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Chest pain and neck cramps/headaches

I've had a heavy, cramps pain in my left chest for about 5 months now. I take aspirin daily, it does not go away, if I like wake up really fast, it jab me with pain, an now I have a spasm, cramps thing in my left jaw/neck. And a constant headache. We don't have health insurance, so I'm not going to the doctor, as this would only hurt my family. I would rather die at 40 than put my family in the street. I just want to know if these are serious symptoms of heart or stroke, so I can make sure my wife or kids don't find daddy dead in the hall or something, I'm ready to go somewhere and let it happen to protect my family's finances.
Any advise would be great.
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Hello!
There can be several causes of these symptoms both serious and nonserious.The common possibilities are gastro esophageal reflux disease which can cause reflux of acid towards the chest. Costochondritis is other possibility which is inflammation of the cartilage that joins the breastone.A serious concern is that it can be a symptom of anginal pain or heart attack.Anginal pain can be controlled with medications if diagnosed on time. If left untreated it can lead to serious consequences like stroke and even death. Do consult a doctor immediately. You need urgent medical attention and investigations like X-ray chest, electrocardiogram and echocardiogram. I do hope it helps.
Take care and regards!
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Thank you, I went to the emergency room, an yup, after giving me an EKG up I went for a procedure. Im still having chest pain, sweats, but have a follow up on Friday.
Thank you
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