You could have a strained muscle around the heart that makes it feel like it's your heart. Try a heating pad and see if that helps. I had the same problem for years when I was in my 20's.
I walked around with the gas pain almost 26 hours. Guess what - it wasn't gas, it was a heart attack. See your doctor if a couple of tums doesn't fix the problem. .
A first degree sprain should be treated immediately with the P.R.I.C.E. Principle – Protection, Rest, Icing, Compression, Elevation.
If possible, the hand should be rested for the first couple of days post-injury to allow the healing process to take place.
X-rays can show whether the bones of the thumb and hand are broken. Your hand specialist will … Read more