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how can you tell if someone fakes a heart attack

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
EKGs and Enzymes: You can't fake a heart attack.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: A real heart attack will leave a weak wall at the heart. Between blood test, electrocardiogram, stress test, echocardiogram and cardiac catheterizati ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Heart attack : There may be feeling of anxiety, impending doom, chest pressure, or pain. Or there may be no warning signs at all.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Call 911: If you don't know how to do CPR - call 911. Get emergency help.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Some persons have sudden death. If pain, and stable - oxygen, aspirin nearest airport with medical care . If near takeoff, return. If near destin ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Classic symptoms: You will recognize it only if you have the classic symptoms of chest heaviness like an elephant on chest, cold sweats, shortness of breath, radiating ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Possible: Aortic root, aortic valvular disease aberrant coronary anomalous coronary origin but as another has noted: Cocaine and other drugs of abuse are m ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Symptoms: Chest pain severe substernal radiates to left or right arm and neck feeling of anxiety, fear, doom, death. Anatomically, heart muscle oxygen ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sternberg
48 years experience Clinical Psychology
Heart attack: First, talk to your doctor to see if you have the risk factors involved with a possible heart attack. Go over your diet and exercise as well. Talk wit ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Similar: Anterior crushing pressure with arm extension- radiation. Angina= neck pain or "feeling" impending doom! anxiety shortness of breath diaphoresis ... Read More
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