- Tightening or burning in the chest
- Sudden, intense shortness of breath
- Pain radiating to the left shoulder, arm, back, teeth, or jaw
- Nausea, vomiting, fainting, or intense sweating
If you experience any of these symptoms, please call 911 immediately.
A specialized team of skilled physicians, along with a talented staff of dedicated professionals, provide outstanding care at our facility using modern medicine's most advanced treatment options.
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