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During a stroke or heart attack, which arm is affected and

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during a stroke or heart attack, which arm is affected and how is it affected
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  PK replied 8 years ago.
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A stroke may result in weakness of the arm depending on the area of the brain affected.The arm which is affected depends on the area and side of the brain involved.

A heart attack results in pain which extends beyond your chest to the arm.
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